Tests Administered


Testing On Campus

Placement testing, select certification exams and specialized testing will be available on the Main and Romeoville campuses with limited capacity, by appointment. All testers must have an appointment before coming on campus to take any test.

Do I Need Placement Testing?

Students who have a high enough GPA or a score that exceeds minimum requirements on the ACT, SAT, GED, HiSET, PARCC or TASC may be eligible to skip placement testing. Please visit Placement Testing for more information.

TEAS On-Campus Testing

TEAS testing is available on-campus only at the Main, Romeoville, and City Center testing centers. Please Note: Students must register with ATI to take a TEAS test. Choose "In-Person, Proctored at an Institution" when registering. See TEAS Testing information below to learn more.

Testing Information

  • On-Campus Appointment Rules & Safety Guidelines

    On-Campus Testing Safety Measures

    General Information

    • On-campus testing is by appointment only 
    • Available at our Main and Romeoville campuses
    • Limited capacity


    Rules & Requirements

    • Before arriving to campus, please review COVID FAQs and JJC's College Operations, including the Cleared4 verification system and information on entering campus.
    • Testers must enter through one of the designated doors upon arrival to campus:
      • Main Campus
        • Monday - Thursday: Main Campus: Building A (Main Entrance Across from Bell Tower) 
        • Friday: Main Campus: Building G, Main Entrance 
      • Romeoville Campus
        • Romeoville Building A, Main Entrance
    • Upon arrival, testers must follow JJC's policy for entering campus, which may include getting your temperature checked. Only those with a normal/healthy temperature will be allowed to enter.
    • All entrances will be monitored by a JJC officer or staff member.
    • Masks/face coverings will be required. You will be required to wear a mask while in the building and during the duration of your exam. 
    • Any person not wearing a mask or removing their mask will be asked to leave.
    • All testers must practice social distancing and stay six feet apart from others.
    • Only the tester will be allowed in the Testing Services area. No visitors allowed.
    • After entering the building, please go directly to Testing Services. 
    • Lockers will not be provided. You will be given a small zip-lock bag to put your personal belongings in, store under your seat, and take with you upon completion of your test. Additional options will be provided for certification testing.
    • With exceptions of your photo ID, keys, valuables, etc., please try and leave all personal belongings at home or in your car if possible. We will provide limited space for backpacks, books, etc.
    • Disposable pencils and scratch paper will be provided if required for your test.
    • Hand sanitizer and frequent hand-washing will be required.
    • Photo ID will be required.
    • To maintain a healthy environment, testers may be asked to step out of the lab during a cleaning shift.
    • All electronics will be prohibited, including cell phones, smart watches, wrist watches, iPAD's, laptops, etc.


    Cleaning Safety Measures

    • Testers will be asked to use hand sanitizer before and after testing within the computer lab
    • Workspaces sanitized daily
    • Social distancing enforced
    • Masks required at all common areas
    • Hand sanitizer provided campus-wide
    • Plastic barriers installed
    • Floor markings for social distancing
    • Thermal thermometers at entry ways - Fever is considered 100.4 or higher
       

    Review our COVID-19 FAQs, Cleared4 verification system, and on-campus safety measures.

    Remote Placement Testing Still Available

    Need to take a placement test? Testing Services offers both remote and on-campus placement testing. Visit our Placement Testing page to learn more.

  • Important On-Campus Certification and Specialized Testing Information 

    You must have an appointment for the following tests. Please review the information on each test to see at which location the test is being offered and how to request an appointment.

    For more information on each test listed below, scroll further down on this page.

    All Other Exams

    With the exception of the above exams and placement testing, all other external non-JJC exams will be suspended until further notice. 

  • Do I Need To Make An Appointment For My Test?

