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Before You Test

RCC uses Accuplacer, a suite of assessments that determine your knowledge in several subjects. Learn more about Accuplacer and review basic concepts in math, reading, and writing before taking the Placement Assessment by visiting:
http://www.accuplacer.org

Try these sample questions to see what the testing will be like:
Practice using sample questions

For study tips, check out the Accuplacer Study Guide

Need to brush up on your reading, writing, or math skills? RCC's Adult Basic Skills (ABS) offers basic skills classes. For more information call 541-245-7701 in Medford or 541-956-7253 in Grants Pass.

Reduce Test Anxiety. A little anxiety before a test improves your concentration and alertness. Excessive worry, or test anxiety, can lower your test score.
You can also download an Accuplacer iPhone app at www.accuplacer.org

Doing your best on this assessment can save you
time and money.

Things to Know about the Placement Test

 

  • This assessment is used to place you into reading, writing and math. You cannot PASS or FAIL this assessment.
  • This exam is not timed, but plan about 2 hours.
  • A calculator is available for use during the assessment on certain questions and is built in to the Accuplacer system.
  • You may not use your phone while taking the assessment.
  • If you need special accommodations to help take the computerized exam, please contact Disability Services

Questions regarding your placement will be answered by your Advising Case Manager after you finish your admissions process. 

For Current High School Students - Many local high schools offer Accuplacer Placement Assessment at the school. If you are enrolling in an Early College or College Now program and attend a local high school, check with your high school liaison to learn more about the Accuplacer Placement Assessment offered at your school.

Have you already taken a Placement Assessment?
Do you need your placement scores sent to another college? Fill out the Placement Scores Request form and allow 10 days for processing.

Placement Testing Process

Your health - and our staff's - is of utmost concern to RCC, and for this reason All Testing Candidates are REQUIRED to follow Health and Safety Requirements from the CDC and World Health Organization for preventing the spread of COVID-19.

All TESTING CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE AND WEAR MASKS WHEN TESTING. THEY CAN BE MEDICAL MASKS OR HOMEMADE MASKS.

Placement Assessments (Tests) are offered at all 3 RCC campuses:

Redwood Campus Riverside Campus Table Rock Campus
Grants Pass Medford White City

 

Scheduling a test

To schedule a placement assessment, please log into the myRogue Student Portal and visit the New Students > Placement Assessment link.

What to bring:

Acceptable ID must be a valid form of current identification that includes the test taker's name, signature (on required ID) and a recognizable photograph. Acceptable forms include:

  • Driver's License
  • State-approved or Federal ID
  • Military ID
  • College ID
  • High School ID
  • Passport
  • Tribal ID
  • Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship