West Des Moines Campus Academic Resource Center

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.

​Tutoring

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

The 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 Opt​ions

 

​​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

The West Testing Center (Room119W) is open Monday—Thursday, 8:30 a.m.—4:00 p.m. 

Walk-in testers are welcome until 2:00 p.​m. Additional test times may be scheduled by appointment. 

For appointments, contact westtestingcenter@dmacc.edu or 515-633-2426.​


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 westtestingcenter@dmacc.edu. Walk-ins welcome during open hours at least 90 minutes before closing.
  • ACCUPLACER (ELL) – Appointment preferred, call 515-633-2426 or email westtestingcenter@dmacc.edu.  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.​