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

******** NOTICE *********

All DMACC Testing Centers have suspended testing until the college reopens to the general public. Further information can be found at Coronavirus Information.


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

  • All testing centers closed until further notice.

Ankeny Testing Center Hours:

Spring Semester Jan. 13-May 7, 2020
Mon and Fri
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tues, Wed and Thurs8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Summer Semester May 26 - August 5, 2020
Mon, Thu, Fri8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tue & Wed8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Fall Semester Aug. 26-Dec. 17, 2020
Mon and Fri
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tues, Wed and Thurs8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Break Hours
Spring Break: March 16-20, 2020
Mon thru Fri8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer Break: May 8-25, 2020
Mon thru Fri8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Beginning March 7, the Ankeny Testing Center will be open the 1st Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. (closed on 7/4 and 9/5).

The Ankeny Testing Center will proctor these tests​ on ​the first Saturday of the month:  

  • ​ATI TEAS (testers must arrive at 8 a.m.)

  • HESI and CNA (testers must arrive between 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; CNA testers need to register online)

  • Plumbing/HVAC (testers must schedule an 8 a.m. appointment and have a test which is three hours or less)

  • Chemical Applicator (walk-in between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.)

  • Dental Board (walk-in between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.)

  • DMACC make-up, ACCUPLACER, Typing, Mechanical Reasoning, and exams from other colleges (walk-in; allow enough time for the test)

  • CLEP is not offered on Saturdays​

Please note:

  • Testing is provided on a walk-in basis except as noted under Available Testing (appointment needed). 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 last name of the instructor.

  • If you have an approved accommodation from Disability Services that requires the test be read for you via Kurzweil or you need a quiet room for testing, please complete the Ankeny Campus Test Accommodation Request for each exam you take in the Ankeny Testing Center so the Testing Center can reserve a room for you.

  • Cell phones, pagers, FitBits, smart watches and other electronic devices are not allowed in the Testing Center.

  • Food and beverages are not allowed in the Testing Center.

  • Non-DMACC students: Distance testing is a service provided for non-DMACC students who wish to have their test proctored at a DMACC Testing Center. These outside testers are charged $20/test with one exception - if the tester attends an Iowa Community College and is taking an exam for a credit course, the fee is waived due to a reciprocity agreement between all Iowa Community Colleges. All incurred fees are payable on the day of the exam. 

Available Testing (walk-in; no appointment needed)

  • Challenge testing

Available Testing (appointment needed)

  • Assessor/Deputy Assessor Professional Certification

  • CLEP testing (day only)

  • CNA Online Comp test (to register call 1-800-362-2127 ext. 6800 or go to Continuing Ed - Direct Care Comp Exam)

  • Fire Department Testing

  • Lead Testing Certification - Inspector/Risk Assessor and Abatement Contractor 

  • Plumber and Mechanical Professional Certification


Please check with office staff regarding fees.