Towson University offers the
ACCUPLACERŽ placement test on campus by appointment. If your
commute is greater than 2 hours, you have an option to take the
test at a college closer to you. Please note that the
earlier you comply with the testing policy, the more likely it
is that you will get the best selection of classes.
It is your responsibility to find and contact the testing center of a local college
to find out if they test students from other institutions.
If they test students from other institutions, please
identify yourself as a Towson University student who needs
to complete ACCUPLACERŽ testing, inquire about the fee to use
their facility, and the test administrator's contact
Test administrator's name
College or test center's name
When sending this information to our
email address, you must include your name, phone number, TU I.D. number and email address. Inform
the test administrator at the college or learning center that the Academic Achievement Center (410-704-2291,
email him or
her our ACCUPLACERŽ instruction within three days.
If you are
unable to locate a
contact a local
Center. It is
important to inform
the learning center
that they will administer
because our office
directly to the test
the Sylvan center
states that they do
ACCUPLACERŽ , please
call 410-704-2291 or
Please note that you will not be able to take the online
ACCUPLACERŽ test at another college or learning center until
the test administrator receives our ACCUPLACERŽ
Do not contact the following institutions. They do not test students from other colleges.
College, Hofstra University, Montgomery College
(Germantown and Rockville campuses),
Northern Virginia Community College, Onondaga Community
College, Prince George's
Community College, and UMUC. Also, do not
contact the Sylvan Learning
Center located at 12 Alfred Street, Woburn, Ma.
Any charges for taking the
ACCUPLACERŽ test at another
college, or learning center, are your responsibility.
You must take the Remote Confirmation email to the testing location
to give to the test administrator. Do not attend a testing
appointment without the confirmation; it informs the administrator
that you were given approval to test at their
facility. Therefore, schedule the testing session after you
have received your Remote Confirmation.
Be sure to identify yourself as a Towson University
student or you may be accidentally
administered the ACCUPLACER test for the host campus which may not include the same test batteries required by Towson University.
Be sure tohave a photo I.D. for
check-in purposes---you will not be allowed to test if you
do not present this documentation.
Bring several pencils and/or pens.
If you are taking the mathematics placement test, do NOT
bring a calculator. The calculator appears within the
test when calculator use is appropriate.
Do NOT bring your own scrap paper; it will be provided
for you and collected from you at the end of the test. If
you were not given scrap paper when seated, ask for it.
Your test scores and placement results appear on the
computer screen at the end of your testing session. Ask the
test administrator to print the score report and give you a
copy. No one at the local campus or test location will have access to
your results once you are logged out of the test. Your results
are specific to Towson University. If you did not receive a copy of your score report, please
contact the Academic Achievement Center at 410-704-2291.
You do not need to send us a copy of score results; we
have access to the ACCUPLACERŽ score report.
Read the Retest Policy to see if you qualify for
retesting. If you qualify for a re-test, please inform
Placement Testing by using our email address. Also, read the
Test Score Information to get further
explanation of your score results.