The COMPASS (Computer-Adaptive Placement and Assessment Support System) Assessment is a web-based computer software package developed by American College Testing (ACT). The assessment is used to accurately place students into appropriate Math, Reading and English courses.
DACC East Mesa Campus (2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd DASR Rm 105) COMPASS testing times are 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. DACC Testing Services also proctors exams for students from other schools; fees included.
COMPASS testing is also available at each of DACC's satellite campuses by appointment.
- DACC East Mesa Campus DASR 105, 2800 N. Sonoma Blvd., Las Cruces, NM, 575-527-7569
- DACC Sunland Park Center, 3365 McNutt Rd., Sunland Park, NM, 575-874-7787
- DACC Gadsden Center, 1700 E. Ohara Rd., Anthony, NM, 575-882-6809
For COMPASS Study Guides click HERE.
The Double-Check Test is a math skill assessment developed by DACC's Math Department. It is available to students on the recommendation of their math instructor or if they feel their COMPASS or ACT math scores is inaccurate. The double-check test is available by appointment only at the Central Campus.
Submit your request HERE to take the COMPASS Assessment.
Testing Services at East Mesa Campus
For other testing services such as GED testing, please access DACC Testing Services. To contact Testing Services please call 575-528-7294.
Beginning Spring 2013, any student (DACC, NMSU) taking an online/distance education course and needs an exam proctored will need to contact COMPASS Testing at 575-527-7569 to set up time and date in advance. Proctor fees are $25 per exam and must be paid at the time of the exam.
Contact InformationDoña Ana Community College
DACC COMPASS Assessment
MSC - 3DA, PO Box 30001
2800 N Sonoma Ranch Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Toll Free: 1.800.903.7503