Please note: Limited KCC campus service offices are open to the public.  Please visit our Virtual Services page at for guidance on what options are available for in-person and virtual assistance

For additional information, check the COVID-19 website regarding the College’s operational status at

We encourage you to learn more about our safety practices in our Campus Reopening Plan.

Registration for the Summer 2021 begins online Monday, April 12, 2021 at 7:00am, and in-person at 9:00am. Staff are available at 269.965.5522 or email us at with any questions!

Placement/Assessment Testing

Choose In-Person or Remote Placement Testing with Next Gen Accuplacer Tests for:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Math
  • ESL Testing (For students for whom English is their second language)

NEXT GENERATION ACCUPLACER® is a series of computer-adaptive placement assessments. NEXT GENERATION ACCUPLACER® does not determine admission status with Kellogg Community College. there are three sections of the NEXT GENERATION ACCUPLACER®: reading, writing, and math, (4 if you are completing English as a second language tests). Sections are not timed, but students generally spend 30-45 minutes on each; expect to spend about 2 hours for all three sections.

For placement information, please refer to the Placement Equivalency Chart.

For practice help, visit NEXT GENERATION ACCUPLACER.

To test you will need to:

  • Complete the KCC Admission Application
  • Provide a current picture ID: (Student ID or government issued ID, Driver’s license, State ID, Passport)
  • Allow 1-3 hours for testing depending on the number of sections you take
  • There is no charge for in person testing UNLESS, it is a retake, then a $5.00 retest fee per test section must be paid before testing. This may be paid ahead of time by phone with a credit/debit card by contacting the Registrar’s Office at 269.965.5522 or when you come in to test.

ATTENTION – If you have not provided your high school transcript and/or ACT/SAT/PSAT scores that are less than 5 years old to KCC, do so prior to testing. Sufficient test scores and high school transcripts with a final cumulative, non-weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher may eliminate or reduce the number of placement test sections you need to take. Also, send your official college/university transcript(s), as an evaluation may determine transfer credits and/or may reduce or eliminate the need to complete testing.

Send documentation to

  • *Students with a documented disability may submit documentation, identifying your accommodation need to the KCC Office of Support Services so that we can assist with your testing experience.

Remote Online Placement Testing

  • Convenient remote testing with a live representative.
  • A proctoring fees of $25 is paid online to the 3rd party agency Accuplacer/Examity when you schedule an appointment.
  • You must also have a computer (no cell phones) with a web camera/audio capability to test remotely.

To test remote/online, please email your request to including:

  • Test sections (Reading, Writing, Math, Full Assessment, ESL etc.)
  • Your full name
  • Your K-ID number

A voucher number will be generated and instructions to register/schedule a test session with Examity will be sent to your KCC student email account.

In-person Placement Testing

  • Appointments are strongly recommended and walk-ins may not be able to be accommodated in order to maintain social distancing.
  • Test Hours- Currently Mon-Fri 9am-1:30pm.

Click a link below to schedule an In-Person Accuplacer Assessment/Placement Test at one of our locations!

After Testing

  • KCC will verify that your scores have uploaded to your record
  • Contact Advising at:
  • Verify your address with the Registrar’s Office
  • Complete KCC’s free Online Learner Orientation (KCCS-C100) so
    that you may register for classes

Contact the Testing office at or 269-965-4136 for assistance with specific testing questions.

Current in person office hours are: Mon-Fri 9:00am-3:00pm, while phones are answered 9:00am-6:00pm Mon-Thurs and 9:00am-5:00pm on Friday’s.