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Student Success Center/Testing Center


The Student Success Center/Testing Center provides several testing options for students to evaluate academic and work skill levels. The Testing Center is located in the Student Success Center in the upper level of the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building on the college's Sidney campus.  



Schedule a testing appointment All testing appointments can be easily scheduled online using the the link above, or by contacting the Student Success Center at studentsuccess@montcalm.edu or (989) 328-1264.

Testing Center Policies


General Policies

  • Students must check in at the Student Success Center front desk before entering the Testing Center.
  • MCC is not responsible for personal items left outside testing areas. The college has a limited number of lockers available to store your belongings, but if you have valuable items with you, we suggest you take them to your vehicle before starting your test.
  • Testing areas are monitored and security cameras are in use.

Required items

  • Valid photo identification
  • MCC student ID (must have for ACCUPLACER testing)

Prohibited items

  • Books and notebooks
  • Book bags or backpacks
  • Electronics including laptop computers, cell phones and smart watches
  • People who are not testing, including children 
  • Any other items specified as prohibited by your instructor

Available Tests

ACCUPLACER TestingThe ACCUPLACER academic skills assessment test helps determine a student’s readiness for college-level courses.

ACT TestingThe ACT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions.

WorkKeys® TestingWorkKeys® is a job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop and retain a high-performance workforce. 

SAT testinGRegister online to take the SAT.  The SAT is the best way to show colleges you have the skills and knowledge they want most. The SAT is accepted by all U.S. colleges and measures what students learn in high school and what they need to succeed in college. For questions, please contact Lisa Gardner, Director of Student Success, at lisa.gardner@montcalm.edu or 989-328-1231.

ETS Parapro assessment

The ParaPro Assessment is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals and measures skills and knowledge in reading, mathematics, and writing as well as the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to assist in classroom instruction. The assessment is web-based and consist of 90 multiple-choice questions.

More information including free test preparation and how to register is available at ETS ParaPro | Prometric. For additional questions, please contact the Student Success Center at studentsuccess@montcalm.edu or 989-328-1264.

LPOCAT and EMPCO Testing

Local Corrections Physical Fitness Testing and Local Corrections Reading and Writing Exams are administered at MCC. Please click the link above to learn more.

Student Success Center