Testing Center

Back to Top About the Testing Center

SWIC Testing Centers enhance student learning by providing comprehensive, accessible testing services in a safe, secure and efficient testing environment.

  • Instructional make-up tests
  • Online courses
  • Certification exams
  • COMPASS placement tests
  • Off-campus testing agencies & institutions

Back to Top Instructional Testing Guidelines

  • A valid photo ID is required for all testing.
  • Appointments for Instructional testing MUST be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Appointments may be made online, in person, or by phone.
  • Test takers are responsible for abiding by all Testing Center Guidelines.

Back to Top COMPASS Placement Testing

IMPORTANT: Arrive early for the COMPASS placement test to allow sufficient time to take the test and obtain other college services (i.e. counseling, registration, financial aid, etc.) after the test.

ADDITIONAL COMPASS TESTING DATES - BELLEVILLE CAMPUS ONLY

Saturday, January 10 and Saturday, Janaury 17, 2015

Test starts at 9:00 a.m.

About COMPASS

COMPASS placement testing is a computer-based placement tool required for first-time college students. The placement test identifies skill levels in math, reading and language usage.

Prepare: Test Results Determine Coursework

COMPASS Testing Locations and Procedures

Requirements

  • SWIC student ID number is required for COMPASS placement testing.
  • You must present a valid photo ID when you arrive for the exam.
  • For help getting your SWIC ID number, submit the New Student Information Form. If you need assistance receiving your Student ID Number, contact Enrollment Services at 618-235-2700, ext. 5526
  • Test takers are responsible for adhering to all Testing Center Guidelines.

Back to Top Scheduling an Appointment

You can schedule an appointment for instructional tests two ways:

  • Use the link under the campus name below to schedule an appointment for instructional tests. Please note that your appointment is not guaranteed until you receive an email confirmation from the Testing Center.
  • You may also schedule an appointment by calling the specific campus Testing Center you plan to attend.

Note: Please schedule your appointment far in advance to ensure you meet your deadline.

Back to Top Locations, Hours & Contact Info

For general information, call toll free in Illinois: 866-942-SWIC (7942). Otherwise, please contact the specific campus Testing Center listed below.

Hours are subject to change and may vary during summer sessions or when classes are not in session. Please call for current hours during these periods. Testing Centers will be closed when the college is closed.

Back to Top Belleville Campus

Phone: 618-235-2700, ext. 5551
Request an Appointment

2500 Carlyle Ave.
Belleville, IL 62221
LAC Room 1331

Belleville Campus Testing Center Hours
Day Appointment Hours for Instructional Testing Walk-in Hours for COMPASS Placement Testing Center Closes
Monday 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 4 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 4 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 8 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 8 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 4 p.m.

Back to Top Red Bud Campus

Phone: 618-282-6682, ext. 8134
Request an Appointment

500 W. South Fourth St.
Red Bud, IL 62278
Room 131

Red Bud Campus Testing Center Hours
DayAppointment Hours for Instructional TestingWalk-in Hours for COMPASS Placement TestingCenter Closes
Monday8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.2 p.m.-5 p.m.8 p.m.
Tuesday8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.2 p.m.-5 p.m.8 p.m.
Wednesday8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.9 a.m.-5 p.m.8 p.m.
Thursday8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.
Friday8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.

Back to Top Sam Wolf Granite City Campus

Phone: 618-931-0600, ext. 7364
Request an Appointment

4950 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL 62040
Room 408

Sam Wolf Granite City Campus Testing Center Hours
Day Appointment Hours for Instructional Testing Walk-in Hours for COMPASS Placement Testing Center Closes
Monday8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 9 p.m.
Tuesday8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 9 p.m.
Wednesday8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 9 p.m.
Thursday8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 9 p.m.
Friday8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 4 p.m.