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Placement Testing

Placement Testing: What You Need to Succeed!

All new students to Macomb Community College must take the Placement Test in order to evaluate their skill level in Math, English and Reading for proper course selection. Preparation for the test is encouraged. You can download a free web-based Study App.

Online Proctor Services Available - Examity Online Proctor service offers Remote Placement Testing for a $25 fee. Please Contact Placement Testing for more information at 586.445.7423 or email at

NEW! ONLINE ACCESS TO YOUR TEST RESULTS - Access your test results at

Macomb Community College offers the following links for Study Guides:

About Placement Testing:

  • Walk-in basis during hours of operation
  • Testing sites: H113, Center Campus, and G238, South Campus
  • Testing lab hours are:
    Monday and Tuesday 9:00am – 6:00pm (arrive by 4:00pm)*
    Wednesday – Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm (arrive by 2:30pm)*

If you wish to complete the test in one session, please arrive two (2) hours before closing.

*If you are unable to arrive by these times, please contact the Placement Testing Office.

  • Test is computer-based. Reading and Math portions are untimed. English portion (WritePlacer) is timed.
  • Free the first time. Retesting guidelines apply
  • Test CAN be saved, but must be completed within 12 days of save date.
  • Your Macomb student ID number and another piece of photo identification with signature is required
  • Takes about two hours – longer for students whose first language is not English
  • If you have a disability, contact Office of Special Services to arrange appropriate accommodations (586.445.7999 then press 2)

For more information, contact Placement Testing: H113, Center Campus, 586.286.2027, or G238, South Campus, 586.445.7423, or email

No personal items or electronic devices allowed in the testing rooms.