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Placement Testing Sign-up

 

Core Competency Testing for Students Graduating

To sign up for the placement test, please complete the following:

  • Submit an online application
  • Select a testing date and time listed below
  • Call or visit the Admissions office to sign-up for a testing date and time

Testing Sign-up and Contact Information:

Franklin Campus
Scheduling – Admissions Office………………………569-6707
Questions and scheduling – Mary Ellen Gleason…569-6740
mgleason@pdc.edu

Suffolk Campus
Scheduling – Admissions Office………………………925-6313
Questions and scheduling – Carol Badeaux……………925-6328
cbadeaux@pdc.edu

Smithfield Center
Scheduling – Admissions Office………………………925-6340
Questions and scheduling – Carol Badeaux……………925-6328
cbadeaux@pdc.edu


Practice Books, Sample Tests, and Other Resources

Future students are advised to review practice materials for preparation of the placement test. The following materials are available for future students to review the skills needed to successfully complete the placement test:

Once these practice materials are reviewed, online testing samples can be accessed by clicking on the following Sample Tests:

Those future students interested in calculus practice resources, may find the following websites useful:


Testing Day

What should future students bring on the testing day? Please bring the following:

  • A government issued picture ID such as a driver’s license or passport.
  • The seven digit student ID number issued when the application to PDCCC was submitted and accepted. This number is also noted as the emplid at the bottom of the accepted application pdf document.

Placement Testing Calendar

Testing for Summer 2019


Franklin Campus Room 117

Placement Testing

Placement Testing

Placement Testing

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
5:00 p.m.
August 13
9:00 a.m.
July 17
July 24
July 31
August 14
5:00 p.m.
August 15
9:00 a.m.
August 17

Franklin Campus Sign-up
Admissions Office: 757-569-6717
Mary Ellen Gleason: (Office): 569-6740 email: mgleason@pdc.edu


Hobbs (Suffolk) Campus Room 103

Placement Testing

Placement Testing

Placement Testing

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
11:00 a.m.
July 22


10:00 a.m./
2:00 p.m.
August 12
August 19
10:00 a.m./
1:00 p.m.
August 6
August 13
August 20
11:00 a.m./
3:00 p.m.
July 17
July 31
August 14
August 21
10:00 a.m./
August 16
9:00 a.m.
August 10

Additional dates and times are available. Please contact Carol Badeaux for an appointment at 757-925-6328 or cbadeaux@pdc.edu

Suffolk Campus Sign-up
Admissions Office: 757-925-6313
Carol Badeaux: (Office) 757-925-6328
email: cbadeaux@pdc.edu (preferred)


Smithfield Center Room 216

Placement Testing

Placement Testing

Placement Testing

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
10:00 a.m.
July 11
July 18
July 25
August 1
August 8
August 15
August 22
If another day or time arrangement needs to be made, please contact Carol Badeaux at 757-925-6328 or email her at cbadeaux@pdc.edu

Smithfield Center Sign-up
Admissions Office: 757-925-6340
Carol Badeaux: (Office) 757-925-6328
email: cbadeaux@pdc.edu (preferred)


Proctored Exams for Online Classes

Many students who take online classes through PDC, NVCC, TCC, or other community colleges in Virginia may need proctoring for exams.
Those enrolled with the SSDL classes through NVCC
Those enrolled with the ELI classes through NVCC
And all other community colleges, please contact:

Ms. Mary Ellen Gleason, 757-569-6740 or mgleason@pdc.edu for the Franklin campus
Mrs. Carol Badeaux, 757-925-6328 or cbadeaux@pdc.edu for the Suffolk campus
Mrs. Carol Badeaux, 757-925-6328 or cbadeaux@pdc.edu for the Smithfield Center


Dual Enrollment Testing Dates for Area High Schools

The college offers various college level and career/technical courses to area high schools through our dual enrollment program. The following high schools participate in the PDCCC dual enrollment program:


Franklin High School
Franklin High School
  • Wednesday, February 27

Southampton High School
Southampton High School
  • Friday, March 22
  • Monday, April 15

Southampton Academy
Southampton Academy
  • TBA

Lakeland High School
Lakeland High School
  • Monday, April 8
  • Tuesday, April 9

Nansemond River High School
Nansemond River High School
  • Monday, May 6
  • Wednesday, May 8

Kings Fork High School
Kings Fork High School
  • Friday, April 26

Isle of Wight Academy
Isle of Wight Academy
  • Thursday, May 9

Windsor High School
Windsor High School
  • Monday, May 20
  • Tuesday, May 21
  • Wednesday, June 12

Smithfield High School
Smithfield
  • Monday, March 25
  • Monday, April 29
  • Wednesday, May 1
  • Wednesday, June 5

Pruden Center
Pruden Center
  • TBA

Suffolk Christian Academy
Home Schooled Students
  • By Appointment

Home Schooled Students
Home Schooled Students
  • By Appointment

For those high school students or parents of high school students interested in dual enrollment classes, please contact your high school’s guidance counselor for further instructions. Placement tests are required for all students interested in taking dual enrollment classes. The dates for testing are arranged between the high schools and the college. Please contact the high school guidance counselor to determine when the next placement testing sessions are scheduled.

The PSAT, SAT, and ACT tests are considered alternate tests to qualify for dual enrollment provided the scores meet certain cut-off scores. Please contact your high school’s guidance counselor for more information about alternate testing qualifications.

If you have any further questions about dual enrollment testing, please contact Ms. Mary Ellen Gleason at 757-569-6740 or mgleason@pdc.edu


Instructions for future dual enrollment students.

  • All first time students must submit an online application
  • Students must bring with them their student ID number provided by the application process
  • It is strongly recommended that students review the practice materials on this webpage.
  • A four-function calculator is provided within the test. Personal calculators are not permitted.
  • Dual enrollment testing is provided on the site of the high school. However, during the summer months, testing or retesting is administered at the college. To sign up for testing or retesting for the dual enrollment programs, high school students may sign-up on this page selecting the campus and times offered throughout the summer months.

If the times offered on the sign-up form do not suit the students’ schedule, they may contact:

Our Dual Enrollment Coordinator is Judy Wachsmann, who can answer any questions about dual enrollment and advise throughout a student’s program.

Her contact information is 757-569-6081 and jwachsmann@pdc.edu