UA Placement Testing

The University of Akron (UA) Wayne College (WC) Campus offers on-site placement testing services for prospective UA students.   For your placement testing needs, here is UAWC Test Center information you may find helpful as you plan your visit with UAWC.

  • Address/Location

UA Wayne College 
1901 Smucker Road
Orrville, OH  44667


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  • Hours: Call 330-684-8900 for current days and hours of operation at UAWC Test Center and to schedule an appointment.  Important note, placement testing is unavailable if UA Wayne College is closed due to inclement weather or other emergency situations.  For UAWC's current operating status, visit the university home page to view closing information, call 330-972-7669, or check UAWC operating status through social media via Twitter or Facebook.
  • Appointment:  Reservations are required. To schedule an appointment, call 330-684-8900 or visit UAWC Student Services and Support Office on campus to schedule a date and time to take your placement test(s).  On scheduled day of test, your photo ID and a print copy of your UA Advising and Registration Date email are required for admittance to the Test Center.
  • Parking:  Free.
  • Remote/Satellite Test Fee:  No charge.
  • Photo Identification:  Your valid recognizable state or school issued photo identification is required to test.  Your name and photo on ID must be legible.
  • Placement Testing Admittance Requirements:  For admittance to the Test Center, new students are required to bring the following items:
    • A print copy of your UA Advising and Registration Date email
    • Your Photo ID
      • For identification purposes, your photo ID is an absolute must requirement to guarantee admittance to the Test Center
  • COMPASS Math Placement Test:  The Test Center will provide a COMPASS approved calculator and blank paper for students who are required to take the math placement test.  In addition, an online calculator will be available for use during the test.  Personal calculators are not permitted.
  • COMPASS Test Duration Time:  Placement tests are untimed and based on individual skill levels, yet students typically take up to one hour for each test.  Multiple tests may be taken in one seating.  Please allow extra time in your schedule since tests are untimed.
  • COMPASS Placement Testing Information:  Sample testing questions, tips, and calculator guidelines are on the COMPASS website.
  • COMPASS Placement Test Scores:  Placement test results are available through your UA Academic Advisor on your Orientation, Advising, and Registration Date visit.
  • Computer Literacy Placement Test (CISBR):  A one hour comprehensive test covering software fundamentals, computer concepts, and a basic knowledge of Windows.  Currently CISBR testing is only available on-site at UA Wayne College Test Center, UA Main Campus Test Center, and UA Regional Test Centers.   
  • Accessibility Accomodations/IEP for Placement Testing at WC:  If needed please contact WC at 330-684-8900 or email WayneAdmissions@uakron.edu.