The West Campus Academic Resource Center is located in Room 119W. Within this resource center are our Academic Achievement Center, our walk-in tutoring center, and our testing center. The descriptions and schedules for each are below.
In Person Tutoring at West Campus
West campus offers free walk-in tutoring for all DMACC students. The in-person tutoring schedule is as follows:
- Math: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m.
Writing: Monday 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Note: Tutoring Center is closed when classes are not in session.
Academic Achievement Center
AAC is located right inside the door to Room 119W and offers specialty assistance for Option 2 Students and Youth at Risk.
Hours of the AAC are Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.
Please contact Todd Schneiter with questions (515) 633-2472.
Districtwide Online Tutoring (DOT)
Tutoring for many subject areas is available through our districtwide online tutoring service (DOT). Use the following link to access this free service.
Online Tutoring Options
Districtwide Tutoring Through Email (DTE)
Students can also receive tutoring by working with faculty to answer questions through email. Use the following link to access this free service.
West Testing Center
5959 Grand Avenue, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
The West Testing Center is open regularly
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00am - 3:00pm. Thursday times are available by appointment.
For an appointment email
firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-633-2426 at least 48 hours prior to desired test time.
On-Campus Testing at West:
On-Campus Testing at West: Make-up tests for a DMACC class (know your instructor's name and have a photo ID). No appointment needed. Walk-ins welcome.
ACCUPLACER (Reading/Writing) – Appointments preferred, call 515-633-2426 or email
email@example.com. Walk-ins welcome during open hours at least 90 minutes before closing.
ACCUPLACER (ELL) – Appointment preferred, call 515-633-2426 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Walk-ins welcome at least two hours before closing.
- ALEKS math assessments may be taken from home or on campus: ALEKS information.
West Test Center Notes:
A photo ID is required to take any test.
- Tests must be started at least
two hours prior to closing and must be completed prior to leaving the testing center.
- Students taking DMACC makeup tests are required to know the name of the instructor.
- Cell phones, smart watches and other electronic devices are not allowed while testing.
- New students who will be attending DMACC must have an Application for Admission on file at least 48 hours before taking the ACCUPLACER Test.
- No food or drinks allowed in the Testing Center.
To contact the Testing Center call (515) 633-2426.