Apprentices needing to complete the ACCUPLACER exam can do so at Madison College. Test subjects differ slightly depending on the apprenticeship. Visit the Madison College Apprenticeships page for more information.

Our web calendar offers in-person sessions. Find our test session options using the link below. 

  • Registration closes 24 hours prior to session start time. 
  • Registering for a seat is highly recommended, though all sessions will accept walk-ins if space and time permit. 
  • If you are unable to find a session option, contact us for scheduling assistance.

Register for a Placement Test

Online Course Placement is available Oct 25 through noon on Dec 21, 2023.


  • You must create an online profile with Examity, the online proctoring company.
  • Your online test session is recorded.
  • Examity and Madison College review the recording prior to providing your results.
  • It can take 5 business days to get results sent to your student portal.
  • There is a $10 fee for this service.

If you need your results to register for classes within 5 business days, we recommend in-person testing, as results are provided immediately.


  • Request an online test session in RegisterBlast
  • Pay the ACCUPLACER test fee using a credit or debit card.
  • Within 2 business days of submission you will receive an email with:
    • Your ACCUPLACER test voucher code
    • Directions for setting up your Examity profile and paying the $10 fee
    • Technology requirements for the computer you will test on
    • Testing rules

You will also receive a call from our Testing Services offering support.

After you have completed your test:

  • Your test session will reviewed by both Examity and Testing Center staff.
  • If testing rule violations are observed (not showing valid ID, cheating, etc.), tests scores are invalidated and will not be released.
  • Once released, you can view your scores through MyMadisonCollege – Academic Records – Placement Scores
  • Attend an Advising and Registration session, use the Self-Advising Tool to select your courses, or contact Academic Advising for assistance with enrolling in courses.

Additional Examity Resources:

  • Exam Components

    • A valid photo ID is required.
    • Test sessions are 1 to 3 hours.
    • Indicate Apprenticeship program when registering for your exam.

    Components of the Exam

    The Apprenticeship exams may include all or some of the following areas:

    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Mathematics
  • Preparation

    We encourage you to prepare for the exam. A number of resources are available on the CollegeBoard website.

    Here are some additional resources:

    Student Achievement Center offers in person study help. You will need to have a Madison College student ID number to receive tutoring services.

    The library provides study resources including online tutoring (Brainfuse), SkillSurfer, and LearningExpress library.

  • Fees

    • The cost varies depending on how many tests are taken.
    • Payment can be made in several ways; at the time of registration, on campus before or after the exam (all campuses have payment centers except Commercial Avenue), or online.
    • For financial hardship cases, contact the Testing Center to inquire about a test fee waiver.
    • Retests are allowed only once within two years. Subsequent retests must be approved by an academic advisor.
  • Test Scores

    How are my test scores submitted to my apprenticeship?

    You have two options:

    Submit test scores on your own

    Agencies such as ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors) or individual Apprenticeships will allow you to submit your own scores. Before leaving the Testing Center on your exam day, ask the proctor for extra copies of your score report.

    Submit scores through Madison College

    Complete and submit the Madison College test score request form.

    After my test day, how can I get extra copies of my ACCUPLACER test scores? 

    You have two options for obtaining your test scores past your exam day. 

    Complete and submit the Madison College test score request form or find your scores through the ACCUPLACER student portal.

Contact the Testing and Assessment Center

Madison Truax Campus
Main Building, D2603

1701 Wright Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704

Hours vary by location and testing need

In-Person and Virtual Service Hours through August 15

  • Monday – Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm