As a new student, what do I need to know?

Guided Course Placement is to assist you in choosing the appropriate course(s) at Arizona Western College. This process will include multiple-choice questions to help you choose course(s) in English and Math.


  1. While in the Testing Room the following is not permitted:
    • Cell phones, cameras, recording devices, jackets, gloves, scarves, hats, wallets, purses, sunglasses, bracelets, watches, mechanical pencils and keys
    • Food, beverages or chewing gum
    • Calculators, notes, paper of any kind, books, unless authorized by an instructor
    • Talking
    • Internet use
  2. Five minutes before closing time examinees must stop taking their exam.
  3. All violations will be reported.

What do I need to bring in order to test?

All testers are required to present a valid and current picture identification card before testing.

Students with unacceptable identification will not be able to test.

Below are examples of acceptable and unacceptable forms of identification for placement testing.

  • Valid Driver's License with Picture
  • Valid Department of Public Safety Identification Card
  • U.S. Military Identification Card
  • AWC Picture Identification Card
  • U.S. Alien Registration Card
  • Valid Passport
  • High School Photo Identification Card
  • Valid U.S. Border Crossing Card
  • State/National/Province Identification Card
  • Original Notarized Letter with photo (no photocopies)
  • Birth Certificates
  • Charge or credit card with a photo
  • Diploma
  • Fishing or hunting license
  • Organization membership card
  • Learner's driving permit, if it does not include a photograph
  • Police report of a stolen wallet or purse
  • Report Card
  • Social Security Card
  • Traffic ticket, even with physical description and signature


Contact Info

Phone: (928) 344-7641
Fax: (928) 344-7712
Location: 3C - Top Floor
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm

  • Friday (Remotely): 9:00am - 3:00pm