Placement & Make-Up Testing

The MAPS Center 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 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, please schedule your placement test by contacting the MAPS Center at MAPS@carteret.edu or by calling (252) 222-6236.

Make-Up Testing

Make-up testing is available during the following times:

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 2:00 pm (Friday hours unavailable May 10-August16)
Testing after 5:00 PM is by Appointment ONLY

The MAPS Center 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.

Make Up Testing Policy

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