West Des Moines Campus Testing Center

5959 Grand Avenue, Room 119W
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
Phone: 515-633-2426
Contacts: Yvette Wong, Cathy Swisher, Jenny Dolphin and Jody Weller​
email: westtestingcenter@dmacc.edu 

​Testing Center Hours

West Testing Center will close for Winter Holidays December 18th and reopen on January 2.

January 2-10:
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to noon.

January 13: back to normal hours
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.​
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to noon.

​To schedule a testing time, please call 515-633-2426 or email us at westtestingcenter@dmacc.edu​

*Holidays & Semester Breaks
*ciLive! - Closed March 11 and March 12. Reopens March 13, 9 a.m. to noon
*Spring Break - Closed March 14-​22.

Normal Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to noon

Available Testing:

  • Make-up tests for West campus
  • Next-Generation ACCUPLACER® (Reading and Writing) By appointment​. (Testing fee of $20 for Next-Generation ACCUPLACER​ testing for non-DMACC institutions)
  • ESL (English as a Second Language​) ACCUPLACER Classic
  • DMAAC Challenge Tests (Check for availability for particular courses)
  • Online and paper tests for DMACC online classes
  • Online and paper tests for non-DMACC institutions (Testing fee of $20 per test.  Please call to confirm testing hours)

To Schedule a Testing Time:

Please call 515-633-2426 or email us with this information:

  • Name
  • Phone number or email address
  • DMACC Student ID (900 or 901 number)
  • Instructor's name (or school name)
  • Preferred date and time.

Please Note:

  • 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 testing center closing.
  • Students doing DMACC West's makeup tests and DMACC online classes are required to know the name of the instructor.
  • Cell phones, pagers, and other electronic devices are not allowed in the Testing Center.
  • Scientific calculators and personal laptops are not allowed to be used unless the instructor has given specific written permission​.
  • No private testing rooms are available.
  • A $20 testing fee per test is charged for the administration of the test for non-DMACC institutions.  The fee is payable in advance at Student Services.
  • Once a test has been started, the tester may NOT leave the testing room.