Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

Testing Fees






Placement testing for non-SVCC students (including Compass, Accuplacer, etc.).

$10.00 each session. A session is defined as a visit.

Compass placement testing for SVCC students.

First testing session for each test is free; all additional testing sessions are $10.00 per section.

Proctored tests for SVCC online and on campus courses. This includes SVCC students who are taking proctored tests for other Illinois colleges (ILCCO).


Web-based and paper/pencil tests for online courses from other colleges (non-SVCC students).

$25.00 - per course, per semester.

NION proctored tests

Free to SVCC students, all other students $25.00 per semester.


$10.00 proctoring fee.

A separate testing fee is collected on DANTES website.


$10.00 proctoring fee.

A separate testing fee is collected on CLEP website.


Testing fee is collected through the Business and Community Education Office.

Pearson VUE

Fees are paid directly to Pearson VUE


$10.00 proctoring fee. 

A separate testing fee is collected through ETA prior to testing.

Fax/Mail Compass scores to another college. Use release form located on website.

$5.00 each.

Fee Collection Process

When students call the Testing Center to make an appointment to test, they are told about any fees that apply.  Fees must be paid before testing.

Fees can be paid in the Business Office during open hours either in person or by phone.

Business Office Hours:

Spring and Fall Hours                                          Summer Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m.                      Monday- Thursday 7:00a.m.-5:00p.m.



Students will need to bring their receipt to the Testing Center where a copy will be kept on file.

Students wishing to have their test scores faxed to another school must submit the Test Score Fax Release form to the Testing Center.