The Virginia Union University Testing & Tutoring Center is committed to setting forth a positive foundation, on which all students can develop academically, grow socially, and matriculate successfully. Our center is comprised of an array of educational resources that are beneficial to all students. We are conveniently located in 311 Ellison Hall and students are welcome to walk-in, call or email, to schedule appointments for both testing and tutoring.
TESTING & TUTORING CENTER
ELLISON HALL, Room 311
Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm
M.A.T. Testing - Tuesday - Thursday 10am or 2pm (only)
To schedule an appointment click here:
Testing at Virginia Union University helps the institution to evaluate how proficient its students are. The Undergraduate Studies program, then utilizes the testing results to evaluate, enhance, and assess its program. It is our goal that the services delivered by the program, will provide students with the necessary tools and support to ensure their academic success. General Studies Testing at Virginia Union University is essential, beneficial, and necessary. Testing is a tool to enhance and improve our general education courses, educational programs, and the institution overall.
What is Accuplacer?
ACCUPLACER® is an integrated system of computer-adaptive assessments designed to evaluate students’ skills in writing and mathematics. For over 30 years, ACCUPLACER has been used successfully to assess student preparedness for introductory credit-bearing college courses. ACCUPLACER delivers immediate and precise results, offering both placement and diagnostic tests, to support intervention and help answer the challenges of accurate placement and remediation. Freshmen advisors will utilize Accuplacer results in planning students.
What is on the placement test?
The parts of the test consist of a WritePlacer (Written Essay) and a Diagnostic Math test. The Diagnostic Math test consists of Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra, and College–Level Mathematics. Students may bring calculators to the test.
How to register remotely?
Students are encouraged to contact the Virginia Union University Testing and Testing Center at 804-257-5687 or email Tutoring@vuu.edu for more detailed information about remote testing sites, costs, and other important information.
Cost involved for remote testing sites?
Remote testing site costs may vary.
By providing tutoring at Virginia Union University, we are assisting our students in their endeavors to strive for academic success. Peer tutors are available to provide one-on-one assistance in many undergraduate courses. We strive daily to transform VUU by promoting academic success across the undergraduate curriculum.
The VUU tutors help students identify error/weaknesses in their courses by going over pertinent course information, reviewing an Academic Success Plan with the tutee, and making follow-up appointments if necessary. In addition, we offer monthly tutoring programs to provide additional support to all students.
Residence Hall Tutoring:
Students must sign-in and sign-out when utilizing the services offered by the VUU Tutoring Center. By tracking the services used, we can better assist our students in achieving academic success.
About the VUU Tutors
Tutors are upper-class students at Virginia Union University who have earned an “A” or “B” average in the course(s) they tutor, and have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. All tutors are members of the National Tutoring Association.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
Testing & Tutoring Coordinator
The VUU Testing & Tutoring Center
311, Ellison Hall