Abide by staff directives. Social distancing will be practiced before/during/after
Testing candidates should bring his/her personal mask to wear during testing.
The Academic Skills Center offers various testing services. Due to the importance of testing, click each type below and carefully read the information. Students with questions are encouraged to contact the Testing Office at (919)209-2118 or firstname.lastname@example.org for clarification prior to arrival at the Academic Skills Center for testing.
The Academic Skills Center provides proctoring of make-up tests for individual students registered in JCC’s classes. Proctoring is provided for both hardcopy and online testing. The Academic Skills Center does not proctor for entire classes but serves as a make-up testing site.
- Students who wish to take a make-up test must reserve a table/computer for the test. Reservations can be made through the JCC Library website. Click here to watch a how-to video on making a reservation. All reservations, including make-up testing, have a time limit of 75-minutes. Make-up tests must not exceed 75-minutes and should conclude before the Academic Skills Center closes.
- Students must present a state-issued photo ID or JCC ID card to begin testing.
- Tests are not graded by the Academic Skills Center staff. Students should contact their instructor for test scores.
- Students who are registered with JCC’s Accessibility Services are proctored through that department, not the Academic Skills Center.
- Make-up testing is not required by Johnston Community College or advised by the Academic Skills Center. The allowance of make-up testing is at the sole discretion of the instructor.
The Academic Skills Center provides Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) testing for students entering the following programs at Johnston Community College: BLET, CNA, Phlebotomy, Biowork and EMS.
- The College does NOT provide TABE testing for external organizations or for pre-employment purposes.
- Students completing TABE for BLET, EMS, and Biowork do so as a scheduled group testing. Students in these programs should contact the department chair or designee of their respective program for information regarding the next group testing. As deemed necessary and only with the program director's consent should students contact the Academic Skills Center for an individually scheduled testing or re-testing.
- Students completing TABE for CNA or Phlebotomy do so as small group testing session given periodically throughout the semester. To register for TABE for these two programs of study, applicants should send an email inquiry to email@example.com or call (919)209-2118.
- Students must present a state-issued photo ID to begin testing.
- Students must arrive on time as late arrivals will not be permitted to enter testing and will need to reschedule.
- Scores will be sent to the department chair/designee of the program to which the student is applying for admission. Expect a two-business day reply for results.
- Students must bring a state-issued picture ID.
- Students must arrive on time. Late arrivals will not be permitted to enter testing but will need to reschedule for another date.
- Students should attend testing alone. Do not bring guests and/or children.
- Scores will be sent to the department chair of the program or designee to which student is applying for admission. Expect a two-business day reply for results.
Students who do not meet the minimum reading, math or language score(s) required by their respective programs are encouraged to begin a remediation program with the goal of increasing their academic skills. JCC offers such remediation through Academic and Career Readiness Programs.
The Academic Skills Center provides test proctoring for students enrolled at other colleges/universities.
Due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19, the UNC Online portal is not operational at this time; therefore, students will be unable to register for a testing session via this method until further notice.
If a student from another college or university wishes to test at Johnston Community College, he or she should the Testing Office within the Academic Skills Center at (919)209-2118. The process often requires 2-3 weeks of correspondence, so students are encouraged to begin the process early to meet their testing deadline.
Scheduling Test Proctoring
- Students should confirm their home institution will allow JCC to proctor a test. This
often requires a form(s). Students completing a form typically need the following
Proctor's Name: Angela Kearney
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; (919)209-2531
Location/Address: Johnston Community College, Academic Skills Center, PO Box 2350, Smithfield, NC, 27577
- Students should confirm with their home institution and/or instructor that testing will not require JCC to download any computer programs as it is the College's policy not to allow software on campus computers other than those approved and installed by the IT department.
- Once students confirm that JCC will be allowed to proctor a test, students should contact the Academic Skills Center to ensure availability of this service on the proposed testing day/time.
- Students seeking Accessibility Services accommodations must have those approvals through their home institution and should confirm with the Academic Skills Center prior to scheduling proctored exams that the Center can indeed provide the accommodation
For hardcopy mailed testing: Once the Center's availability is confirmed, students should contact their home institution requesting the test and materials be sent to the Dr. Angela Kearney via US mail or email. Students should contact Dr. Kearney to ensure the test and materials have arrived. If the materials have arrived, the student and Dr. Kearney will schedule a testing day/time.
For online testing: Students should receive a confirmation email from the Academic Skills Center prior to arriving for a proctored test. Not receiving an email confirmation indicates that the Center does not have all necessary materials from either the instructor or student.
- Students are required to arrive on-time for their testing appointment. Students are not allowed to bring guests, including children, to the Academic Skills Center during testing.
- Students should report to the Academic Skills Center and present a state-issued photo ID.
- The Academic Skills Center has a $15 fee per test. Payment can be cash.
- Students should present any allowed supplemental materials to the proctor.
- Students should be aware that once testing begins they are unable to leave the room unless notated in the testing instructions provided by the instructor. Students who leave the Center will forfeit the remaining allotted testing time.
- Tests are not graded by Center staff. On-line tests are submitted directly after testing is completed, and hard-copy tests are mailed to the home institution.
For more information regarding test proctoring through the Academic Skills Center, call (919)209-2118 or email email@example.com.
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is required for all students entering JCC Health Science Programs. To assist with test preparation, the Academic Skills Center offers a TEAS preparation program utilizing online software.
- There are NO fees or costs associated with TEAS preparation offered through the Academic Skills Center; however, students must attend one workshop.
- Workshops are held in the Academic Skills Center, which is located on the 1st floor of the Learning Resource Center, and will begin promptly; late arrivals will not be allowed to attend the workshop. Students must present a JCC student ID to attend the workshop.
- The workshop is a one-hour session for students to obtain their username/password and training for the software. The software is available to current JCC students and individuals who are actively engaged in the admission process at JCC. This workshop is NOT preparation for the TEAS but provides students with access to hundreds of hours of study content.
- Space is limited and registration is required. To register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Include first and last name, 8-digit birthday, JCC student ID number, and JCC student email address.
Additional TEAS preparation and study materials are available via hardcopy books and online resources at the JCC Library.
Students are not allowed to bring guests, including children, to the Academic Skills Center during testing.
The Academic Skills Center does NOT provide testing materials other than scrap paper. Any supplemental materials, such as calculators, Scantron forms, books, and other resources or equipment are the responsibility of the student and/or instructor. Any questions regarding the use of supplemental materials are the responsibility of the student and should be directed to the instructor PRIOR to a student arriving for testing.