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Testing Center

The Testing Center administers a variety of services to support student success.

  • All testing services require a valid government issued picture ID.
  • Testing requires a distraction-free environment; food, beverages, cellphones or other technology devices, perfumes, and guests are not allowed in the testing area.

Placement Testing

After completing the admission process, the next step is to take the placement test. If you are a transfer student or have taken the ACCUPLACER, ACT, SAT or MCA tests, please review the Placement Test Waiver Request to see if you might be eligible for an exemption.

Proctoring Services

Proctoring services provide instructor make-up and online exams for current students and individuals attending other MnSCU institutions with no charge. We proctor exams for individuals from non-MnSCU institutions and other agencies for a $35 fee.

General Education Development (GED) Test

NHCC is a testing site for the GED Program. The test is computer based and timed specific to each test battery. Registration to schedule a test appointment is through MyGED at www.GED.com.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Test

The CLEP test is a national program that allows students who have successfully completed challenging courses or relevant life/work experience to demonstrate knowledge of college-level subjects that could earn college credit.

Testing Accommodations

The Testing Center offers services to students who need reasonable accommodations for testing. Students who request these services will need a referral from Access Services.

Contact Information

Location: Educational Services (ES) 108
Phone: 763-424-0928
Fax:  763-493-0552
Email: testingcenter@nhcc.edu

Office Hours

Monday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Testing Center will be closed Tuesday, December 19th.

Proctored Test Hours

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Placement Testing Hours

Placement testing for the Spring semester will resume October 9th.

Monday: 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Tuesday: 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 3 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. & 1 p.m.

CLEP Test Hours

Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

GED Test Hours

Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.