For additional questions/concerns regarding accommodated testing, please contact Robin Paulson, the accommodated test coordinator, at 303.556.3300.
How do I receive testing accommodations at CCD?
- Set up an intake appointment with an accessibility specialist in person or by phone (303.556.3300) at the Accessibility Center in Confluence Building, room 121. The accessibility specialist will collaborate with you to determine what accommodations will provide equal access to your courses and tests.
- Metropolitan State University of Denver students must also set up an appointment with CCD's Accessibility Center. If you have an accommodation letter from the Access Center, please bring this letter and any documentation to your CCD intake appointment to expedite the process.
Do I need documentation?
We will need a copy of your disability documentation in order to complete the process of providing all your classroom accommodations. During the first appointment which we call the "intake appointment", the accessibility specialist will evaluate what documentation is required to finalize the accommodation request. Therefore, bringing your disability documentation to the intake appointment will help us provide your all classroom accommodations more quickly.
Can I receive accommodations for the Accuplacer?
In order to receive accommodations for the Accuplacer, you will need to meet with an accessibility specialist so that we can evaluate your accommodation request. You can set your appointment at the Accessibility Center in the Confluence Building, room 121 or 303.556.3300.)
How do I schedule an accommodated test?
- Schedule your test in person at the Accessibility Center in Confluence Building, room 121 (hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.).
- Call the Accessibility Center at 303.556.3300 to make the appointment.
- Request an appointment using an online form. (Click on "Request an appointment" highlighted in blue shown just after the number 3.) Please note that the appointment date and time is not set until you have received a confirmation email from the Accessibility Center.
Note: Exams needing a private room, reader, scribe or use of assistive technology need to be scheduled at least five weekdays in advance in advance. (We do not process requests over the weekend or in the evening after 5:00 p.m.)
All other exams need to be scheduled at least three weekdays in advance. (We do not process requests over the weekend or in the evening after 5:00 p.m.)
Testing Center Security Expectations for all Tests
- Present a government-issued or student photo identification during the time of check-in. Upon request, an additional form of identification must be shown.
- You must understand that visitors are not allowed in the testing lab at any time.
- Non-test takers younger than 12 years of age are neither allowed in the testing lab nor be left unattended in the lobby.
- Turn off all electronic devices and store ALL personal belongings in a secure locker prior to testing.
- All tests fees are non-refundable.
- For Community College of Denver class exams that allow for notes and/or cue sheets, the testing center will collect and attach all notes to the paper exam. Unless otherwise specified, students are allowed a MAXIMUM of two (2) pages (8.5"x11") of notes front and back. Students wishing to keep their notes must make a copy prior to entering the testing lab.
- Illegal or unauthorized possession or use of weapons, use or possession of drugs, or alcoholic beverages and/or public intoxication is not permitted in the Testing Center in accordance with the CCD Student Code of Conduct.
- Hats, coats, scarves, sunglasses (unless required by religion or medical condition)
- Cell phones, iPads, iPods, Palm PDA’s, other electronic devices
- Eyeglass cases, pencil cases, calculator cases
- Sunglasses, purses, backpacks, wallets, keys
- Headphones or earbuds
- Food or drinks
- Illegal or unauthorized possession of weapons and drugs
- Other than service animals, pets are not allowed in the Testing Center
- Other as determined by exam type
- All personal items will be stored in the Testing Center’s secured lockers
- Sound machines
- Pencils (basic and mechanical)
- Sound reduction headphones
- Lined and graphing paper (if scratch paper is allowed)
NOTE: The Accessibility Center is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations in a timely manner. Failure to adhere to the above guidelines may impact the Accessibility Center’s ability to provide testing accommodations.
If you have any issues with these please contact your accessibility specialist at the Accessibility Center (303.556.3300).