Assessment & Testing

The Community College of Aurora Testing Center administers placement, online distance education, credit for prior learning and certification tests, to students, the community, and the military and their families. Test administration is done in a professional, positive and distraction-free environment in order to promote academic success and career advancement.  The CCA Testing Center locations adhere to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines.

Assessments; English and Math Self-Assessments

Placement Testing

Accuplacer Tests administered:

  • Writing (English)
  • Arithmetic (Math)
  • Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra & Statistics (Math)
  • Advanced Algebra and Functions (Math)
  • ESL/LOEP (administered in 2 parts; Language Usage and Write Placer/Reading Skills)
  • CCA students needing accommodations should contact the Office of Disability and Equity prior to testing


Meet with your Pathways Advisor if you are unsure which Accuplacer Math test to take.

Additional placement tests administered:

Translation and Interpretation Entrance Assessment
Spanish Placement Test (for students with prior Spanish language skills who want to place into higher-level Spanish courses)

Academic Testing

  • Make-Up testing is administered at the CentreTech and Lowry Testing Centers
  • CLEP and DSST testing (to earn college credit)
  • Third-Party (Distance Education) proctored exams (please refer to Proctoring Services section)
  • CCA students needing accommodations should contact the Office of Disability and Equity prior to testing

Client Testing

PearsonVUE Certifications: Please contact PearsonVUE for scheduling your appointment.

National Testing Network (NTN) Certifications for First Responders: Please contact National Testing Network for scheduling your appointment.

MiCasa Resource Center Exams
CCA students needing accommodations should contact The Office of Disability and Equity prior to testing. Students should contact their Advisor for assistance.

Proctoring Services

The CCA Testing Center is a participant in the Consortium of College Testing Centers for distance learners. We can work with your organization to provide a quiet testing space for your distance education proctoring needs. Email the Testing Center for more information.

Testing Center Hours of Operations


Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Contact Info:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (303) 360-4948