TRCC Testing Center

Phone: 860-215-9061

Room A117

Three Rivers Community College Testing Center provides services that include:

Accuplacer Placement Test

The Accuplacer Placement Test is required for all new, first-time college students. Students must apply to the college and receive their TRCC Student ID# prior to scheduling the test.

This test is designed to help students gain information about their readiness for college-level course work by measuring basic skills in mathematics, reading and writing. The test results assist with advisement and course placement.

Is English your second language (ESL)? If so, Accuplacer offers an English as a Second Language test designed for English language learners. The results from this test can place students in ESL classes or English Literature courses at TRCC. 

Students can sign up for the Accuplacer Placement Test using their Student ID# at:

Prepare for the Placement Test (ACCUPLACER®)

  • New first-time college students are required to complete the computerized Accuplacer placement test, designed to help students gain information about their readiness for college-level course work.
  • Sample questions can be found at: College Board sample questions
  • Free Accuplacer practice tests can also be found at: Accuplacer Practice
  • Free English and Language preparation OWL
  • Free Math preparation Math
  • Students will be given instructions on how to schedule the Accuplacer Placement test in their Acceptance Letter

Testing for Students Who Need Special Accommodations

  • Students who need special testing accommodations please contact the Testing Center to make an appointment at 860-215-9061.
  • Appropriate documentation must be submitted to the TRCC Disability Services Provider located in the Counseling and Advising Office at least 4-weeks prior to testing.

Make-up Exams

  • The Center provides a free make-up exam service for TRCC students in both traditional and online courses.
  • The decision to allow make-up exams is at the discretion of the instructor.
  • Students must call 860-215-9061 to make an appointment.
  • Credit by Exam

    CLEP (College-Level Examination Program)
        o Earn college-level credits for previously learned knowledge

    DSST (Subject Standardized Tests)
        o Earn college-level credits for previously learned knowledge.

    TEAS Test

    The TEAS test was developed to measure basic essential skills in the academic content area domains of Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language Usage. These entry level skills were deemed important for nursing program applicants by a panel of nursing program curriculum experts. The TEAS test is a requirement for admission into the Nursing Program.

    ATI-TEAS® TEST information

    TESTERS: Please limit the use of cologne and perfume while in the testing room or you will be asked to re-schedule your test.