Testing Services

Chemeketa Community College offers a variety of local and national standardized tests and placement testing for newly admitted students.  It’s important to check each Chemeketa location before arriving for testing because service hours and test options vary. 

Plan Ahead for Testing

  • A photo ID is required for every test
  • Check the Chemeketa location you plan to use since service hours and test options vary by site
  • You’ll need a parking permit for Salem campus
  • Cell phones, backpacks, laptops and all electronic devices must be stored outside the testing room
  • Students needing accommodation for testing should contact Disability Services
  • It pays to prepare for placement testing in advance
  • If English is your second language and you need additional assistance, contact English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL)

Testing Appointments on Salem Campus

  • An appointment is required for all tests (except placement testing)
  • Appointments must be scheduled by 4 pm the business day before
  • Paper tests are scheduled every half hour (last appointment time 2.5 hours before closing)
  • Computerized tests are scheduled every hour(last appointment time 2 hours before closing)

Testing at Other Chemeketa Locations

  • Chemeketa Polk- Call 503.623.5567 to schedule a test time
  • Chemeketa Woodburn- Call 503.981.8820 to schedule a test time
  • Yamhill Valley Campus

Proctoring Services

Salem Test Options

Salem Campus Hours

Testing Center (by appointment)
Bldg. 2, Rm. 101
Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 9 am-4 pm (Closed Fridays during July and August)
Wednesday and Thursday, 9 am-8 pm (Thursday testing appointments end at 5 pm during July and August)
During finals week, Monday and Tuesday hours are extended to 8 pm

Placement Testing (no appointment required)
Bldg. 3, Rm. 268
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 am-5 pm
Tuesday, 10 am-8 pm

On July 24, 2017 placement testing will be conducted in Building 2, Room 101

Campus Closures Effecting Testing Services

  • August 21, 2017 - campus closed all day
  • September 4, 2017 - Labor Day
  • September 12, 2017 - closed for In-Service Day

Contact Testing Services

Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

Building 2, Room 101
4000 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem OR 97305

Phone 503.399.6556
Fax 503.399.4950