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Test Center Mission Statement:

Howard Community College’s Test Center provides examinees with available, secure, accessible, and professional testing services as well as resources to enable participation in educational, career, and professional pursuits.  The Test Center enables students and other test takers to demonstrate knowledge, achieve certification, engage in professional development, enhance competencies, and partake in lifelong learning in an optimal testing environment.  Services are available to students, faculty, staff, county residents, and corporate and academic citizens of the greater Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area, as well as students throughout the national and international communities.  The Test Center is a member of the National College Testing Association (NCTA) and adheres to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines.  The Test Center is also a part of the Consortium of College Testing Centers.

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Test Center
Howard Community College — RCF-359
Phone: 443-518-1280
Fax: 443-518-4257

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  • Test Center Announcments
  • The Test Center will close at 5PM on Thursday, July 2, 2015 and will be closed on July 3, 2015 in observance of Independence Day. 

  • Summer hours begin on May 26, 2015.  Academic hours are as follows: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 9:30AM-7:00PM; Tuesdays 12:00PM-7:00PM and Fridays 9:30AM-3:00PM.  Placement hours are as follows: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 9:00AM-6:00PM; Tuesdays 1:00PM-6:00PM and Fridays 9:00AM-3:00PM. All Math Retests must be started by 5:00PM

  • The Test Center will be open early (9:00am) on July 7, 2015 for Placement Testing.

  • Due to construction, make sure to leave yourself enough time to find parking!  We want to make sure you have the full time to complete your test, so please plan on up to an hour to find parking and arrive at the Test Center.  Click here to learn about parking options and our Dragon Wagon Shuttle!
  • Contact Us
  • Location: Rouse Company Foundation Student Services Building - Third Floor - Room 359 and Room 366
    Phone: 443-518-1280