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Placement Testing

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 “Looking up/Create MEID” in the Techincal Help Box.  Follow instructions provided to obtain your Maricopa Enterprise ID (MEID) and (Password).

·       In your student center, click MCCCD Admissions

·       Select PVCC as your college of choice

·       Select type of Program (Degree and Credit)

·       Select Term 

·       Continue with steps to complete online admissions form


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.

Before taking your placement tests review study materials
and sample questions for Reading Comprehension, Writing, & Math:

WritePlacer - pdf

Reading & Math - pdf

For Additional Review:  - Online Math tutorials


Testing Day: bring the following with you on your testing day:

·      Photo identification (driver’s license, high school ID, or passport)

·      Your PVCC Student ID number (starts with 3xxxxxxx)

·      Plan for approximately 2.5 hours to complete both Reading Comprehension and WritePlacer tests.

·      Plan for approximately 1.5 hour for the Math test


    Fall/Spring:  August 25 - May 14, 2015 - (hours subject to change due to classes, call to verify)

                          Monday 1:00 - 6:00p
                          Tuesday 1:00 - 4:15p
                          Wednesday 1:00 - 6:00p
                          Thursday  4:30 - 6:00p
                          Tests must begin one hour before closing
                          No Testing on Friday

                          [Full day testing is available at the main campus at Union Hiils)

Contact Us

PVCC Black Mountain
34250 N. 60th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85266

(602) 493-2600


Site Coordinator
Loretta Mondragon

Administrative Assistant
Shannon Anzelmo

Advisement & Student Services
Diana Manjon

Advisement & Student Services
Ana Chandler

Computer technician
Courtney Banach

Placement Testing technician
Amanda Barrier

Security Officer
Mike Russell

Black Mountain Site The College of You.