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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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Test Center Hours

Looking to take a test at the Test Center? Click on the type of test you want to take for more information about the hours of operation.

  • Academic Testing
    Day Hours
    Monday 9:30 am- 8:00 pm
    Tuesday 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Wednesday 9:30 am- 8:00 pm
    Thursday 9:30 am- 8:00 pm
    Friday 9:30 am- 3:00 pm
    * Students will not be permitted to enter the Test Center 30 minutes prior to closing
  • Proctored Testing
    Day Hours
    Monday 10:00 am – 5:00pm
    Tuesday None
    Wednesday 10:00 am – 5:00pm
    Thursday 10:00 am – 5:00pm
    Friday None


    * Proctoring services are NOT available during peak testing periods. Click here for more information. 
  • Math Placement Testing (ALEKS PPL)
    Day Hours
    Monday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
    Tuesday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
    Wednesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
    Thursday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
    Friday 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
    * Students have THREE hours to complete the Math Placement (ALEKS PPL) test. Test Center staff highly encourage students to arrive in time to allow the full three hours to test. While you may not need the full amount of time, if you need to complete both math and English, please make sure to allow for at least 4 hours.
  • English Placement Testing (ACCUPLACER)
    Day Hours
    Monday 9:00 am- 7:00 pm
    Tuesday 1:00 pm- 7:00 pm
    Wednesday 9:00 am- 7:00 pm
    Thursday 9:00 am- 7:00 pm
    Friday 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
    * If you need to complete both English and math, please allow for at least 4 hours.
  • Credit-by-Examination (Certiport, CLEP, DSST)
    Day Hours
    Monday None
    Tuesday 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Wednesday 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
    Thursday 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
    Friday None
    Visit our websites for more information
    Credit by Examination (DSST and CLEP):
    Certiport Examinations:
  • GED Testing
    Day Hours
    Monday 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
    Tuesday 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Wednesday 10:00 am – 4:00pm
    Thursday 10:00 am – 4:00pm
    Friday None
    * Click here to learn more about how to schedule your GED. 
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