Placement & Make-Up Testing

Academic Support provides both placement testing for new students and make-up testing for current students.

Placement Testing

The College seeks to improve academic success rates by ensuring students are placed into appropriate level courses based on their reading, writing and mathematical skills. A student may be exempt from placement testing if he/she:

graduated from a US High School within the last 10 years combined with an unweighted GPA of 2.8 or higher.

previous earned developmental course credit, or successfully completed a college – level English or Math course;

completed the SAT, ACT, GED, or High School Equivalency Test within the last 10 years; or

have an Associates or Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institutions.

If you do not meet any of the above criteria, click on the “Schedule Placement Test” button below to choose a date and time from the free sign up event / calendar software. You may contact Academic Support at academicsupport@carteret.edu or (252) 222-6218 if you have an scheduling questions or concerns.

Schedule Placement Test

Make-Up Testing

Make-up testing is available during the following times:

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Testing after 5:00 PM is by Appointment ONLY

Academic Support serves the college in a variety of ways. To support Carteret CC faculty, Academic Support can administer a make-up test for students who have missed a test given during a scheduled class due to an absence. A student should communicate with the instructor about how to make up any missed tests.

Academic Support Make Up Testing Policy