Testing Center


The COTC Testing Center is located in Hopewell Hall 88. The following tests are administered: ACCUPLACER placement testing, HESI A2 Health Applicant Exams, missed classroom tests, various certification exams, and class tests for students with authorized accommodations.

Spring Semester 2024 Testing Hours:

Monday–Friday: 8:15 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


Testing Policies and Scheduling

  • All appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance to ensure testing materials are available in the Testing Center.
  • Students are required to present a valid (non-expired) government or school-issued photo identification (ID). IDs must match the name listed for a testing appointment.
  • Students with extended time must include that extended time in their testing appointment.
  • All electronic devices must be turned off and placed in a locker. 

Click Here to Schedule a Test



Accommodated Testing

The Testing Center provides a testing space for students with documented disabilities.  Testers are required to have a current Letter of Accommodation (LOA) from the COTC Office of Disability Services. Students have the ability to schedule testing appointments through RegisterBlast, www.registerblast.com/cotc/exam and select testing appointments with extended time, distraction-reduced testing environments and additional accommodations as described in a Letter of Accommodation. For questions regarding testing accommodations please contact:

Student Life-Disability Services
The John L. Christine Warner Library and Student Center Room 226

You MUST contact the Testing Center at 740.366.9193 BEFORE scheduling your HESI A2 exam in order to use your accommodations.


Health Applicant Exam

HESI A2 Exam

HESI Exam Information

HESI A2 stands for the Health Education Systems, Inc., Admissions Assessment. HESI serves as the entrance exam for COTC health related programs. Please allow at least four hours for the exam. 




ACCUPLACER® helps place College Credit Plus (CCP) students in appropriate courses​

You may not be required to take ACCUPLACER​​

Before you take ACCUPLACER, please check with a Gateway staff member to discern whether you may be able to use another measure for placement, such as High School GPA or scores from another test, such as ACT.