Contact Info

Placement Testing Office
Melissa C. Murphy
Director of Placement Testing
School of Academic Programs and Services
Horton Hall, room 019
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-1014
mcmurphy@ship.edu

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Alternate Testing Sites

In order to accommodate students’ needs, we attempt to work with various institutions to proctor placement testing at their sites. Below is a list of institutions willing to offer placement testing for Shippensburg University students. When choosing an alternate site ALWAYS make sure you identify yourself as a Shippensburg student.

NOTE: ONLY ENGLISH and MATH placment testing can be completed at alternate sites.  If you need to test in READING (based on your verbal SAT score) testing MUST be completed at Shippensburg University. 

These alternate locations are FREE to test

PENNSYLVANIA INSITUTIONS:                                                                         

California University of PA    Contact site at (724)938-5779, at least 48 hours in advance, to schedule your testing.  Be sure to identify yourself as a Shippensburg University student.  Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site.  If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University.

Delaware Community College (on Specific Dates)  Schedule through their Testing Center at (610)359-5322. Shippensburg students can test for FREE  on:  May 2 and 9th between 10am - 2pm   OR May 5th and May 12th between 10am - 6pm. A charge of ($35) will be charged for alternate dates.  Be sure to identify yourself as a Shippensburg University student.  Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site. If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University.  

HACC (NOT all campuses) Contact specific HACC location to schedule your placement testing. Gettysburg (717)339-3535; Harrisburg (717)780-2456; Lebanon (717)270-6334; York (717)801-3214 . Be sure to identify yourself as a Shippensburg University student. Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site. If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University.       

Lackawanna Community College    Call (443) 518-1280 to schedule a date and time.  Be sure to identify yourself as a Shippensburg University student. Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site. If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University. 

DISCLAIMER: Each college is its own entity and may decide to charge a fee. If one of the above free testing locations begins charging fees, please contact the Placement Testing Office at Shippensburg so that we can update this.

These alternate locations are available with a $ fee $. 

PENNSYLVANIA INSITUTIONS:

Allegany College ($25) Somerset Campus call (301)784-5000 ext. 6135  or for the Bedford campus please call (301)784-5000 ext. 6224 to make an appointment.  Be sure to identify yourself as a Shippensburg University student. Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site. If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University.                                                                    

Bucks County Community College ($30)  Students should call (215)968-8466 to register forplacement testing; identify yourself as a Ship student.  Testing Dates:  4/23/14 and 5/21/14. Testing begins promtly at 1pm please arrive 10-15 min early. Bring check, money order, or cash (exact change). Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site. If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University.

Delaware Community College ($35) Schedule placement testing through their Testing Center (610)359-5322. Testing is free for Shippensburg students testing on:  May 2 and 9th between 10am - 2pm   OR May 5th and May 12th between 10am - 6pm   AND ($35) on alternate dates. Be sure to identify yourself as a Shippensburg University student. Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site. If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University.

Montgomery County Community College ($25) Student should contact site to set up date/time at mailto:ttesting@mc3.edu or (215)641-6646. Be sure to identify yourself as a Shippensburg University student.  Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site.  If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University.

MARYLAND INSTITUTIONS:

Allegany College ($25) For the Main Campus call (301)784-5554  to make an appointment. Be sure to identify yourself as a Shippensburg University student. Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site. If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University.

Frederick Community College ($30)  Contact our office at Shippensburg University mcmurphy@ship.edu or (717)477-1014 to make an appointment.  Testing Hours are M-Th 8:30-5:30, F 8:30-2:30, and S 9:30am. Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site. If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University.

Howard Community College ($30) Walk-ins taken on Monday, Wednesday, Thursdays from 9:30- 6:00pm,Tuesdays from 1:00 - 6:00pm, and Fridays from 9:30-3:00. Pay at cashiers office in RCF building second floor.  Testing is given on third floor. Be sure to identify yourself as a Shippensburg University student. Note: ONLY math and English placement tests can be completed at this site. If you need testing in reading (based on your verbal SAT scores) testing must be completed at Shippensburg University.

Please contact Melissa Murphy MCMurphy@ship.edu or (717)477-1014 for additional information.  

Students required to complete any part of placement testing MUST complete all testing requirements before their orientation date in order to register for classes during Orientation. This means you MUST complete your placement testing requirement ASAP.