Schedule a Testing Session

Cook Library

Before You Schedule Your Test

  • Please check the Exemptions from Testing page to be certain you need to take the test.
  • Do not schedule an on-campus testing session if you requested to be tested remotely. See the Remote Testing page if you live more than two hours from Towson University.

How to Schedule Your Test

  • To schedule your reading placement testing session, fill out this form.
  • New testing dates are generally updated during the first week of the month.

Things You Need to Know before Your Test

What to Bring to Your Test

  • Your notification e-mail
  • A valid photo ID—you will not be allowed to test without a photo ID

How to Find Your Testing Location

  • To obtain directions to the testing location and area parking facilities, please see the "Towson University Map."

Parking Information

  • If you do not have a Towson University parking permit you must purchase a parking receipt. The cost for parking is $2.00 per hour (parking on Saturdays is free).
  • For the Towsontown Parking Garage—the pay station is located on the left side of the visitor’s booth.
  • For the Union Parking Garage—the pay station is located at the end of visitor lot 11.
  • For Auburn Drive (close to the Towson Center)—the pay station is located at the end of visitor lot 13 (you will find this visitor lot after making a right from Osler Drive).

Inclement Weather Policy/Emergencies

  • If the university is closed due to inclement weather or an emergency during your scheduled test time, that particular test session will be canceled. It is the responsibility of the student to sign up for a different test session.



Academic Achievement Center
Cook Library, Room 524
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2291
Fax: 410-704-3216


• The reading placement test is part of a suite of testing products commonly referred to as ACCUPLACERŽ tests. The College Board developed ACCUPLACERŽ Computerized Placement Tests (CPTs) to provide information about your level of skill in reading.

• If you still have questions regarding the reading placement test, review our FAQs!

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