Testing services

TCC offers a variety of testing services for current and prospective students and the community

Tests offered 

  • Proctored exams, including makeup exams, online/hybrid course exams, and accommodations
  • Assessment examinations required for nursing and other programs
  • Placement testing for new students and ESL students
  • GED exam
  • Credit by examination tests to give students an opportunity to receive college credit for what they already know
  • Professional testing for industry credential requirements 


TCC has Testing Centers on each of its 4 campuses. Placement tests, proctored exams, NAS2 challenge exams, and HESI-A2 tests are offered at all Testing Center locations. Certain exams are offered only at specific Testing Centers, and may have additional requirements.

Full list of tests offered and requirements

Testing Center locations & hours 

All proctored exams must be started at least 2 hours before closing. All placement tests must be started at least 3 hours prior to closing. All exams will stopped 15 minutes before closing. Time extensions will not be permitted. We recommend you take the English and math placement tests at different times. 

TCC Testing Centers will be closed on the following days: 

  • September 1 - 3 (Labor Day)
  • November 22-25 (Thanksgiving)
  • December 20 - January 1 (Winter Break)
     

Chesapeake

George B. Pass Building, Room 211 campus map (PDF)
Phone: 757-822-5131
Email: chesapeaketesting@tcc.edu
Hours: Mon. - Thu. 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  

Norfolk

TCC Roper Center, Room 4102 campus map (PDF)
Phone: 757-822-1310
Email: norfolkcampustestctr@tcc.edu
Hours: Mon. - Thu. 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Portsmouth

Building A, Room A153 campus map (PDF)
Phone: 757-822-2194
Email: porttestctr@tcc.edu
Hours: Mon. - Thu. 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Virginia Beach

Bayside Building, Room B209 campus map (PDF)
Phone: 757-822-7390
Email: vbtesting@tcc.edu
Hours: Mon., Tue. & Thu.: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wed & Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat.: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.