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Portsmouth Campus

Portsmouth Campus TESTING CENTER

The Testing Center will be closed Saturday, September 5th through Monday
September 7th in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.
The Testing Center will re-open on Tuesday, September 8th at 8:30am

Building A, Room A153
Telephone Number
(757) 822-2194
Fax Number
(757) 822-2653
Email Address

The primary mission of the Portsmouth Campus Testing Center is to provide institutional testing to the campus community. The Portsmouth Campus Testing Center will attempt to provide a quality environment where students are encouraged to achieve to the best of their abilities, to facilitate accurate course placement, and to assure that the highest level of testing standards are maintained.

Hours of Operation
Placement Testing  
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (check-in by 6:00 p.m.)
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (check-in by 2:00 p.m.)
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (check-in by 9:00 a.m.)
Proctored Testing ---------------------------------------------------------
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (check-in by 7:00 p.m.)
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (check-in by 3:00 p.m.)
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (check-in by 11:00 a.m)

You must arrive at least three hours prior to closing to take the placement test.

  • Check-in by 6:00 p.m. on Monday through Thursday

  • Check-in by 2:00 p.m. on Friday

  • Check-in by 9:00 a.m. on Saturday

No appointment needed for TCC Placement and TCC Proctored exams - follow check-in hours.

Appointment required for Computer Competency,CLEP, Nursing, and non-TCC exams. Email for a test appointment request (same-day appointments are not granted).

Exams and Testing Services Provided

For Students
  • Valid and current photo ID is required for all testing students. Photocopies of IDs
    will not be accepted. TCC ID IS PREFERRED.
  • Know your course title/number (Ex. MTH 03), exam name/number and instructor’s last name.
  • Do NOT bring personal items, electronic devices, and other unauthorized materials.
  • Do NOT bring food, drinks, children, and visitors inside the Testing Center.
  • All placement/assessment exams must be started three hours prior to closing.
  • All proctored exams must be started two hours prior to closing.

  • Review testing guidelines and arrive early to allow sufficient time to complete your exam.
  • The Testing Center will close promptly at the specified times.



To request official placement results, email and request a Test Release Form. Placement report will not be released without proper authorization and student identification.

For TCC Faculty / TCC Proctored Exams

Proctoring services and testing for students needing special accommodations are available for campus faculty. TCC Instructors should contact Ted Tyler at (757) 822-2208. TCC instructors should review the Procedures for Submitting an Exam/Test and complete the online Testing Center Services Request Form.


Testing Center Staff

Deborah Brown

Portsmouth Testing, Room A153
120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Assistant Manager

Portsmouth Testing, Room A153
120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23701