COMPASS is a computer-adaptive placement assessment which measures skills in reading, writing and math. The COMPASS assessment is used to determine your placement in SCC college courses.
Location and hours for the COMPASS skills assessment:
SCC Central Campus, Admissions Center:
Student Services Building, Room 184
Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
SCC Cherokee County Campus, Cherokee Business Training Center:
Highway 11, Gaffney, SC
SCC Foundation Business Training Center, Room 202
Testing hours of operation: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Call to schedule an appointment: (864) 206-2723
SCC Tyger River Campus, Tyger River Building:
Highway 290, Duncan, SC
Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am- 7:00 pm, Friday 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Call (864) 592-6200 for more information.
Applicants should review sample test questions prior to taking COMPASS. However, this suggestion is not mandatory. Information and sample questions for COMPASS are available from www.act.org/compass
The results of your skills assessment determine your readiness for college courses. It is in your best interest to prepare for your COMPASS assessment.
Applicants are allowed to use a basic calculator.
The COMPASS skills assessment is untimed.
Applicants must show a driver's license or picture ID prior to taking the assessment.
Applicants may see a counselor for interpretation if one is available.
For additional information on the COMPASS skills assessment, please contact the Admissions Center at (864) 592-4800 or toll free at 1-866-591-3700.