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 testing accommodations for students who require them
  • Assessment examinations required for students interested in nursing and health programs
  • Placement testing for new students and ESL students
  • GED exam
  • Credit by examination tests to provide 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 

Hours may be modified for holidays, semester breaks and summer sessions. Check this page to confirm hours before coming to a Testing Center.

All placement tests must be started at least 3 hours prior to closing. We recommend you take the English and math placement tests at different times.

All proctored exams must be started at least 2 hours before closing


Chesapeake Campus

George B. Pass Building, Room 211
Phone: 757-822-5131
Email: chesapeaketesting@tcc.edu
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Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. to  9 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

Norfolk Campus

TCC Roper Center, Room 4102, 340 Granby St., Norfolk, VA
Phone: 757-822-1310
Email: norfolkcampustestctr@tcc.edu
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Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Portsmouth Campus

Building A, Room A153
Phone: 757-822-2194
Email: porttestctr@tcc.edu
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Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Virginia Beach

Bayside Building, Room B209
Phone: 757-822-7390
Email: vbtesting@tcc.edu
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Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Extended Saturday Hours:
December 2 & 9: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Information for faculty: Proctored exams

Proctoring services and testing for TCC students needing special accommodations are available. Complete the online Testing Center Services Request Form to request exam proctoring.