COMPASS  (COMputer-adaptive Placement Assessment and Support System) is an untimed, computerized test that helps Davenport evaluate skills and place students into appropriate courses. The test has three (3) sections:
COMPASS ESL (English as a Second Language) is also available.
The COMPASS placement test is computer based, multiple-choice and untimed. For more information visit the ACT/COMPASS web site .
DU Course Credit  awarded for COMPASS Tests.
All Davenport campuses.
The test is untimed. Campuses require testing appointments. Click here  for testing hours and e-mail/phone contacts for making an appointment.
Recommended Appointment time:
DU students make take any sub-test or the complete test 2 times.
Candidate must bring one form of picture identification such as a passport, a state issued driver's license, a state issued ID card, a student ID or an employee ID. Candidates will not be tested if they fail to present appropriate ID.
Prohibited Items – Personal items (cell phones, backpacks, purses, MP3 players, etc.) are not allowed during testing. They may be left in a car or placed in an area designated by DU staff.
Provided Items –
Students must see their admission representative for their test results.
For more information, please go to the DU Student Access  Web site.
For non-DU students taking COMPASS for placement at a college other than Davenport University, you must: