Please note: Limited KCC campuses 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 fall 2020 semester is now open, and staff are available for your questions. You may contact us at 269.965.5522 or email us at

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

If you have not provided your high school/college 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.

Send documentation to

Direct questions to Assessment testing at 269.965.4136 or

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

In-person Placement Testing at the Battle Creek Campus– Appointments are strongly recommended and walk-ins may not be able to be accommodated in order to maintain social distancing, 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.

Test Hours- Currently Monday-Thursday 9am-1:30pm. Closed Fridays
Location: 450 North Avenue, Battle Creek, Ohm Info Tech Center
Room 108
*Click the link below to schedule an In-Person Placement Test at KCC’s Campus!

For testing at KCC Regional Center/Satellite Campus call:

  • Eastern Academic Center, Albion: 517-630-8169
  • Fehsenfeld Center, Hastings: 269-948-9500
  • Grahl Center, Coldwater: 517-278-3300

After Testing

  • KCC will verify that your scores have uploaded to your student
  • Contact Advising
  • Verify your address with the Registrar’s Office

  • Complete KCC’s free Online Learner Orientation (KCCS-C100) so
    that you may register for classes

ATTENTION:  ACT, SAT, and PSAT less than 5-years old, and/or final high school transcript, less than 5-years old with a cumulative non-weighted grade point average (gpa) of 3.0 or above, will meet some course placement requirements for registration. Contact Academic Advising for questions.

Contact the Testing office at

or assistance with specific testing questions.