Instructional Services

UA Placement Testing

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

  • Address/Location

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 Test Center and to schedule an appointment.  Important note, placement testing is unavailable if Wayne College is closed due to inclement weather or other emergency situations.  Visit the UA home page or Z-Alert on Twitter to view closing information, otherwise call 330-972-7669 or visit Campus Advisories for Wayne College's current operating status.
  • Appointment:  Reservations are required. To schedule an appointment, call 330-684-8900 or visit WC Student Services and Support Office on campus to schedule a date and time to take your placement test(s).  On scheduled day of test, students must bring their UA Enrollment Packet and Photo ID to guarantee admittance.
  • Parking:  Free.
  • Remote/Satellite Test Fee:  No charge.
  • Photo Identification:  A valid recognizable state or school issued photo identification is required to test.  Your name and photo on your ID must be legible.
  • Placement Testing Admittance Requirements:  For admittance to the Test Center, new students are required to bring the following items:
    • UA Enrollment Packet
    • Photo ID
      • For identification purposes, a photo ID is an absolute must requirement to ensure 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 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 unavailable at Wayne College, and may only be taken at the UA Main Campus or Medina County University Center (MCUC) Test Centers.   
  • Accessibility Accomodations/IEP for Placement Testing at WC:  If needed please contact WC at 330-684-8900 or email

Contact Us

  • Wayne College
  • 1901 Smucker Road
  • Orrville, Ohio 44667
  • 330-684-8900
  • Wayne College