Ankeny Campus Testing Center

​2006 South Ankeny Blvd.
Building 6, Room 23 (across from the auditorium)
Ankeny, ​Iowa 50023

Contact us at:

Phone: ​515-964-6595

All DMACC Testing Centers will be closed on the following days:

  • Thanksgiving: Thursday, Nov 22-Friday, Nov 23, 2018
    The Testing Center will close at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, November 21st

  • Winter Holiday: Monday, Dec 24 - Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019
    The Testing Center will close at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 21st

Ankeny Testing Center Hours:

Fall Semester Aug. 20-Dec. 13, 2018
Mon and Fri
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tues, Wed and Thurs8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Spring Semester Jan. 2-May 2, 2019
Mon and Fri
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tues, Wed and Thurs8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Summer Semester May 21 - August 1, 2019
Mon, Thu, Fri8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tue & Wed8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Break Hours
Summer/Fall Semester Break: August 2-17, 2018
Mon-Fri8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fall/Spring Semester Break: December 14-21, 2018
Mon-Fri8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please note:

  • Testing is provided on a walk-in basis except as noted under Available Testing. Please call 515-964-6595 for tests requiring an appointment. Sufficient time should be allowed for test completion within designated office hours.
  • A photo ID is required for all testing.
  • Students taking DMACC make-up tests are required to know the name of the instructor.
  • Cell phones, pagers, FitBits, smart watches and other electronic devices are not allowed in the Testing Center.
  • Many exams have proctor fees. Check with the office staff to determine fees; a $20 testing fee per test is charged for the administration of tests for non-DMACC institutions. The fee is payable at the Testing Center on the day of your exam.
  • Once a test has been started, the tester may NOT leave the testing room and return to the test.

Available Testing

  • DMACC makeup testing for credit classes
  • Challenge testing
  • CLEP testing (during the day by appointment only)
  • Correspondence, business and non-DMACC testing fees will apply
  • ACCUPLACER Classic testing (Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills)
  • ESL ACCUPLACER Classic testing
  • Lead Testing Certification: Inspector/Risk Assessor and Abatement Contractor 
  • Online CNA written testing (appointment only, to register call 1-800-362-2127 ext. 6800)
  • Veterinary Technology Program admissions testing (HESI Exam)​
  • Typing test for DMACC programs
  • Mechanical Reasoning
  • Iowa Board of Dental Examiners (letters required from Iowa Board of Dental Examiners in order to test)
    • Jurisprudence
    • Infection Control & Hazardous Materials
    • Radiography tests
  • Nursing Program Admissions Test (ATI TEAS)
  • On-line Pesticide Applicator Certification (examinees need to bring their login information for the testing site,
  • Plumber and Mechanical Professional Certification (by appointment only)


Please check with office staff regarding fees