Resources for Placement Testing

Whether or not you have studied English and mathematics recently, you will want to prepare in order to do your best. Not reviewing before taking the placement tests could possibly place you in a course that is lower than your actual skill level, costing you time and money.

Please speak with your College Navigator to ensure you complete the right practice placement test based on your program needs.

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Practice Tests (English & Math)

  • Test Preparation

    It is suggested that you take the VPT Practice Test prior to taking the VPT for course placement. An online practice test is available here. Use the directions below to access the online version. (A print version of the math section of the practice test is shown below.)

    - From the dropdown menu "Institution," select "Southside Virginia Community College."

    - Under "Site," select "Practice Test Site."

    - The Site password is "svccpanthers1".

    - Continue filling in the form. Note the items marked * must be completed.

    - In the right column, you MUST enter your student ID number. You must also use your personal email address. 

  • English and Writing
  • Mathematics