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Academic Placement FAQs

What does it cost?

The placement assessment is free.

How do I sign up?

You can schedule an appointment online.

What can I expect?

The placement assessment is a computer adaptive test that evaluates reading, writing and math levels. When you arrive the proctor will check your ID and provide verbal and written instructions. The assessment is untimed but takes about two hours.

What do I bring?

Photo Identification

On the day of the assessment bring your RCC student number (assigned when you applied for admission) and one form of photo I.D. You will not be allowed to take the assessment without a valid photo ID.

Accepted forms of ID include:

  • Current driver's license or DMV ID card
  • Current passport/US government immigration ID documents such as
    • Foreign passport with current U.S. Visa
    • U.S. citizenship and immigration services employment authorization document or refugee travel document
    • I-94 form with photograph
    • U.S. Certificate of Citizenship
    • Current U.S. military identification card
    • Current other state issued drivers license/ID cards
  • Rogue Community College Student ID or High School ID card
  • High School yearbook with your picture and printed name
  • Original notarized letter of identity with photo (no copies)

Where do I go to take a placement assessment?

Placement Assesments are available at two locations.

Redwood Campus
Josephine Building
3345 Redwood Hwy.
Grants Pass, OR 97527
Riverside Campus
B Building, Room 11
227 E. Ninth St.,
Medford, OR 97501

How long does the assessment take?

The placement assessment takes about two hour's but there is no time limit.

When do I get my results?

When you finish the assessment, you will receive your course placement results and a list of first-term course choices.

May I retest?

If you are dissatisfied with your results, you may retest once prior to enrolling in the reading, writing, or math class into which you tested. You may opt for a full or partial retest.

How long are the results good for?

Placement results do not expire, however, retesting is available.

What if I want a copy of my actual scores?

Students who request copies of their placement scores must complete and submit a Placement Test Scores Request form. The cost is $15.

What if I have a disability and need additional help?

Academic accommodations are available to ensure that eligible RCC students with disabilities participate fully in academic and student life. For more information about RCC's Disability Services can be found on their website.

What if I live out of the area?

If you live outside of Jackson or Josephine County, you can arrange to have your Accuplacer placement test proctored at another college near you. For more information, please call 541-956-7267.