ARC Testing Services

The Academic Resource Center offers Accuplacer and CLEP tests throughout the year. If you would like to take a test, please review the information below and call our office to schedule a date at 970.943.7056.

Examinations Offered Through the Academic Resource Center

The Academic Resource Center is able to administer some exams to students for course placement, course credit, as well as correspondence exams for courses not offered by Western. All examinees are required to pay a $25 proctoring fee.

Click here to pay your test fee online (only after you have scheduled your exam with the ARC).

Exams may be scheduled Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. If an examinee schedules an exam during a timeframe that does not allow for the full amount of allotted time, the examinee will forfeit the portion of the time that occurs after 5 p.m. The Academic Resource Center operates on the university calendar.

Correspondence Testing

Examinees are charged a $25 proctoring fee to Western for each correspondence exam administered. For more information on correspondence exams and to schedule a correspondence exam, please contact the Academic Resource Center by phone at 970.943.7056, by email at or in person by visiting the ARC located in Taylor Hall 302.

Examinees who wish to complete a correspondence exam must present a valid photo ID such as a current driver’s license, passport, military ID or school ID to be admitted to the testing center.

National Standardized Examinations

For information regarding national standardized exams, please contact Testing Services located within the Office of Student Affairs located in Taylor Hall 301. You may contact them via email at or by phone at 970.943.2232. For more information regarding specific exams offered, please visit the Testing Services page.