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Testing Center

The Testing Center provides:

  • Placement tests / Makeup tests
  • Test proctoring for students with accommodations
  • Certification testing
  • Specialized testing for program completion

See us when you:

  • Need to schedule a test
  • Need placement for math or English

Schedule a testing appointment by calling (815) 455-8984 or scheduling a test online. Walk-in appointments are accepted based on availability.

Photo identification is required for all testing.

See which tests require your student ID and which tests require government-issued ID like a driver’s license, passport, or military ID.

  • MCC Placement Exams
  • Make-Ups
  • WorkKeys (Paraprofessional certification testing)
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
  • National Occupational Competency Testing (NOCTI)

If you need a new MCC student ID made, visit the Student Success Center in A247.

  • GED ®
  • College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP)
  • Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Veterinary Assistant Training
  • Certified Electrocardiogram Technician (CET)
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • Proficiency Exams

Important information you should know before using the Testing Center

  • Apply to MCC before scheduling tests

    You need to apply to MCC, pay the required non-refundable $15 application fee and allow two business days for your student ID number to be assigned before you can take a placement test at MCC.

  • Testing Center Guidelines
    • Tests must be completed at least ten minutes prior to closing.
    • Some tests require appointments and/or fees. Appointments are suggested for all tests.
    • Lockers are available to stow personal items during testing.