Placement Testing


All new students who plan to take a math or English class at TCC and do not qualify under Multiple/Alternative Measures must take the ACCUPLACER™ assessment. Read below for more information about Multiple/Alternative Measures. If you qualify, please send documents with Student ID number to

Assessment Updates

Online testing is now available.

For details, scroll down to "About Testing" and select "Can't come to TCC"

Multiple/Alternative Measures Information


About Testing

TCC is now implementing the ACCUPLACER™ Next Generation Reading placement to evaluate students for English Placement and the ACCUPLACER™ Next Generation Math series for math placement.


Testing locations and scheduling

Testing is available on both the main TCC Tacoma Campus and the Gig Harbor Campus. Picture ID and proof of payment are required. You must be already admitted to Tacoma Community College and have a Student ID number to take the test.

Testing Hours: 
Tacoma Campus

Walk-in only: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Call 253-566-5158 before coming in to confirm that we are open.


Testing Location:
Tacoma Campus

Bldg. 7 Placement Testing Lab


TCC campus


Gig Harbor Campus

By appointment only.

Call 253-460-2424

Gig Harbor campus


Need Certification or Employment-related Testing?

Certification & Testing Center

Location: Bldg. 6