Testing Services

Welcome to Gadsden State's Testing Services!

IMPORTANT: An unexpired governmental photo ID is REQUIRED to be shown for any test administration. Please leave all other items, except car keys, at home or in your vehicle. Please review additional Testing Services information and requirements below.

If you are a new student and have not taken and passed college-level English and/or math, please contact your advisor to ask if you are required to take the Accuplacer placement test. If you have not been assigned an advisor, please contact enrollment@gadsdenstate.edu or records@gadsdenstate.edu. Be sure to include your name, student number (A#) and declared major in the email and you will receive a response regarding placement test requirements, or if you qualify for test exemption.

If you have been informed that you are required to take the Accuplacer writing and/or math placement test, please continue to the Find Your Test section below to review Accuplacer information and to access the online appointment scheduling systemWalk-In testing is not allowed at this time. Students must have a confirmed scheduled appointment through the appointment webpage. If you have any questions after reviewing the information below or about placement test scheduling, please contact testing@gadsdenstate.edu.

In addition to administering Gadsden State’s Accuplacer placement test, Testing Services also administers ACT On-Campus (Residual) to students who will be Gadsden State Health Science program applicants; the ACT-WorkKeys to community members whose potential employer requires this basic abilities test series; and the ASE certification tests to community members in the auto service industry. Please refer to the Find Your Test section below for specific test information, practice resources, test scheduling and fees.

Gadsden State test center locations are in the One Stop Center, Room 132 on the East Broad Street Campus (256-549-8497) and in the Administration Building, Room 107 on the Ayers Campus (256-832-1241).


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Testing Requirements

Upon arrival for testing, test registrants must have the following:

  • Unexpired government-issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license
  • Gadsden State student number (A#), if applicable.
  • Testing fee payment receipt, if applicable.

The following items are prohibited while testing:

  • Cell phones or Bluetooth devices
  • Digital, alarm or calculator watches
  • Wristwatch smartphones
  • Non-approved calculators
  • Photographic or copying devices
  • Listening or recording devices, such as media players with headphones/earbuds
  • Sunglasses
  • Food or drinks
  • Unattended children
  • Visitors
  • Coats, hats, hoodies or head scarves (unless being worn for religious or medical reasons)

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