Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Testing


The UACCH TESTING CENTER

The UACCH Hope Testing Center is open Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm, and Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm. Testing appointments may be made by contacting the Director of Testing at 870-722-8247 or misty.hughes@uacch.edu.  Students who require testing outside of regular testing hours must make arrangements with the Director of Testing.

Note: UACCH offices close during Christmas and Spring Breaks. UACCH Summer hours do vary. Testing is available at UACCH-Texarkana please contact Misty Hughes for an appointment.

 

COMPASS®

COMPASS is a comprehensive computerized adaptive testing system that helps place students into appropriate courses and maximizes the information that UACCH needs to ensure student success.  The COMPASS Test is un-timed and allows students the comfort of moving at their own pace.  Skills assessed using the COMPASS include writing, reading and mathematics. Students must have a photo ID and their UACCH student ID number prior to testing. Concurrent High School students without a valid photo ID must use the UACCH COMPASS Request with the counselor or principal’s signature. Testing fees may apply please contact the Testing Center for more information. Personal items such as cell phones must be stored in a locker. All students must follow UACCH Testing Center Policy.

COMPASS Test Fee Schedule

*UACCH Student COMPASS Testing Fee:

First attempt:                                                                   FREE

Retake Fee:                                                                    $5.00

**Non-UACCH Student COMPASS Testing Fee:  $5.00 per sub-test

* UACCH Student is defined as one who has a current admission application on file with the UACCH Registrar’s Office.

**Non-UACCH Student is defined as one who does not have an application for admission on file in the registrar’s office or is not willing to complete one prior to testing, and/or indicates they are not planning to attend UACCH.

All fees are payable in the Testing Center in advance of receiving service.

To request Compass Placement Scores please use the following form:

Placement Score Request Form

For more information and practice tests please check out our COMPASS Orientation and Study Guide. You can click on the link below:

COMPASS Orientation and Study Guide



 

PROCTORED EXAMS

The UACCH Testing Center can provide proctor exams for students who have approved accommodations through UACCH Student Support Services Counselor, are taking online courses, or for students who are identified as an Independent Study. UACCH is a pre-approved test site for most institutions in Arkansas and several out-of-state institutions.  It is the responsibility of the student to contact the UACCH Testing Center to make arrangements for a specific date and time to be tested.  Prior to taking an exam, the student is required to present a photo I.D. to the Proctor.  The student is also required to come prepared with the necessary supplies to take the exam. Personal items such as cell phones must be stored in a locker. All students must follow UACCH Testing Center Policy. Please contact the UACCH Testing Center for appointments, questions, or requests.

Students, either UACCH or non-UACCH, requiring test-proctor services at days/hours outside of normal, scheduled Testing Center hours:              $25.00 per test.

All fees are payable in the Testing Center in advance of receiving service.

 

ONLINE COURSE TEST SCHEDULE

Students taking online courses that require proctored testing (mid-term and/or final exams) must schedule appointments with the Director of Testing.  Prior to taking an exam, the student is required to present a photo I.D. to the Proctor.  The student is also required to come prepared with the necessary supplies to take the exam. Personal items such as cell phones must be stored in a locker. All students must follow UACCH Testing Center Policy.

ONLINE FINALS Summer Testing Schedule for UACCH:

Please take note of these dates, campus locations, and times. Notify your work now of the below testing schedule if you are expected to take a proctored exam in your Summer 2014 Online Class. To set up an appointment to test at either the Hope or Texarkana Campus please contact Misty Hughes at 870.722.8247 or misty.hughes@uacch.edu. Thank you!

  • August 4th, 8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm, HOPE CAMPUS ONLY (No Texarkana Exams)
  • August 5th, 8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm, TEXARKANA CAMPUS ONLY (No Hope Exams)
  • August 6th, 8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm, HOPE CAMPUS ONLY (No Texarkana Exams)

 

 GED®

The 2014 GED® test is a four-subject high school equivalency test that measures skills required by high schools and requested by colleges and employers. The four subjects are Science, Social Studies, Mathematical Reasoning, and Reasoning through Language Arts. After you pass the GED® test, your diploma or credential will be issued by your state but you’ll receive a GED® transcript to apply to college, start training, or get a better job.

The test is part of the 2014 GED® program, the only high school equivalency program built to help adults qualify for college, training, or a good job with good wages.

At GED Testing Service, we believe that everyone deserves a fighting chance at a good job with good wages. That’s why the 2014 GED® program includes start-to-finish support and a test based on what’s needed to succeed in college and jobs.

Test Facts:

  • The first GED® test was created in 1942 and is updated every 10-15 years
  • The 2014 GED® test takes a little more than seven hours to complete
  • The 2014 GED® test is administered year-round at more than 1,500 testing centers worldwide
  • People with a high school credential earn $568,000 more in a lifetime than people without a high school credential

The GED® exam is administered on a monthly basis at UACCH. All personal items such as cell phones must be stored in a locker. All students must follow UACCH Testing Center Policy. For scheduled dates or more information, please contact the UACCH Testing Center.


Students can find more information at: https://ged.com/

 

 NOCTI

The Student Occupational Competency Achievement Test (SOCAT) is administered by the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI).  UACCH uses NOCTI assessments as a tool to facilitate the construction of curricula and establish academic standards.  Since NOCTI assessments are created by occupational experts in the specific fields, they provide national standards on which to base program improvement.  Scoring reports from NOCTI provide feedback of great benefit to both UACCH and students.  Faculty and administrators are able to determine strengths and weaknesses within the program of instruction by using the scoring reports.  Data analysis includes scoring in subparts of the assessment; individual scores positioned within school, state and national statistics; mean scores; and standard deviations.  The SOCAT (NOCTI) is administered to students in five technical areas the end of their program of study: Industrial Electricity, Industrial Maintenance, Heating and Air Conditioning, Diesel Technology, and Welding. Please contact the UACCH Testing Center for appointments, requests, or questions.

Students can find more information at: http://noctitesting.org    

 

ATI-TEAS

Assessment Technologies Institute® Nursing Education (ATI) is part of Ascend Learning, a leader in providing technology-based educational, assessment, testing and certification solutions for healthcare and other vocational fields. Ascend Learning is renowned for helping people pass high-stakes tests, from nursing to health and fitness training to OSHA compliance training and insurance. UACCH Hope Testing Center is an approved test site for the University of Medical Sciences at Hope TEAS exams. For scheduled dates, please contact the UACCH Hope Testing Center.

Students can find more information and register for TEAS exam at: https://www.atitesting.com      

KUDER

The KUDER career interest inventory is a comprehensive tool with the self assessment resources, educational planning, and occupational exploration features to assist you at all stages of career development.  KUDER is designed to help you better understand your interests, skills, and work values; articulate your goals; create career plans; and take steps to implement those plans.

For students interested in taking this assessment please contact:

Career Services at 870-722-8222.

 

UACCH Testing Center Contact Information
Contact Person:    Misty Hughes
Location:                 Student Center 105
Phone:                     (870) 722-8247
Email:                      misty.hughes@uacch.edu