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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

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