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, November 23-Friday, November 24, 2017
    Testing Center will be closing at 2:30 pm Wednesday November 22, 2017
  • Winter Holiday: Monday, December 25 - Monday, January 1, 2018
    Testing Center will be closing at 2 pm on Friday, December 22, 2017
  • Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 15, 2018
  • In-Service Day: Friday, February 16, 2018

Ankeny Testing Center Hours:

Fall Semester Aug. 24-Dec. 14, 2017
Mon8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tues, Wed and Thurs8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Spring Semester Jan. 8-May 3, 2018
Mon8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tues, Wed and Thurs8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer Semester
Mon, Thu, Fri8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tue & Wed8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Break Hours
Winter Break: Dec. 15, 2017-Dec.22, 2017
Mon-Fri8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Winter Break: Jan. 2,-Jan. 5, 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.
  • Prospective students who will be attending DMACC need to have an Application for Admission on file with Admissions at least 48 hours before taking the Accuplacer Classic Test.
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Vet Tech Biology Test
  • 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