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The Testing Center administers the Virginia Placement Test (VPT) for English & math, as well as proctored exams for all asynchronous distance learning courses. As a service to the community, the Center also administers proctored tests and special tests.

All of the services and support are free to students currently enrolled at Virginia Western Community College.

Hours of Operation

On select Saturdays in January and February the Testing Center will be open extended hours for Placement Testing for Dual Enrollment and CCAP students.

On January 23rd and 30th and February 20th and 27th students can take a Placement Test between the hours of 9:00AM - 4:00PM.

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Tests will not be given out after 7:30 PM Monday - Thursday; 4:30 PM on Friday and 12:30 PM on Saturday. People should not bring children with them when coming to take a test or when using the open lab or the tutoring centers.


Click here for campus map and driving directions.

The Testing Center is located on the ground floor of Brown Library.


The parking lot beside the Testing Center (Lot 6) is for faculty and staff parking only; if you don't have the appropriate parking decal, you will need to find another place to park and walk to the Testing Center. Consult the Virginia Western parking regulations for more information.

Contact Us

Phone: 540-857-7250
Fax: 540-857-6138

Mailing Address

Testing Center
Virginia Western Community College
3095 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015