COMPASS Exam FAQs
What is the COMPASS exam?
COMPASS is a computerized test that helps evaluate your skills and place you into appropriate courses. COMPASS offers tests in reading, writing, and mathematics. COMPASS is a placement test – not an I.Q. test.
How much is the registration fee?
The registration fee is $15.
Where do I pay the registration fee?
You may pay at the Business Office in the Students Services and Administration building (1st floor) prior to testing. The Business Office accepts payment in the form of a check, money order, debit or credit card (MasterCard, Visa, and Discover Card), or cash.
When is the exam offered?
Examinees should call 501-362-1225 for information regarding the testing schedule.
In the event of inclement weather, such as snow, freezing rain, or sleet that may make travel on roads hazardous, examinees are advised to check ASU-Beebe's website at www.asub.edu, or tune in to the following media stations for early notifications: Searcy's KWCK (99.9), KSMD (99.1), or KEAZ (100.7); Batesville's KWOZ (103.3); and TV Channels 4, 7, or 11.
How can I register for this exam?
What time should I arrive to the testing location?
Students should arrive 15 minutes before the exam is scheduled to begin.
How can I prepare for this exam?
Test prep information can be found at:
http://www.interactmath.com (Click enter, choose Bittenger, 5th edition)
Can I use a calculator?
You may use any calculator that does not have pre-programmed algebraic formulas. Please do not use phone calculators.
What should I bring the day of the test?
You must bring the receipt you received from the Business Office at the time of testing.
When will I receive my scores?
You will receive your printed results after you complete your exam.
What is the re-test policy?
You can retest the next available testing day to repeat any section of the COMPASS exam.
These are the guidelines adhered to by test administrators on the ASU – Heber Springs campus. These guidelines are not reflective of those adhered to on any other ASU campus and must not be representative of such.