Contact Info

Testing Center
Melissa C. Murphy
Director
Horton Hall, room 019

School of Academic Programs & Services
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 placement 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. 

                      PLACEMENT TESTING AT AN ALTERNATE

                         LOCATION IS ONLY AVAILABLE FROM 

                                    MARCH 1, 2015 - MAY 31, 2015

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:

Friday, March 13th 10am - 2pm

Friday, March 27th 10am - 2pm

Friday, April 3rd 10am - 2pm

Monday, April 20th 10am - 6pm

Friday, May 1st 10am - 2pm

Thursday, May 21st 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 Contact specific HACC location (except Lancaster) 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. For HACC Lancaster, PLEASE call Shippensburg Testing Center at (717)477-1014 or e-mail mcmurphy@ship.edu for information on testing dates/times and to schedule appointment.
     

Lackawanna  College  Call (570)504-8094 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:                                                                  

Bucks County Community College ($30) Students should call (215)968-8466 to register for placement testing; identify yourself as a Ship student.  Testing Dates:  4/22/15 and 5/20/15. Testing begins promptly 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:testing@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.

Westmoreland County Community College ($30) Student should contact site, at least 24 hours in advance, to schedule 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.

MARYLAND INSTITUTIONS:

Frederick Community College ($30) Contact our office at Shippensburg University mcmurphy@ship.edu or (717)477-1014 at least one week in advance, to make an appointment. Student should then contact Frederick CC Testing Center at (301)846-2522 or testingcenter@frederick.edu to confirm appointment 48 hours in advance of scheduled date/time. 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) Students should contact site, at least 48 hours in advance, to schedule testing. The online proctoring service request form can be found at: http://www.howardcc.edu/admissions/advising/testcenter/Content/TestCenterPolicies.html. Proctoring services are available Mondays 9:30AM - 5:00PM, Wednesdays 1:00PM - 8:00PM, and Thursdays 9:30AM - 8:00PM. Please check the above link for dates when the center might be closed (example Spring Break). Pay at the cashier’s 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.