Placement Testing

Paradise Valley Community College offers testing at two locations, the Union Hills campus and the Black Mountain campus. Both locations provide course placement testing and academic testing to assist students as they pursue their career, education and personal goals.

Placement testing is REQUIRED for English, Math and Reading. Students may take the Placement Test at either the Union Hills or Black Mountain campuses.

Getting Started

Prior to your testing day, you will need to log on to to set up your student account. This must be completed before testing.

Go to and click on 'Register Today' graphic to get started.

In order to take a placement test, you will need to bring the following with you on your testing day:

TIP - Record your Student ID number, MEID, and Password in a safe place. Often students store these in their phone under the contact PVCC ID for quick reference.