    ***Please note: Due to COVID-19, not all exams on this list are currently being offered.

    Availability by Location Main Campus City Center Campus Romeoville Campus
    ​Automotive Service Excellence Exam ​Appointment
    Accuplacer Exam (Placement Testing) Drop-in Drop-in Drop-in
    ALEKS Exam (Placement Testing) Drop-in Drop-in Drop-in
    CLEP Exam Appointment ​Appointment
    CNA (Illinois Nurse Aide) Exam Appointment
    Constitution Exam (High School Equivalency Testing) Drop-in Drop-in Drop-in
    GED Testing (High School Equivalency Testing) Appointment Appointment Appointment
    HiSET Testing (High School Equivalency Testing) Appointment Appointment Appointment
    ​Illinois State Police Merit Board Exam ​Appointment
    ​Innovative Exams ​Appointment ​Appointment
    JJC iCampus Testing Drop-in Drop-in Drop-in
    JJC Make-Up Testing Drop-in Drop-in Drop-in
    Pearson VUE Testing Appointment Appointment Appointment
    Proctoring Services Appointment   Appointment
    ​TEAS Exam ​Appointment ​Appointment ​Appointment
    WorkKeys Exam Appointment Appointment Appointment

Tests for Future and Current JJC Students

  • Placement Tests

    About Placement Testing

    Placement tests are required if you need to take a JJC English or math class.*

    After completing these exams, your scores will help determine which JJC classes you should take, so you don't enroll in a class that's too easy or too challenging.

    Accuplacer Exam: Reading, Writing, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and, if applicable, geometry

    ALEKS Exam: Math

    Take a Placement Test

    Review Accuplacer and ALEKS information on our Placement Testing page to sign up to take a test.

    Visit our Placement Testing Page
    *Temporary alternate placement measures are currently available. Visit our Placement Testing page.

  • JJC iCampus & Make-Up Testing - Currently Suspended for Fall 2021, except for accommodated testing

    iCampus and Make-up Testing are currently suspended for the Fall 2021 semester. Testing Services will continue to offer Make-Up Testing for students requiring accommodations through Disability Services. Please continue to check back for updated information on when these services will become available.  

    JJC iCampus & Make-Up Testing (requires MyJJC ID)

    JJC Testing Services provides iCampus and make-up testing free of charge to JJC students.

    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. Testing Services will work closely with JJC's Disability Services Office to provide this for you. If you need accommodations, please email testingservices@jjc.edu or call 815.280.2261.

    Student Information

    Log in to MyJJC for info about photo ID requirements, locations and testing accommodations for:


    Faculty Information

    Log in to MyJJC for the following:

    Last updated August 24, 2021.

TEAS Testing (On-Campus Only)

  • On-Campus TEAS Testing

    Who Needs to Take the TEAS Exam?

    Students entering any of the following programs must take the test:


    Deadlines: Certain programs have deadlines for your TEAS scores. Please check with your program to see when you need to take the test.

    Program Specific Information: Review the TEAS Interpretation Guide for information about your TEAS scores, program advisor, retesting and next steps.

    Who to Contact with Questions Phone Number
    Nursing Faculty Advisor 815.280.2435
    Radiologic Technology Faculty Advisor 815.280.2658
    Diagnostic Medical Sonography Faculty Advisor 815.280.2658


    TEAS Testing Locations

    ATI TEAS exams will take place at the following locations:

    • Main Campus
    • Romeoville Campus
    • City Center Campus
       

    About the TEAS Exam

    The TEAS exam is a timed, computer-based exam conducted by the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI). "TEAS" stands for the Test of Essential Academic Skills. This three-and-a-half-hour exam includes 170 questions.

    Learn More

    Cost & Fees

    • The cost of the TEAS test is $87, plus tax.
    • TEAS Exam fees are subject to change.
     

    How to Register for the TEAS Exam at JJC

    1. If you need testing accommodations, contact JJC's Testing Services Supervisor ahead of time.
    2. Purchase and schedule the TEAS test through ATI to test at JJC Testing Services. Choose "In-Person, Proctored at an Institution" when registering. 
    3. Follow on-campus appointment rules and safety guidelines (listed above).
    4. Watch our On-Campus Safety video to prepare for your testing appointment.
    5. Arrive at your scheduled location 10 minutes before your exam with your photo ID.


    Photo IDs Required: Please bring a current, government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport to your testing appointment.

    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. Testing Services will work closely with JJC's Disability Services Office to provide this for you. If you need accommodations, please email testingservices@jjc.edu or call 815.280.2261.

