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NMC English and Math Placement Test Schedule (April 23, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College will be conducting English and math placement tests on the following dates:

English Placement Test Schedule:

May 14 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Building M
May 15 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Building M
May 16 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Building M
May 17 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Building M
May 18 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Building M
June 4 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Building M
June 5 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Building M
June 6 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Building M
June 7 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Building M
June 8 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Building M

Math Placement Test Schedule:

May 17 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room D-1
May 17 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Room D-1

Those who wish to take courses at NMC must take the placement tests. Registration for NMC’s Summer 2012 Extended Session (12 week course) will begin on May 16, 2012 and on June 11, 2012 for the Summer 2012 Regular Session (8 week course).

There is a $25 fee for each placement test that must be paid in advance at the NMC Cashier (M-F, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm). No one will be allowed into the testing room without proof of payment (a receipt for the placement test fee, or the NMC application fee). Payment for the application fee will cover the English placement test fee. Students who have a fee waiver must obtain a placement test slip from the Office of Admissions and Records prior to taking the test.

Test takers must also bring a valid photo ID (driver’s license, passport or school ID) and pencils. No admittance to the testing room will be allowed after the starting time.

Those who wish to take the English placement test are strongly encouraged to contact the Language and Humanities Department (Building M) to schedule an appointment. There is also a signup sheet for the English placement test in Building M.

“Walk-in” test takers will be accommodated based on seat availability. The average time to complete the English placement test is between 1.5 and 2.5 hours.

To schedule an appointment to take the English placement test or for more information, contact Jim Kline at 234-5498 Ext. 2017, Tom Colton at 234-5498 Ext. 2009, or Elsie Skang-Ngewakl at Ext. 2014.

Calculators may be used when taking the math placement test. Test takers are not allowed to take the math placement test more than once. The only exception to this condition is for those who have NOT taken a math class within one year of taking the math placement test.

If you have any questions about the math placement test, call the Sciences, Mathematics, Health & Athletics Dept. at 234-5498 ext. 1202 or 1212.

For additional information about the placement tests and registration for the Summer 2012 semester, log on to

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