Mission Statement

Valencia College Assessment and Testing Centers serve to inform students, faculty, staff and the community about testing services and help guide students in making informed educational decisions. Our centers strive to provide a secure and conducive environment to support an optimal testing experience during placement testing and course testing throughout a student’s educational journey. Assessment and Testing Centers adhere to the Professional Standards and Guidelines set forth by the National College Testing Association (NCTA) and maintain active involvement in the Florida Association of College Test Administrators.

Important Information

All assessment centers are closed on college-wide holidays.

Assessment offices close at 12 PM on Fridays starting May 17 through July 19 (summer hours)

You will be asked to have a valid and original government issued photo ID when testing at the Assessment Center.

In order to take the PERT at Valencia you must:

  • Valencia Student - have an active application on file
  • Future Dual Enrollment Student - have applied to Dual Enrollment but do not have to pay the application fee. Please see the Dual Enrollment page for more information.
    • Valencia ID number is required for testing (V0******)

Please note: Children are not allowed in the testing room. Proper supervision of small children should be arranged off site prior to testing.

Assessment Testing Hours

Placement Testing - PERT, Advanced Algebra and Functions

Mon - Thurs: 8 am - 5 pm*
Friday: 9 am - 11 am
* If you are taking the FULL reading, writing and math PERT, it is strongly recommended that come in before 2pm to allow enough time to complete your assessment before closing time.
* PERT takes 2.5 - 3 hours. Testing must be completed in the same day, unless a seven-day extension is needed.


Mon - Thurs: 8 am - 3 pm
Friday: No testing during summer hours (May 17-July 19)


Mon - Thurs: 8 am - 2 pm
Friday: No testing during summer hours (May 17-July 19)


By appointment only


Mon - Thurs: 8 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 10 AMpm


Locations & Contact


SSB, Rm 171


Bldg 5, Rm 237

Winter Park

Bldg 1, Rm 104


Bldg 4, Rm 248-250

Lake Nona

Bldg 1, Rm 206


Bldg 1, Rm 325