Our placement test is called Compass. It is not timed but usually takes students about 2 hours to complete.
To sign up for a Compass test call 509.682.6830 in Wenatchee or 509.422.7803 in Omak. You can also stop by the Educational Planning and Testing Center on the first floor of Wenatchi Hall on the Wenatchee campus.
Compass testing fee of $24 must be paid at the Cashiers office in Wenatchi Hall before the testing session. Please bring your receipt and a valid photo ID with you when you check in at the Testing Center for your test. Once you've completed testing no refund can be issued.
Calculators, scratch paper, and pencils are provided.
At the Wenatchee campus, testing will typically be Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1:30pm and Thursdays at 9:00am. However, this schedule is subject to change. You must call or visit the Testing Center to set up an appointment for your test.
At the Omak campus tests are held Monday through Thursday at 8:30am or 1:30pm.
If you are not in the area, you can contact a community college near you to see if they offer Compass. If they do, you can take the test there and have the scores sent to us. Our fax number is 509.682.6841 in Wenatchee and 509.422.7801 in Omak.
Scores are valid for 3 years. Students must wait 3 months before retesting.