Blizzard 2015

Due to recent inclement weather, Hudson County Community College will extend Registration to Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. In addition, the Add/Drop period will be extended to Friday, Feb. 6, 2015.

  • College Placement Test (Accuplacer)

    Welcome to HCCC!

    The CPT is a computerized assessment used to assist with English/Math course placement. Take the CPT seriously! Depending on your scores, you may have to register/pay for additional semesters of courses that do not bear college credit/count toward degree.

    You may be exempt from the CPT , if you have College-level transfer credit, have qualifying ACT/SAT scores or Accuplacer scores from another institution. For more information, visit www.hccc.edu/testing

    Before taking the CPT:
    • Review, Brush-up, Study!!! Look near the bottom of this page for free study resources
    • For special testing accommodations, contact Disability Support Services at 201-360-4157 in advance.
    On the day of CPT:
    • Make sure you eat and rest well
    • Bring photo ID, College Wide ID #, pen, and pencil
    • Report at least 10 minutes before the test start time
    • Walk-ins accepted for 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. sessions
    • For inclement weather-related alerts/announcements, call 201-714-7100 (Option # 1)

    January 2015
    Terms: Winter/Spring 2015

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Testing Locations:
    Journal Square: 2 Enos Place, Jersey City
    NHHEC: 4800 Kennedy Blvd, Union City
    26 Classes Begin

    Journal Sq.
    9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

     27 Off-site testing*

    Journal Sq.
    9:00 AM only

    28 Off-site testing*

    Journal Sq.
    9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

    5:00 PM appt. only

    29 Off-site testing*

    Journal Sq.
    9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

    30 Off-site testing*

    Journal Sq.
    9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

    *Off-Site Classes begin on February 3, 2015 at Bayonne and Kearny High School.


    February 2015
    Terms: Spring 2015

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Testing Locations:
    Journal Square: 2 Enos Place, Jersey City
    NHHEC: 4800 Kennedy Blvd, Union City

    Upcoming Important Dates:
    February 6: Last day to Add/Drop at Journal Square and NHHEC
    February 3: Off-site classes begin at Bayonne and Kearny High School
    February 10: Last day to Add/Drop at Bayonne and Kearny High School
    Please note that there are no English as a Second Language classes offered at the off-site locations.
    March 2: Testing for Online B, Summer & Fall 2015 begins
    March 24: Online Session B classes begin
     
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    Journal Sq.
    9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

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    Journal Sq.
    9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

     

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    Journal Sq.
    9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

     

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    Journal Sq.
    9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

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    Journal Sq.
    9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

    Add/Drop
    period ends


    Your Academic Success begins with preparation for
    the College Placement Test (Accuplacer)
     

    What’s covered on the standard placement test?
    *Approximately 2-3 hours

    1. Writeplacer: 1 hr. timed/typed essay
    2. Reading Comprehension: untimed/multiple choice
    3. Arithmetic: untimed/multiple choice
    4. Elementary Algebra: untimed multiple choice
    HCCC customized Ed Ready link  

    What’s covered on the English as a Second Language placement test?
    *Approximately 2.5-3.5 hours

    1. ESL Reading Skills: untimed/multiple choice
    2. ESL Language Use: untimed/multiple choice
    3. ESL Listening: untimed/multiple choice
    4. ESL Essay: 1 hr. timed/handwritten essay
    5. Must be eligible to take Math Placement test

    Free Study Resources:

    Additional Study Resources available for purchase (optional):

    Official Accuplacer iPhone/iPad Study AppOfficial Accuplacer Web-Based Study App