    Can I Take the TEAS More Than Once?

    You are only allowed three attempts at taking the TEAS exam within a five-year period.

    You should only take the TEAS test once per semester. Only the first test score for the semester will be considered. A semester begins on the first day of classes for a given semester and ends on the day before the first day of classes for the next semester. Visit our Academic Calendar for reference and view our chart below.

    JJC Semesters

    The Semester Begins on...

    The Semester Ends on...

    Fall

    The first day of Fall semester classes

    The day before first day of Spring semester classes

    Spring

    The first day of Spring semester classes

    The day before first day of Summer I semester classes

    Summer

    The first day of Summer I semester classes

    The day before first day of Fall Semester classes


    More Details About the Exam

    Visit our Admissions page and the section titled "Health and Occupational Science Students." See admissions criteria to learn more about the TEAS exam.

    Visit Our Admissions Page

    Your TEAS Score

    ATI (Assessment Technologies Institute) will provide you with your TEAS score. After the test is completed, results are available within a few hours. Scores may be accessed on the “My Results” page found in your personal ATI online student account.

    Contact Information

    Questions? Email testingservices@jjc.edu or call 815.280.2261. 

    Last updated on May 11, 2021.

High School Equivalency Tests

  • GED Testing

    About the GED Test (High School Equivalency)

    GED Testing, produced by Pearson VUE is a four-part, computer-based test. Each part is between 90-150 minutes in length.

    The four parts include:

    • Reasoning through language arts 
    • Mathematical reasoning 
    • Science
    • Social studies
       

    Results are sent to your county's Regional Office of Education and are available online through the Pearson VUE website.

    What to expect in a Pearson VUE Test Center
    GED Exam Prep Options

    Cost & Fees

    • GED Discount due to COVID-19: Log in to your GED profile to schedule a test.  Enter the code ILSAVE20 at check-out.
    • In Illinois, each of the four parts is $30; this equates to $120
    • GED Testing fees are subject to change
       

    How to Sign Up to Take the GED

    1. Contact GED Testing Services if you require testing accommodations.
    2. Purchase and schedule the GED through Pearson VUE. Select JJC as your preferred testing location.
    3. Arrive 10 minutes before your exam with your photo ID.


    Photo IDs Required: Please bring a current, government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport to your testing appointment.

    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. Accommodations are requested, approved, and provided by Pearson VUE. Make an accommodation request or learn more.

    Scores

    • Pearson VUE provides you with your score. Unofficial test results are available online within 48 hours.
       

    Last updated March 22, 2018.

  • HiSET Testing

    About HiSET Testing (High School Equivalency Testing)

    HiSET Testing, produced by Educational Testing Service (ETS), is a five-part, paper-based test. Each of the five parts range from 65-120 minutes in length. Results are sent to your county's Regional Office of Education or are available online through the ETS website.

    HiSET Exam Prep Options

    Cost & Fees

    • In Illinois, each of the five parts is $18; this equates to $90
    • HiSET Testing fees are subject to change
       

    How to Sign Up for the HiSET Test

    1. Contact ETS Disability Services if you require testing accommodations.
    2. Purchase and schedule the HiSET Test through ETS. You may select your preferred Testing Services location.
    3. Arrive 10 minutes before your exam with your photo ID.
       

    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. Accommodations are requested, approved, and provided by ETS. Learn more about the process, including available accommodations, policies and the request process.

    Photo ID Requirements

    Appropriate photo ID is required. Acceptable forms of photo identification include:

    • Valid driver's license
    • Valid state ID
    • Valid passport
    • Military ID
    • Any other form of government-issued ID (national or foreign) including Matricula Consular
       
    Scores
    • ETS provides you with scores
    • Official scores are available online within 3-5 business days after testing.
       

    Last updated March 22, 2019.

  • Constitution Exam

    About the Constitution Exam (High School Equivalency)

    In addition to taking the GED, HiSET, or TASC, all Illinois residents who want to earn a high school equivalency certificate must also pass the Constitution test. This test is an untimed and paper-based. It has 60 multiple-choice questions. Results are sent to your county's Regional Office of Education.

