West Des Moines Campus Testing Center

DMACC provides remote ACCUPLACER testi​ng to help you complete your DMACC requirements in a timely manner.

ACCUPLACER Remote Testing (Reading/Writing and ELL Placement) 

To test remotely, students MUST have a desktop or laptop computer with a microphone and webcam, as well as Google Chrome installed. ​ Remote testing may NOT be completed through a smartphone or tablet. Click here to schedule an ACCUPLACER testing appointment. (DMACC Students Only).

** Note: if you are required to take the ACCUPLACER for employment with a public school district​, such as Des Moines Public Schools or the Ames Community School District, please​​​​ ​click he​re.

We are also offering remote TEAS testing. This assessment is only for students in the Nursing or Surgical Tech programs. It is recommended that students wait until they only have a few items remaining on their checklist to take the T​EAS.

To test remotely, students MUST have a desktop or laptop computer with a microphone and webcam, as well as Google Chrome installed. Remote testing may NOT be completed through a smartphone or tablet.

Click here to schedule a TEAS testing appointment for the Nursing or Surgical Tech program.

A​vailable Testing:
  • All other testing has been temporarily suspended.​​

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.