Compass Testing

  • SCC Placement Testing

    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 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Call (864) 592-4800 for more information.
    SCC Cherokee County Campus, Cherokee Business Training Center:
    Highway 11, Gaffney, SC
    SCC Foundation Business Training Center, Room 202
    Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm; Friday 8:00 - 11:00 am
    Call (864) 206-2723 for more information.
    SCC Downtown Campus, Evans Academic Center:
    East Kennedy Street in downtown Spartanburg
    Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm; Friday 8:00 - 11:00 am
    Call (864) 592-4050 for more information.
    SCC Tyger River Campus, Tyger River Building:
    Highway 290, Duncan, SC
    Monday-Thursday 8:00 am- 3:00 pm; Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    Call (864) 592-6121 for more information.
    Union County Advanced Technology Center:
    Furman L. Fendley Highway, Union, SC
    Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm; Friday 8:00 - 11:00 am
    Call (864) 466-1060 for more information.

    COMPASS 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
    • 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.

  • Admissions Center

    AddressSCC Central Campus, Student Services Building
    Mail to: PO Box 4386, Spartanburg SC 29305

    Phone: (864) 592-4800

    Toll Free: (866) 591-3700

    Fax: (864) 592-4564

    Mon - Thu | 8:00am-6:00pm

    Friday | 8:00am-5:00pm


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