    Constitution Test Prep Options

    Cost & Fees

    • The Constitution Test is free
       
    How to Sign Up for the Constitution Test
    1. Speak with the Testing Services Coordinator if you need testing accommodations.
    2. Call your preferred Testing Services location to schedule your appointment.
    3. Arrive at your scheduled location 10 minutes before your exam with your photo identification.


    Photo IDs Required: Please bring a current, government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport to your testing appointment.

    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. Testing Services will work closely with JJC's Disability Services Office to provide this for you. If you need accommodations, please email testingservices@jjc.edu or call 815.280.2261.

    Scores
    • Contact JJC Testing Services to receive your score. Official scores are available online within 10 business days after testing.
       

    Last updated on March 22, 2019.

Other Available Tests

  • Automotive Service Excellence Exam

    About the ASE Exam

    Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) exams are timed, computer-based exams. These exams vary in length (30 minutes - 2 hours and 15 minutes). 

    ASE Exams include but are not limited to the following testing categories:

    • Automobile/ Light Truck
    • Collision and Refinishing
    • Service Consultant
    • Truck Equipment
    • Alternate Fuels
    • Maintenance and Light Repair
    • Transit Bus
    • Advanced Level 
    • Parts Specialist 
    • School Bus 
    • Medium/ Heavy Truck 
    • Specialty
       

    Cost & Fees

    • Cost of the exam includes registration, certification and re-certification fees
    • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Exam fees are subject to change.


    Test Location

    • Available at Main Campus by appointment only
    • Main Campus is located at 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431
    • Questions? Call 815.280.2261 or 815.280.2284


    How to Sign Up to Take the ASE Exam

    Follow the steps below to register for an ASE Exam and complete this exam at a JJC location.

    1. Contact Prometric if you need testing accommodations.
    2. Purchase and schedule your ASE Exam through Prometric. If you want to take the test at JJC, make sure you include that information during your registration process.
    3. Call 815.280.2261 or 815.280.2284 to schedule your appointment at JJC.
    4. Arrive at JJC 10 minutes before your exam with your photo ID.


    Photo IDs Required: Please bring a current, government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport to your testing appointment.

    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. If you need accommodations, please contact Prometric directly.

    Scores

    • Prometric, producer of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Exams, will provide you with your score.
    • Upon completing your exam(s), Testing Services will provide you with a score report.
       

    Last updated on March 22, 2019.

  • CLEP Exam

    About the CLEP Exam

    CLEP stands for College-Level Examination Program (CLEP). This exam can allow you to earn credit for what you already know, particularly if you've completed an independent study, prior course work, on-the-job training, professional development, cultural pursuits or internships. There are 34 types of CLEP exams available.

    With the exception of the College Composition CLEP test, each test lasts 90 minutes. Most tests (except for the College Composition test) are primarily composed of multiple-choice questions. Some mathematics exams include fill-in-the-blank type questions. All exams are scored on a scale of 20 to 80, not 1 to 100.

    IMPORTANT: JJC requires completion of the CLEP "College Composition" Exam. "College Composition Modular" Only will not be accepted.

    View each CLEP exam description
    View CLEP preparation options

    Cost & Fees

    • CLEP examinees will pay CLEP exam fees during time of online registration. On the day of testing, the examinee will also pay a $20 administrative fee to Testing Services.  
    • CLEP Exam fees are subject to change.
       

    Test Location 

    CLEP testing is available at the Main Campus and Romeoville Campus. Call Main Campus at 815.280.2261 or Romeoville Campus at 815.280.7785 to make an appointment.

    • Main Campus Testing Services (A-1138 in Campus Center)
      1215 Houbolt Road
      Joliet, IL  60431
    • Romeoville Campus Testing Services (RMA-1039)
      1125 West Romeo Road (West 135th Street)
      Romeoville, IL  60446
       

    How to Sign Up for a CLEP Exam

    1. If you need testing accommodations, contact JJC's Testing Services Supervisor ahead of time.
    2. Create an account through College Board and register for an exam(s).
    3. Call Main Campus at 815.280.2261 or Romeoville Campus at 815.280.7785 to make an appointment for your test.
    4. Arrive at your scheduled location 10 minutes before your exam with your photo ID and $20 for the Testing Services CLEP administrative fee.

