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Testing Center

The Testing Center administers a variety of testing services.

Placement Testing
After you have applied and are admitted to NHCC, the next step is to take the placement test. If you are a transfer student or have taken the ACCUPLACER, ACT or SAT tests, submit a Placement Test Waiver Request  for an evaluation for exemption.

Proctoring Services
Proctoring services provide instructor make-up and online exams for current students and individuals attending other MnSCU institutions with no charge.  We proctor exams for individuals from non-MnSCU institutions and other agencies for a $35 fee.

General Education Development (GED) Test
NHCC is a testing site for the GED Program which is affiliated with the GED Testing Service and Pearson Vue. The test is computer based and timed specific to each test battery. Registration to schedule a test appointment is through MyGED at www.GED.com.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Test
The CLEP test is a national program that allows students who have successfully completed challenging courses or relevant life/work experience to demonstrate knowledge of college-level subjects that could earn college credit.

Testing Accommodations
The Testing Center offers services to students who need reasonable accommodations for testing. We provide students with extended testing time, a distraction-free testing environment, and wheel chair accessibility. Students who request these services will need a referral from the office of Access Services.

  • The Testing Center requires a valid picture ID for all testing.
  • Testing requires a distraction-free environment; food, beverages, cellphones and other outside technology devices, perfumes or heavy scents, and persons not testing will not be allowed.



Contact Information

Location: Educational Services (ES) 108
Phone: 763-424-0928
Fax:  763-493-0552
Email: testingcenter@nhcc.edu

Office Hours

Monday, Thursday and Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Tuesday and Wednesday
8:00am - 6:30pm

Placement Testing Hours

Monday, Thursday 9:00am & 1:00pm

Tuesday, Wednesday 3:00pm

5:00pm test sessions are offered:
Tuesday, April 11
Tuesday, May 9
Tuesday, June 6
Tuesday, July 11

Proctored Test Hours

Monday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday  9:00am - 6:30pm
Wednesday 2:00pm - 6:30pm 

CLEP Test Hours

Tuesday & Friday
9:00am - 1:00pm

GED Test Hours

Wednesday 10:00am - 2:00pm