Testing Services

Chemeketa Community College administers a variety of exams to students, prospective students and community members.

You are required to show a valid photo ID each time you test.

Testing at the Salem Campus

The Salem campus administers numerous exams, including but not limited to –

Winter School Closure & Non Testing Days:
January 20 February 17

** Cell phones, backpacks, laptops or any other electronic items are not allowed in the testing room.

If you show up for testing with any of these items, you will be asked to store them outside of the testing room.

General Testing - appointment required BLDG 2, Rm 101

Bldg. 2, Rm. 101 For an appointment call 503.399.6556 option 2 or e-mail

*Paper testing is scheduled on the half hour (9:30 am, 10:30am etc.)

*Computer testing is scheduled on the hour (9:00 am, 10:00 am etc.)

WINTER Finals week March 17 - 22
Monday 9 am - 4 pm Monday 9 am - 8 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 4 pm Tuesday 9 am - 8 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 8 pm Wednesday 9 am - 8 pm
Thursday 9 am - 8 pm Thursday 9 am - 8 pm
Friday 9 am - 4 pm Friday 9 am - 4 pm

Placement Testing - no appointment necessary

Bldg. 6, Rm. 216 Placement test samples / Calculator Guidelines

Monday 10 am - 5 pm (Must begin before 3 pm)
Tuesday 10 am - 8 pm (Must begin before 6 pm)
Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm (Must begin before 3 pm)
Thursday 10 am - 5 pm (Must begin before 3 pm)

COMPASS Prep Workshops

Free workshops are offered to students entering Chemeketa to prepare for taking the COMPASS Placement Tests for reading/writing and math.
To register for one or both of these free workshops, call 503-399-5224. Space is limited.
The workshops are held in Bldg 6 Room 102. You will need to provide your K number.

Prep Workshops dates:


Testing at a community location

All community locations offer placement testing, though availability of exams may be limited. Please contact the specific location where you wish to test for schedule and procedures –


Salem campus
Building 2, Room 101
Phone: 503.399.6556

Fax: 503.399.4950

If English is your second language and you need additional assistance, call our ESL program at 503.399.6298. If you have a disability and you need additional assistance, contact the Disability Services Office at 503.399.5192.