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Testing Center

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The Testing Center administers the Virginia Placement Test (VPT) for English & math, as well as proctored exams for all asynchronous distance learning courses. As a service to the community, the Center also administers proctored tests and special tests to people who are not VWCC students.

All of the services and support are free to students currently enrolled at Virginia Western Community College.

Tests will not be given out after 7:30 PM Monday - Thursday4:30 PM on Friday and 12:30 PM on Saturday. Students should not bring children with them when coming to take a test. Students should always bring their photo ID.

If the College is closed and classes are cancelled because of inclement weather, the Testing Center is also closed. Please check the main page of the website for any school closing announcements.

Special Announcements

The Testing Center will be closed on Saturday, May 25th and Monday, May 27th for the Memorial Day Holiday.

The Testing Center will be closed July 4th – 7th for the Independence Day Holiday.

Finding the Testing Center

Click here for campus map and driving directions.

The Testing Center is located on the ground floor of Brown Library.


The parking lot beside the Testing Center (Lot 6) is for faculty and staff parking only; if you don't have the appropriate parking decal, you will need to find another place to park and walk to the Testing Center. Consult the Virginia Western parking regulations for more information.


Mon-Thurs: 8AM-8PM
Fri: 8AM-5PM
Sat: 9AM-1PM
Sun: Closed
Tests will not be given out within 30 minutes of closing

Contact Us

Testing Center
Location: Ground Floor, Brown Library
Phone: 540-857-7250
Fax: 540-857-6138

Mailing Address:
3095 Colonial Ave. SW
Roanoke, VA 24015