    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. Contact your preferred test center in advance to make arrangements and to find out its deadline for submission of documentation for approval of accommodations. Accommodations that can be arranged directly with test centers include:

    • ZoomText (screen magnification)
    • Modifiable screen colors
    • Use of a reader, an amanuensis, or a sign language interpreter
    • Extended time
    • Untimed rest breaks
       

    If the above accommodations do not meet your needs, contact CLEP Services about other nonstandard options before you register through My Account. 

    Photo ID Requirements

    Appropriate photo ID is required the date of your test.

    You must present one form of a valid, current ID. It must bear your full name in English language characters, and must contain a recognizable photograph and a signature. View ID requirements for DANTES-funded military candidates. 

    CLEP candidates who fail to present appropriate ID will not be tested.

    ID requirements include:

    • Be government issued
    • Be an original document (photocopies not acceptable)
    • Be valid and current (expired documents are not acceptable)
    • Bear the test-taker's full name, in English characters, exactly as it appears on the Registration Ticket, including the order of the names
    • Middle initials are optional and only need to match the first letter of the middle name when present on both the ticket and the identification
    • Bear a recent recognizable photo that clearly matches the test-taker
    • Include the test-taker's signature
    • Be in good condition, with clearly legible text and a clearly visible photography
       

    Examples of an acceptable ID include:

    • Current, government-issued passport with name, photo and signature
    • Valid driver's license with name, photo and signature
    • State or Province ID issued by the motor vehicle agency with name, photo and signature
    • Military ID with name, photo and signature (All DANTES-funded military candidates must present a current military ID)
    • National ID with name, photo and signature
    • Tribal ID card with name, photo and signature
    • Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship with name, photo and signature
    • A Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) with name, photo and signature
       

    If the student is a minor and can't present an ID:

    • Fill out the College Board Student ID Form. This form must include a recognizable photo and the school or notary seal must overlap the photo. The student must sign the ID form in the presence of the designated school official or notary. The student must also sign the ID form again at the test center in the presence of a Test Center Administrator. This form is only valid at test centers located in the U.S. The ID form must be dated and is valid for only one year.
    • Questions? Call 800.257.9558 or 212.237.1331. Email clep@info.collegeboard.org.
       

    Unacceptable forms of ID include but are not limited to:

    • Credit or debit cards 
    • Social Security card
    • Employee or work ID
    • School ID
    • Photocopied or expired documents
    • Documents that do not bear a recent recognizable photo that clearly matches the test-taker
    • Documents that do not bear the test-taker's name in roman English characters exactly as it appears on the Registration Ticket
    • Documents that are worn, torn, scuffed, scarred or otherwise damaged in such a manner that it renders any part of the text on the ID card illegible or renders any part of the photo unrecognizable
    • Any document that appears tampered with or altered 
     
    Scores
    • The College Board, producers of CLEP, will provide you with your scores. 
    • With the exception of the "College Composition" test, you will receive your unofficial score report immediately upon completing testing.
    • Scores for the "College Composition" test are available one to two weeks after the exam date. To learn more, visit the CLEP Score and Transcripts page.
       

    IMPORTANT: JJC requires completion of the CLEP "College Composition" Exam. "College Composition Modular" Only will not be accepted.

    CLEP Scores and Corresponding JJC Course Equivalents

    This chart shows minimum CLEP scores and their corresponding JJC course equivalents, or Illinois Articulation Initiative's General Education Core Curriculum (IAIGECC) equivalents. 

