CCD Distance Learners

About the Exams

The Testing Center offers the following offsite exams for CCD students unable to test at the Community College of Denver Testing Center due to distance or special accommodations. Please note that these tests must be taken at a testing center, university, or college under the supervision of full-time staff or faculty and must not be related to the student. All proctors must be approved by the CCD Testing Center before the administration of the exams. Students must be enrolled at CCD and have a CCD student ID number to use this service.

How to Schedule

STEP 1: Contact a local college or university testing center. Please see the Consortium of College of Testing Centers for a list of testing sites near you. 

STEP 2: Fill out the CCD Assessment Test Request Form.

STEP 3: Have your proctor complete the Proctor Verification Form.

STEP 4: Email the Distance Testing Specialist to confirm you submitted your form. Please note that we will not process any request until all steps are being completed by the student and proctor. If you have any questions please contact us at 303.352.3087. 

Types of Exam

  • College Placement Test (Please note that you may not need to take the Placement Test based on the criteria listed on this page.)
  • ESL Placement Test is for students who wish to improve their English.
  • CCD Class Tests (Please talk to your instructor if you are interested in taking your exams through Proctor U.) 
  • Biology Challenge Exams
  • Health Occupations Aptitude Exams *Dental Hygiene Program*
  • Health Occupations Aptitude Exams *Radiologic Technology* 

Format of Tests

All exams are formatted differently, please see the individual test pages for test information

ID Requirement

A valid government-issued photo ID.


Call the Testing Center at 303.352.6810, to pay any associated fees before testing.

  • College Placement Test - $10.00 fee
  • ESL Accuplacer - $10 fee
  • Biology Challenge Exam - $30 fee
  • Health Occupations Aptitude Exam - $40 fee


Depending on the test, you may receive a printout of your results. If applicable, your results will be forwarded by the CCD Testing Center to the appropriate program.

Retest Information

Retest policies for all tests can be found on the individual test pages.

Proctor Information
P - 303.352.3087
F - 303.556.8027

Auraria Campus | Community College of Denver
800 Curtis St. 
Denver CO, 80204
Confluence Building, Room 216

Parking Direction

We are no longer able to validate parking. The holly parking lot is the closest lot to our building - in front of the Confluence Building. There is a $7/daily fee.