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Testing Center

General Testing Information

The Testing Center serves as the testing center for Virginia Western Community College. The center has a glassed-in testing area for secure testing and a computer lab for administering online tests. During our hours of operation, students may take placement tests, appropriate make-up tests, and exams for distance education courses (in accordance with class policies). As a service to the community, the center also administers proctored tests and special tests.

Students should not bring children with them when coming to take a test. Students should always bring their photo ID.

Tests may be sent to the Center by email at . This box is checked throughout the day. Tests may also be sent by FAX: 540-857-6138. Hand delivered tests will be received during the Center's open hours. If you have any questions, please contact us for further instruction.

Additional Testing Sites

Franklin Center

ATTENTION – For the Spring 2018 Semester, testing at the Franklin Center will only be available on Tuesdays from 9 AM - 2 PM and on Thursdays from 3 PM - 8 PM. Please follow the same procedures as outlined below to make an appointment. We are so sorry for the inconvenience.

The Franklin Center also serves as a testing center for Virginia Western Community College. Tests are administered by appointment only. Requests must be made at least 3 business days before appointment time. During hours of operation, students may take placement tests, appropriate make-up tests, and exams for distance education courses (in accordance with class policies). Students wishing to schedule an appointment should call (540) 483-0179, ext. 2116. Students should not bring children with them when coming to take a test and should always bring a photo ID. The Student Testing Policies at the Franklin Center are the same as those posted for the Testing Center.

To take a test at the Franklin Center students must fill out the Off-Campus Site Testing Request Form (PDF) and send it to their instructor.

Instructors may send tests to the Center by email at or by fax at 540-483-1297. Hand delivered tests will be received during the Center's open hours. If you have any questions, please contact us for further instruction.

Franklin Center Contact Information:
Virginia Western Community College
50 Claiborne Avenue
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Phone: (540) 483-0179, ext. 2116, or (540) 857-6812
Fax: (540) 483-1297
Email: 

Hours

Mon-Thurs: 8AM-8PM
Fri: 8AM-5PM
Sat: 9AM-1PM
Sun: Closed
Tests will not be given out within 30 minutes of closing

Contact Us

Testing Center
Location: Ground Floor, Brown Library
Phone: 540-857-7250
Fax: 540-857-6138

Mailing Address:
3095 Colonial Ave. SW
Roanoke, VA 24015