Student Success Testing Center

Placement Testing

Sign up below for Accuplacer placement testing. Testing is available in person at the NMC Testing Center. Please arrive at least 90 minutes prior to close to ensure enough time for testing.

Online testing using Zoom may be available if you cannot make it to campus. Schedule your Zoom appointment through MySuccess or by calling (231)995-2134.

Onsite testing at the Osterlin Testing Center

For more information on placement and how to prepare, please visit

Veterans: The cost for many of our tests is reimbursed though the VA! Visit U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs - Test Fees for more information.

Test Proctoring

This service provides flexible hours for faculty and students to access academic out-of-class testing, make up testing, and placement testing. Test proctoring is provided during the hours that the center is open.

Online testing using Zoom may be available if you cannot make it to campus. Schedule your Zoom appointment through MySuccess.

Onsite proctoring - Make an appointment here through My Success or by calling (231) 995-2134.

Proctoring services are available for:

  • Accuplacer Math Placement exams (online over Zoom or in person at the testing center)
  • Language placement courses
  • NMC courses
  • CLEP / DSST Testing
  • Courses at other Michigan colleges or universities
  • Testing through Michigan Colleges Online
  • Out-of-state colleges
  • HESI Testing – You will need to register and purchase the test before coming in to take it. Contact the Testing Center at 231-995-2134 or visit MySuccess to schedule an appointment. Please note this exam may take as long as four hours to complete. Find more information at
  • CERTIPORT: Certification testing for NMC Students:
    • Information Technology Specialist (ITA)
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

Testing Guidelines

Contact Us

Meet Our Staff

Student Success Proctor Tom Auch Tom Auch

Student Success Proctor

My name is Tom Auch and I have degrees from Michigan State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder. I have been employed at NMC for over 20 years. I have taught in the Visual Communications department, Business division, photographer and columnist for the White Pine Press. I am a proud member of the Student Success Center and available to assist students and faculty most anytime!

Student Success Proctor John WalkerJohn Walker

Student Success Proctor

My name is John Walker and I am one of the Test Proctors. My background is in managing Manufacturing Organizations. I have experience in all facets of an organization including Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing, Quality, scheduling, Inventory control, and Maintenance. Possessing a Six Sigma Black Belt I still do some business consulting. I am here to administer tests for the professors at NMC.

Student Success Proctor Dan IsolaDan Isola

Student Success Proctor

My name is Dan Isola and I am a Test Proctor. My college education includes BS-ChemE and MBA degrees from the University of Michigan. I have 30 years experience with the Telecom industry in finance, software testing, product planning and project management. I was an instructor for corporate project management certification and I am familiar with PMP certification. I enjoy helping students achieve their educational goals.


On your testing day:

  1. Bring Photo ID (driver's license, passport, student ID are all accepted)
  2. Calculators are not allowed unless you have a prescribed accommodation. A calculator will pop up on your screen for questions that it is allowed.
  3. We provide scrap paper in the testing room
  4. Plan on 90 minutes to complete the test

Our Testing Center is located at 1701 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686, in the Osterlin Building (#3 on the Front Street Campus map).

Chat with us!

Use the Live Chat link below to connect with a member of the NMC Success Team!

Student Success Center Hours

The NMC Testing center is open! Current students can make an appointment through My Success here. If you are unable to schedule online, please call us at (231) 995-2134 or email us at

SPRING Semester 2024 Hours: January 15–MAY 4

  • Sunday: 3–8 p.m.
  • Monday and Thursday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed

Spring Break 2024 Hours:  March 24–31

  • Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.


The Student Success Center is located on NMC's main campus in the Osterlin Building (#3 on the Front Street Campus map). The closest on-campus parking is in the Birch and Cedar lots.

Student Success Links

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