Maricopa Emergency Management System Alert


   Police training will be taking place in front of the Montezuma Hall Courtyard that may involve some minor pedestrian traffic disruption and possible simulated gun fire. There will be signage in place to alert the public and 911 dispatchers will be aware of the training. The training exercises will be held on the following dates from 9am - 5pm: 8/5, 8/6, 8/8, 8/10, 8/12, 8/13.


Testing Services

Visitors please note that COVID-19 testing is NOT offered in this testing office. COVID-19 drive-thru testing is operated by Embry Health in the Lot H parking lot on the north end of campus. You remain in your car to get tested. Enter on Sage Lane/Estrella Mountain Community College north entrance and follow the signs to Lot H. To set an appointment for the drive-thru COVID-19 testing, visit

Testing Center is in Estrella Hall, room S 137

Visit to set up an appointment.

For questions, contact Testing Services at or call 623-935-8860.

View Maricopa Community Colleges Placement Chart

Placement Options

One or more of these measures may apply to you—please review all options.

  • No math placement test needed to enroll in beginning math level classes!  You can sign up for MAT 103 for Liberal Arts or MAT 114 for STEM/Business—no testing needed.
  • Use your “old” placement test scores!  You can use Accuplacer scores up to 5 years old.
  • Use your High School GPA, ACT, SAT, or GED scores!  Minimum scores needed:  GPA=2.6, ACT=18, GED=165, SAT math 510, SAT Rdg&Wtg 460.
  • Take the placement tests from home using EdReady! Review the EdReady Student Guide for instructions, then go to to get started.

Need to test out of CRE 101 (test Reading Exempt)? You can take the Accuplacer Reading Test OR the EdReady Critical Reading & Critical Thinking Test!

Not sure where your scores place you? Use the Placement Coach tool to find out! Enter your scores and see your placement at:


EMCC Testing Services provides testing for new and continuing students following the standards and guidelines established by the National College Testing Association. Placement testing is untimed. Students will need to bring their Maricopa Student Number and a valid photo ID for all testing services.

Which kind of test is right for you?  If  you are:

If you are taking a class from another college or university and need to take a Proctored Test:

  • Have your college email the test & instructions to or mail to EMCC Testing, 3000 N. Dysart Rd., Avondale AZ 85392
  • Call 623-935-8860 to set appointment

If you have a documented disability that requires testing accommodations:

If you need to take a make-up exam or an exam for an online/hybrid course at EMCC: