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Accuplacer Placement Testing

Getting Started with Accuplacer

  1. Apply to SVCC
    Apply to SVCC and obtain your SVCC Student ID Number. Forms are available at the College and on the College website at [Apply to Sauk].

  2. Determine Placement
    Meet with an Admissions Specialist to receive placement testing recommendations. Course placement for English and Math is determined by the best combination of the following: ACT scores, SAT scores, high school transcripts and/or College transcripts; send official transcripts to the Admissions and Records Office.

  3. Prepare>>> Get the Study App
    Visit to get your FREE practice app and access sample math questions and/or sample English writing prompts.

  4. Schedule your appointment
    Contact the Testing Center to schedule your appointment at (815)835-6530 or email

  5. Take the placement exam/s
    A valid photo ID and SVCC ID number are required for all testing. The exams are computer based and there is no time limit. A built-in calculator is provided. Results are immediate. The 1st attempt is free. A retake is available. Please pay a $15 retake fee in the Business Office prior to 2nd attempt.

  6. Access Your Score Report
    Use the Accuplacer student portal to view and print your test results.