ACCUPLACER and CELSA Test Prep Workshop

Need to improve your ACCUPLACER test scores? Test preparation workshops are available. Students that desire to improve their ACCUPLACER test and placement scores in Reading, Writing and Math can attend ACCU Test Prep Workshops. In these workshops, students will review actual test sample materials facilitated by a tutor. Students are encouraged to attend these workshops to assist in improving skills and test scores, and subsequent placement in classes. Workshops are scheduled so that students may retest immediately following workshop attendance, providing student is eligible to retest per MCCCD policy.
Workshop space fills quickly, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Workshops are weekly on Monday and Wednesdays in the Center for Learning, and on Tuesday at GCC North. Students are encouraged to arrive no later than 15 minutes after the start time or choose to attend a later workshop in order to benefit from all of the material.

GCC Main campus - Center for Learning


1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


10:30 AM - Noon
Noon - 1:30 PM

GCC North campus - CL-130


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Reading and Writing
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

For more information about ACCUPLACER Test Prep Workshops, contact the Center for Learning at 623-845-3812.

Taking CELSA?  Need help using the Computer?

Students who need to take CELSA and do not know how to use a computer can go to the Center for Learning to help. 

Drop-in hours are:

Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Center for Learning staff are available to help students:

  • take a sample CELSA test
  • learn basic computer skills to navigate the CELSA test
  • build confidence to prepare to take CELSA test

Students may participate in this Center for Learning drop-in program and then return to Testing Services to take CELSA.

To learn more about this free drop-in program, please contact Center for Learning at (623) 845-3812.



Building: Center for Learning (CL)
Phone: (623) 845-3812
Hours of Operation


Mon - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Mon - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Hours of Operation vary for individual offices.