    JJC Course IAI GECC* Credit Hours CLEP Exam Minimum Score
    ACCY 101 -- 4 Financial Accounting 50
    BIO 151 L1 900L 5 General Biology 50
    BLAW 101 -- 3 Introductory Business Law 50
    CHEM 101
    CHEM 102
    P1 902L
    --
    5
    5
    General Chemistry 50
    CIS 122 -- 4 Information Systems and Computer Applications 50
    ECON 103 S3 901 3 Principles of Macroeconomics 50
    ECON 104 S3 902 3 Principles of Microeconomics 50
    ENG 101 C1 900 3 College Composition (JJC requires completion of the CLEP "College Composition" Exam which includes essays. "College Composition Modular" Only will not be accepted) 50
    ENG 103
    ENG 104
    H3 914
    H3 915
    3
    3
    American Literature 50
    ENG 105
    ENG 106
    H3 912
    H3 913
    3
    3
    English Literature 50
    Humanities Elective -- 3 Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50
    FRCH 101
    FRCH 102
    H1 900 for all 4
    4
    College French Language 50
    FRCH 101
    FRCH 102
    FRCH 103
    FRCH 104
    H1 900 for all 4
    4
    4
    4
    College French Language 59*
    HIST 103 S2 900 3 American History I: Early Colonization to 1877 50
    HIST 104 S2 901 3 American History II: 1865 to Present 50
    HIST 105 H2 901 3 Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50
    HIST 106 H2 902 3 Western Civilization II to Present 50
    MATH 131 -- 4 College Algebra 50
    MATH 138 -- 4 Pre-Calculus 50
    MATH 170 M1 900-1 5 Calculus with Elementary Function 50
    MGMT 101 -- 3 Principles of Management 50
    MKTG 101 -- 3 Principles of Marketing 50
    PSCI 101 S5 900 3 American Government 50
    PSYC 101 S6 900 3 Introductory Psychology 50
    PSYC 102 -- 3 Introduction to Educational Psychology 50
    PSYC 215 S6 902 3 Human Growth and Development 50
    SOC 101 S7 900 3 Introductory Sociology 50
    SPAN 101
    SPAN 102
    H1 900 for all 4
    4
    College Spanish Language (JJC requires completion of the CLEP "Spanish Language Exam". The "Spanish with Writing" Exam is not used at JJC). 50
    SPAN 101
    SPAN 102
    SPAN 103
    SPAN 104
    H1 900 for all 4
    4
    4
    4
    College Spanish Language (JJC requires completion of the CLEP "Spanish Language Exam". The "Spanish with Writing" Exam is not used at JJC). 63*

     

    Last updated on March 26, 2021.

  • CNA (Illinois Nurse Aide) Exam

    About the CNA (Illinois Nurse Aide) Exam

    The CNA Exam is a 90-minute, computer-based exam. This exam has been created by Southern Illinois University (SIU).

    Video & Presentation About the Exam


    Before taking the exam, you should make sure you are eligible. Contact your CNA instructor.

    Cost & Fees

    • CNA Exam fees are subject to change.


    Test Location

    • This testing is available at Romeoville Campus (1125 West Romeo Road, Romeoville IL). Call 815.280.7786 to make an appointment.
        

    How to Sign Up for the CNA Exam

    1. Speak with your CNA instructor if you require testing accommodations.
    2. Purchase and schedule the CNA Exam through Southern Illinois University. Select "Joliet Junior College Romeoville Campus Testing Services" as your location.  
    3. Arrive 10 minutes before your exam with your photo ID.


    Photo IDs Required: Please bring a current, government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport to your testing appointment.

    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. If you need a testing accommodation, contact your CNA instructor. Learn more about the testing accommodation request process.

    Scores

    Last updated June 3, 2019.

  • WorkKeys Exam

    About the WorkKeys Exam

    WorkKeys is a computer-based, job skills test that measures "real world" skills that are critical to job success. These skills are valuable for both skilled and professional jobs, and at any level of education. JJC is your site to attain the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) issued by ACT.

    The WorkKeys exam is often used by employers to assess prospective or current employees in many workforce skills areas. If you are representing an organization that is interested in using WorkKeys, contact Workforce Development at 815.280.1526 for more info.

    Cost & Fees

    • You will pay your WorkKeys Exam fee to Workforce Development at the time of registration
    • Fees are subject to change and are dependent on number of tests attempted. 
       

    Test Locations

    • Testing is available at Main Campus, Romeoville Campus, and City Center Campus. Call Workforce Development at 815.280.1526 for an appointment.
       

    How to Sign Up for the WorkKeys Exam

    1. To schedule and pay for your WorkKeys Exam contact Workforce Development at 815.280.1526. Specify your preferred Testing Services location.
    2. Arrive 10 minutes before your exam with your photo ID.


