COMPASS Exams

COMPASS Exams

If you're interested in applying to Gwinnett Technical College but need to update placement test scores, you're in luck!

The Assessment Center administers COMPASS, a nationally recognized college admissions and placement exam used by most two-year colleges and many four-year colleges and universities.

For "Sample Questions" and "More Sample Questions," 
visit www.act.org/compass/sample

For list of study websites to help prepare for the exam, 
visit www.gtc-lsc.blogspot.com

Calculators: No personal calculators are allowed. You may use only the basic calculators provided or the onscreen scientific calculator.

Picture ID Required

Please Note: The COMPASS Lab is now located in Bldg. 100, Room 528. Since we have no lockers, please leave all valuables locked up in your car.

Late Night Testing is on Thursdays.

April 2015
Monday and Wednesday
April 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 and 29
Sign in 8:30am - 2:00pm
No later than 2:00pm
 
Tuesday
April 7, 14, 21 and 28
Sign in 1:30pm – 2:00pm
No later than 2:00pm
 
Thursday
April 9, 16, 23 and 30
Sign in 1:30pm – 6:00pm
No later than 6:00pm
 
April 2 – Lab Closed for Relocation
 
Friday
April 10, 17 and 24
Sign in 8:30am – 9:30am
No later than 9:30am
 
April 3 – Lab Closed for Relocation
 
Saturday
April 11 and 25
Sign in 8:00am – 8:30am
Lab closes at 12:00pm

 

May 2015
Monday and Wednesday
May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20 and 27
Sign in 8:30am - 2:00pm
No later than 2:00pm
 
May 25 Campus is Closed
 
Tuesday
May 5, 12 and 26
Sign in 1:30pm – 2:00pm
No later than 2:00pm
 
May 19 COMPASS Lab is Closed
 
Thursday
May 7, 14, 21 and 28 
Sign in 1:30pm – 6:00pm
No later than 6:00pm
 
Friday
May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
Sign in 8:30am – 9:30am
No later than 9:30am
 
Saturday
May 9 and 30
Sign in 8:00am – 8:30am
Lab closes at 12:00pm

 

Retest Policy: One retake per section is allowed. To retest, you must wait 14 days from the time you took your first COMPASS exam. The cost for a retest is $25 per section. Once you begin the Learning Support track, you must complete the required developmental courses.

P.O.S.T. Examinees are permitted to take the COMPASS exam according to the schedule shown above. The cost of the exam is $20. If you are not planning to attend Gwinnett Technical College but would like to take the COMPASS exam and have your scores sent to another college, you are also permitted to test according to the schedule shown above.

Rough time on the COMPASS? Consider the Accelerated Learning Program.

If you are an accepted Gwinnett Tech student and you've taken the COMPASS at least once, you may take an Accelerated Learning course to improve your skills and retake a portion of the COMPASS. Find out more here.