Testing & Certification Services

Future Students

Testing Center Hours

Alpena Campus:
Van Lare Hall 122
989.358.7209
Fax: 989.358.7569

Summer Semester Hours

Monday
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment contact the Testing Center at
989.358.7209 montaguk@alpenacc.edu.

Oscoda Campus:
Room 206
989.358.7445

Spring Semester Hours

Monday
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment contact the HUSH Testing Center at
989.358.7445 or billielp@alpenacc.edu.

Alpena Community College offers a variety of testing certification services to students and the local community. Some services require registration and payment of a fee. Services include:
  • Basic Skills Assessment:
    ACCUPLACER placement assessment is required for:
  1. All new Alpena Community College students who do not have A.C.T. Reading, English and Mathematics subscores of 18 or higher and wish to register for more than one course** (Note: placement tests will only be given in the subject areas where subscore minimums were not met) or
  2. All new Alpena Community College students who do not have SAT Reading test scores of 25, Writing and Language test scores of 25 and Mathematics test score of 26.5 or higher and wish to register for more than one course* (Note: placement tests will only be given in the subject areas where sub-score minimums were not met.)
  3. Have not earned a minimum of 12 college credits including at least one college level course in either English or Mathematics and
  4. All students who enroll for the first time in an English or mathematics course.

** Students who accumulate 6 credit hours by taking one course per semester will be required to take the ACCUPLACER placement test battery.

The ACCUPLACER Placement Test is strongly recommended for all students, regardless of course load or field of study.

  • Industrial Testing
    ACC is a certified (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) Industrial Testing Site and offers a full range concrete materials testing lab. Cement, aggregate and concrete testing is done for a variety of industrial, commercial, and governmental clients, providing unique hands-on learning for students. For information on testing services, contact Kevin Sylvester, 989.358.7364 (toll free in Michigan 1.888.468.6222). Fee required.
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
    Alpena Community College is an authorized testing center for the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams for business and desktop applications. For further information, contact Nat Salziger, 989.358.7406 (toll free in Michigan 1-888.468.6222). Fee required.
  • VUE Testing
    Alpena Community College is an authorized testing center for certification exams on skills in the Information Technology industry. Some of the certification exams include: Allaire, Avaya, Brocade, CIW, Check Point, Cisco, CompTIA, Ericsson, iGeneration Informix, LPI, Lucent, Microsoft, Novell, PTC, RSA Security, Siebel Systems. For further information, contact Nat Salziger, 989.358.7406 (toll free in Michigan 1.888.468.6222). Fee required.
  • Work Keys Assessment
    Alpena Community College is an ACT Work Keys Service Center and offers individual assessment in workplace readiness skills and job profiling/assessment for specific business needs on a fee basis. For further information, contact Dawn Stone, 989.358.7293 (toll free in Michigan 1.888.468.6222).
  • Work Keys
    Assessment in workplcae readiness skills (reading, writing, mathematics, observation, applied technology, locating information, team work). For further information, contact the Testing Center, 989.358.7209.
  • ServSafe
    Food Protection Manager Certificate. For further information, contact the Testing Center, 989.358.7209.
  • CLEP
    College Level Examination Program (Credit by Exam). For further information, contact the Testing Center, 989.358.7209.
  • Prometric DSST
    Credit by Exam. For further information, contact the Testing Center, 989.358.7209.
  • Ramsey
    Employment testing in various areas (example: mechanical, electrical, welding, millwright, employee safety, print, wind turbine technician, etc). For further information, contact the Testing Center, 989.358.7209.
  • WONDERLIC
    WPI (Wonderlic Productivity Index) - uses personality traits for predicting job performance
    WPT-R - Cognitive ability, which is ability to learn, understand information and instructions and to solve problems
    WBST - Test of verbal skills and quantitative skills
    For further information, contact the Testing Center, 989.358.7209.
  • ISCET 
    International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians
    For further information, contact the Testing Center, 989.358.7209.
  • ASE
    Auto Service Certification Training, Automotive Service Excellence Test
    For further information, contact the Testing Center, 989.358.7209.
Important Information:
  • ALL students must provide Testing Center Staff with a photo I.D. prior to testing.
  • Please anticipate your testing needs and allow enough time for testing.
  • Making an appointment will ensure you have a spot reserved to take your test.