    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. Some accommodations are embedded in this computer-based exam; some accommodation requests may require additional documentation. Call Workforce Development at 815.280.1526 to learn more and to make a request.

    Photo ID Requirements

    Appropriate photo ID is required at the time you take the test.

    Photo IDs need to include a name and photo. Photocopies or reproductions are not acceptable. Preferred photo ID options include, but are not limited to:

    • Driver's License
    • ID Card
    • U.S. Passport
    • U.S. Military Picture ID
    • Federal Picture ID
    • Alien Registration Card
    • Any other current, government-issued picture ID (This form of identification may be issued by any government.)
    • Company Identification
    • Police Identification
    • Other Institutional Identification with name and picture
    • JJC School ID
    • Other School ID with name and picture
       
    Scores
    • ACT, producer of WorkKeys, provides you with scores.
    • After the test is completed, results are available immediately. 
       

    Last updated on March 22, 2019.

  • Illinois State Police Merit Board Exam

    Illinois State Police Merit Board Exam (ISPMB)

    The ISPMB exam is a 150-minute, computer-based exam.    

    As part of the application process to become an Illinois State Police officer, candidates will complete the Law Enforcement Office Selection Tool (LST), an entry-level law enforcement officer selection exam owned by Industrial/ Organizational Solutions (IOS). 

    Cost & Fees

    • ISPMB Exam fees are subject to change.
    • ISPMB examinees will pay a $15 administrative fee to Testing Services.


    Test Location

    • This testing is available at Main Campus. Call 815.280.2261 or 815.280.2284 to make an appointment.
       
    How to Sign Up to take the ISPMB
    1. Upon approval by the ISPMB, you may choose Joliet as your preferred testing site. 
    2. Contact ISPMB at 217.786.6240 if you need testing accommodations.
    3. Call a JJC Testing Services location to schedule your appointment. 
    4. Arrive 10 minutes before your exam with your photo ID, letter of invitation from the ISPMB, and $15 for the Testing Services ISPMB administrative fee.


    Photo IDs Required: Bring your letter of invitation from the ISPMB and valid driver's license or state photo ID card.


    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. Accommodations are requested, approved, and provided by ISPMB. Contact ISPMB at 217.786.6240 to learn about available testing accommodations, accommodation policies, as well as the process to request exam accommodations.

    Scores
    • ISPMB provides you with scores.
    • Note: You will not be given your scores at the end of the test session.  The ISPMB will contact all candidates after the yearly testing cycle has been completed. Candidates should expect to have to wait several weeks for their results. Candidates will be contacted via email by the ISPMB. 
    • Questions? Contact ISPMB at 217.786.6240 or info@ispmeritboard.org.  

     

    Last updated on March 22, 2019.

  • Innovative Exams

    Innovative Exams

    Innovative Exams, produced by PSI Exams Online, are timed, computer-based exams. They include but are not limited to:

    • Illinois Barber Exam
    • Illinois Cosmetology Exam in English or Spanish
    • Illinois Cosmetology Instructor Exam 
    • Illinois Emergency Medical Technician Exam 
    • Illinois Esthetician Exam 
    • Illinois Nail Technician Exam
    • Illinois Paramedic Exam
    • Illinois Trauma Nurse Specialist Exam
       

    Cost & Fees

    • Innovative Exam fees are subject to change.
    • If a fee is required to pay for your examination, the fees are typically included in your Candidate Information Bulletin available at www.psiexams.com or by calling PSI Exams Online at 800.733.9267.  Your licensing authority may also be able to provide that information.


    Test Location

    • This testing is available at Main Campus and Romeoville Campus. 
       
    How to Sign Up for an Innovative Exam
    1. Speak with the PSI Exams Online ADA Services Team if you require testing accommodations.
    2. Purchase and schedule your Innovative Exam through PSI Exams Online. You may select your preferred Testing Services location.
    3. Arrive 10 minutes before your exam with your photo ID.
       
    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. Accommodations are requested, approved, and provided by PSI Exams Online. Learn about the accommodations available.

