Testing Center

Welcome to the Testing Center at Carl Sandburg College.  As you begin or continue your educational journey, we would like to make you aware of the variety of services our office provides to assist students as they pursue their academic goals. The Testing Center coordinates and administers the following services:


Test Options

Testing Options

Accuplacer Placement Test is a computer-adaptive college placement test that evaluates an incoming student’s skill level in Reading, Writing and Mathematics.

TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills):  a pre-admission exam that measures entry-level skills and abilities of nursing program applicants.


C.N.A. (Certified Nursing Assistant): Sandburg is a testing site for the Illinois State Competency Exam.
For further information refer to the following website: http://www.nurseaidetesting.com/


CLEP(College Level Examination Program):  CLEP exams are intended to test an individual’s college level knowledge gained through course work or independent study.  By passing a CLEP exam, you can earn college credit.  Students should discuss the CLEP options with a Student Services counselor prior to registering for any of the examinations.


GED Testing: The 2014 GED test is a four-subject high school equivalency test that measures skills required by high schools and requested by colleges and employers.


Test site for online courses: Instructors may require that you take your exams in our proctored environment.


Make-up exams: With instructor permission, students may make up a missed exam in the case of emergency or illness.


Testing Forms


Accuplacer.Compass Score Request: Please mail or fax the information to the Galesburg Testing Center as instructed in form.

Proctored Test Request: Attach this form to the test and deliver to the Galesburg Testing Center.  Please note that forms/materials can be delivered via email as well.