SWIC Placement Testing Guidelines and Information
IMPORTANT: Arrive early for the SWIC placement test to allow sufficient time to take the test and obtain other college services (i.e., academic advising, registration, financial aid, etc.) after the test.
ABOUT SWIC PLACEMENT TEST
SWIC 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.
NOTE: Some placement can be based on ACT, SAT, PARCC, prior college coursework, or other factors. See an Academic Advisor for details!
PREPARE: TEST RESULTS DETERMINE COURSEWORK
Visit the placement test page for resources to help you practice and prepare prior to testing.
PLACEMENT TESTING LOCATIONS AND PROCEDURES
The Belleville, Red Bud and Sam Wolf Granite City campuses offer the Placement Test on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis. Visit the Testing Center Hours & Locations for available days and times.
- A SWIC student ID number is required for SWIC placement testing.
- 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. 5455.
- You must present a valid photo ID when you arrive for the exam.
- Test takers are responsible for adhering to all Testing Center Guidelines.