    Photo ID Requirements

    Appropriate photo ID is required.

    ID requirements vary by Licensing Authority or Sponsor. It is your responsibility to review the ID requirements for the exam you are taking before making your appointment. Please refer to your Candidate Information Bulletin for the specific ID requirements.

    Scores
    • PSI Exams Online provides you with scores.
    • In most cases, candidates receive their score report immediately after their test is completed. Score reporting timeframes may vary depending on exam specific program rules. Check with your exam Licensing Authority or Sponsor for complete information.

     

    Last updated on March 22, 2019.

  • Pearson VUE Testing

    About Pearson VUE Testing

    Pearson VUE Exams are computer-based tests which vary in length.


    Cost & Fees

    • Fees are subject to change and are dependent on test type
    • You will pay Pearson VUE Exam fees during time of online registration


    Test Locations

    • Testing is available at Main Campus, Romeoville Campus, and City Center Campus. 
       
    How to Sign Up to Take the Pearson VUE Test

    Follow the steps below to register for a Pearson VUE Exam and complete this exam at Main Campus, Romeoville Campus, or City Center Campus.

    1. Contact Pearson VUE if you require testing accommodations.
    2. Purchase and schedule a Pearson VUE Exam; during this registration process, you may select your preferred Testing Services location.
    3. Arrive at your scheduled location 10 minutes before your exam with your photo identification.
       

    Photo IDs Required: Please bring a current, government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport to your testing appointment.

    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. Accommodations are requested, approved, and provided by Pearson VUE.  Available testing accommodations, accommodation policies, as well as the process to request exam accommodations.

    Scores
    • Pearson VUE provides the tester with scores. 
    • Length of wait time for unofficial and official score reports is dependent on test type.
       

     Last updated on March 22, 2019.

  • Proctoring Services

    About Proctoring Services

    Proctoring Services are available to non-JJC students who must complete a proctored exam for their school or employer.  

    Proctoring services are available for paper- and computer-based testing. 

    The JJC ASC does not have the ability to download the Respondus program, or any lockdown browser, from other institutions. Alternatives to this method include providing a paper/pencil copy or securing the exam with a password instead of the lockdown browser. Testers may not bring in laptops or other electronic devices. JJC Testing Services does not have the capability to provide a 1:1 ratio of proctors to testers. 

    Cost & Fees

    • $25 administrative fee for each exam (paid to Testing Services)
    • Proctoring Services fees are subject to change.


    Test Locations

    • Available at Main Campus and Romeoville Campus
    • Call Main Campus at 815.280.22261 or 815.280.2284 to schedule your appointment
    • Call Romeoville Campus at 815.280.7785 or 815.280.7786 to schedule your appointment
       
    How to Sign Up
    1. Contact your educational institution or employer about having your exam(s) proctored at JJC Testing Services, and direct your educational institution or employer to complete the Proctoring Services Submission Form. Upon submission of this form, the tester, submitting institution, and JJC Testing Services will receive separate confirmation emails.
    2. Once this email has been received, contact preferred JJC Testing Services location to schedule exam(s).
    3. Arrive 10 minutes before your exam with your photo ID, and $25 for the Testing Services Proctoring Services administrative fee.

    Accommodations

    If you have a documented disability affecting your ability to take the test, you can receive accommodations. You must request testing accommodations from your educational institution or employer.

    Photo ID Requirements

    Appropriate photo identification is required. You must provide a photo ID including a name and picture. JJC Testing Services will always defer to educational institution or employer photo ID requirements. In the absence of those requirements, JJC Testing Services will adhere to the following photo ID requirements. Photocopies or reproductions are not acceptable. Preferred photo ID options include, but are not limited to:

    • U.S. State Picture Driver's License
    • U.S. State Picture Issued ID Card
    • U.S. Passport
    • U.S. Military Picture ID
    • Federal Picture ID
    • Alien Registration Card
    • Any other current, government-issued picture ID (This form of identification may be issued by any government.)
    • Company Identification
    • Police Identification
    • Other Institutional Identification with name and picture
    • JJC School ID
    • Other School ID with name and picture
       

    Last updated on March 22, 2019