Testing and Assessment Center

The Testing and Assessment Center at the LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus (UPRC) is a one-stop location for students in the greater North Ridgeville area.  Students can take the Placement Assessment, online exams, as well as proctored exams from LCCC, The University Partnership and other colleges and universities.

Testing Services Available

  • Placement Assessment
  • Online Exams
  • Proctored Exams

LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus Testing Hours

  • Monday through Thursday:  8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday:  8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday:  Closed

Students are asked to complete assessments by the published closing time.  Students may not be allowed to extend beyond closing time, even if time remains on an exam.

Placement Assessment

The Placement Assessment, administered to most incoming LCCC students, is available at the LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus.  Students taking the Placement Assessment will be assessed in three subjects:  writing, reading and mathematics.  To complete the entire assessment in one session, students should plan for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.  Students must bring a photo ID to be assessed.  All other testing materials are provided.

The placement assessment consists of a writing sample, where students write an essay in response to a topic provided.  Students are also assessed on Accuplacer in writing, reading and math.

The Placement Assessment is available at the UPRC on a walk-in basis.

Learn more about the Placement Assessment.   

 

Proctored Exams

The LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus is pleased to administer a proctored exam to any student.  Students should have their instructor make arrangements with the LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus prior to your arrival.  There is no fee for students taking examinations for Lorain County Community College or University Partnership courses.

A nominal fee is assessed for proctored exams that are not directly associated with LCCC or The University Partnership. 

For more information on the fees and registration for a proctored exam, click here.  

 

Student Guidelines

  • Students must present a photo identification card, such as an LCCC student ID, other school ID or state-issued ID (driver’s license, state ID card, passport, etc.).  An LCCC student ID card can be obtained at the LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus front desk or at the LCCC Bass Library circulation desk.
  • Students who are registered with Accessibility Services will need to make prior arrangements through the Accessibility Services Office at (440) 366-4124.  Accommodations will be provided on an as-needed basis.
  • For exams not related to LCCC or The University Partnership, a testing fee will apply.  Visit our Testing Services page for information, registration and payment options.
  • Students are welcome to contact the LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus at (440) 366-4800 to ensure an exam has been received at UPRC.
  • No children are allowed in the Testing and Assessment Center.  Also, children are not to be left unattended in the center while a student is testing.
  • No food and/or drinks are permitted in the Testing and Assessment Center.
  • Students are not permitted to converse in the Testing and Assessment Center.  Cell phones, smart watches and pagers must be turned off and kept in your backpack or purse while testing.  Students may be requested to place items in a locker to be retrieved after testing is completed.
  • Students should come prepared with #2 pencils, pens, erasers, calculators or other materials permitted by your instructor during your exam.  All other belongings (coats, hats, books, backpacks, etc.) will be placed aside or in a locker during the assessment.
  • Our proctors have the authority to assign seating for students taking tests.

More Information

For more information about testing at UPRC, please call us at (440) 366-4800.