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VUU Testing & Tutoring Center


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.


Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm 

M.A.T. Testing - Tuesday - Thursday 10am or 2pm (only)
To schedule an appointment click here:

Tutoring Hours  |  Spring 2015-Tutoring Schedule  |  Tutorial Survey

VUU General Studies Testing

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 long will the test take?

The test can take up to two hours to complete. (The mathematics section is not timed. The essay section is 60mins.)

When will I receive the results of placement test?

Score results are generated as soon as the test is finished.

How to register remotely?


Students are encouraged to contact the Virginia Union University Testing and Testing Center at 804-257-5687 or email 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.


Click here to take the Accuplacer Remotely

Click here to take the Accuplacer On-Campus