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Triton College Testing Center


Our Mission
Triton College Testing Center is committed to student success and lifelong learning by providing a high quality, comprehensive testing and assessment program that supports the needs of students, faculty, staff, and community members. We are dedicated to maintaining s standard of excellence in the services we offer by adhering to all guidelines set forth by the National College Testing Association.

New Appointment Scheduling Program
Triton College Testing Center has begun a new process for scheduling CLEP, DSST, Workkeys, Proctor services and Online and Make up Exams. Students must register online for their testing appointments instead of making appointments by phone or in person. Students must schedule their exam at least 24 hours in advance for the time they want to begin their test. The new online scheduling system will allow students to schedule their own appointments and make changes online; the system is available 24-hours a day for your convenience.

Click Make an Online Appointment to make appointment.      Click here for Instructions.

Placement Testing is still done on a walk in basis.

 Placement Testing
All entering students, regardless of educational intent, are required to complete the institution’s math, reading and writing assessment or show alternative documentation. This assessment must be done prior to enrollment in any credit-bearing courses.

Students scoring in the developmental range must enroll in the appropriate developmental reading/writing courses, preferably within the first semester of attendance. Students are allowed one retest each year. Scores are valid for two years. If the student does not enroll in appropriate course work within two years, the student must retake the test prior to registration.The placement tests are given on a walk-in basis.

IMPORTANT NOTICE About Ability to Benefit (ATB) Test

Students who desire to demonstrate eligibility for financial aid by using the "Ability to Benefit" test must do so prior to July 1, 2012. The deadline to take the Ability to Benefit test and enroll in classes is June 30, 2012. Per federal regulations, students who first enroll in a program of study on or after July 1, 2012 must possess an appropriately accredited high school diploma or equivalent certification (e.g., GED) in order to receive financial aid.

This change is being made in accordance with federal law, as stated by the U.S. Department of Education:

"Public Law 112-74 amended HEA section 484(d) to eliminate Federal student aid eligibility for students without a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education or the recognized equivalent of such a certificate."

Early Assessment for High School Students
Triton College offers an Early Assessment program for area high school juniors. The program gives students an opportunity to assess their college readiness skills.

Hours of Operations:
Spring and Fall
Monday-Thursday  8:00am-8:00pm
Friday  8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday  9:00am-2:00pm

   During the traditional school year, testing services will begin at 8:30am on Monday-Friday and 9:30am on Saturdays.

Summer (Effective June 2-Aug 2, 2014)
Monday-Thursday  8:00am-8:00pm
Friday  8:00am-2:00pm
Saturday  9:00am-1:00pm

   During summer, testing services will begin at 8:30am on Monday-Thursday and 9:30am on Fridays and Saturdays.

Please arrive at least 2 hours prior to closing to allow enough time to complete the assessment; a test cannot be started within two hours of the Testing Center closing.


Learning Resource Center, A Building Room A-126
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3252
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