The ACCUPLACER assessment is offered at the Port Angeles campus in the Student Services Building (D), 2nd floor - the building opens at 9:00 during the summer. There is a $20 fee for placement testing. There are alternative placement options available - please review the options under the section below titled "Not All Students Need to Test". The newest option is placement for students who gratuated from high school within the last 5 years with a 2.5 or better cummulative GPA.
Due to limited staffing, the Assessment & Placement Center will be closed July 2nd and 3rd. Peninsula College is closed July 4th and July 5th.
If you have immediate questions regarding registration for summer quarter, please contact Pirate Central at 360.417.6340. We will return to the regular hours listed beginning July 9th.
Main campus Accuplacer testing offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Because of limited staffing, Accuplacer testing will be offered between 9:00 am-1:00 pm and 2:00-5:00 pm. The Center will be closed for lunch between 1:00-2:00 pm. The Student Services Building opens at 9:00 during the summer.
To try to complete all sections of the Accuplacer within these time frames, it is recommended you check in between 9:00-10:00 am, or 2:00-3:00 pm. No appointment is necessary.
If you are unable to come to an ACCUPLACER drop in testing day, please call (360) 417-6346 to schedule an alternate time.
Pay the $20.00 testing fee at Pirate Central on the main floor of the Student Services Building before heading upstairs for the assessment. You will need your receipt, picture ID and your Peninsula College ID number (SID). If you do not have an SID, one will be issued to you when you pay for the assessment. Check out acceptable Accuplacer ID.
Port Townsend Campus: Testing is by appointment. Please call (360) 385-4605 to schedule.
Forks Campus: Testing is by appointment. Please call (360) 374-3223 to schedule.
If you don’t live in the area, you may be able to take the Accuplacer exam at a college near you and have them send your scores to Peninsula College.
New! If you are not able to come to campus to take the ACCUPLACER placement exam, we have a virtual testing option for you. Due to limited staffing, the virtual testing option will not be available between June 25 - July 8.
Not All Students Need to Test
Alternative course placement options are available such as Smarter Balanced scores, New! SAT/ACT scores, high school transcripts and college transcripts. Read more about Placement Test Alternatives
Getting Prepared is Highly Recommended - We now use the Next Generation version of ACCUPLACER.
- Important things to know on the ACCUPLACER Information Sheet
To further your preparation try these resources:
Accessing your placement scores taken at Peninsula College:
Degree Audit - Log in here as a student with your Peninsula College student identification number and your password (birthdate). The test score tab will appear in the upper right of the screen.
Assessment and Placement Center
Toll Free: 1-877-452-9277 ext. 6346
Fax: (360) 417-6416