Learning Services

Learning Services

Depending on your individual needs, we can provide classroom and individualized instruction, Internet and computer-based instruction, aptitude and skills assessment, counseling, advising, and peer tutoring.

Kirkwood's Learning Services arranges special accommodations for students with learning disabilities, such as sign language interpreters or textbooks on tape.

Resources

Tutoring Services provides free tutors for many Kirkwood courses.

The Assistive Technology Lab helps students requiring specialized software and/or devices.


Tutoring Services & Assistive Technology Lab
Cedar Hall 2071
319-398-5425
1-800-332-2055 ext. 5425
Fax: 319-398-4933
tutor.services@kirkwood.ed

The Test Center provides placement testing and exams for Distance Learning courses, departmental exams, and various certification testing.

Testing at Kirkwood Test Centers


Test Center
Cedar Hall 2055
319-398-5456
1-800-332-2055 ext. 5456
Fax: 319-398-5550
testcenter@kirkwood.edu

Accommodation Services for Students with Disabilities helps arrange reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.


Accommodation Services
Cedar Hall 2063
319-398-5574
1-800-332-2055 ext. 5574
Fax: 319-398-4933
learningservices@kirkwood.edu

Vocational Individualized Training and Learning

VITAL assists high school special education students transition to Kirkwood.


VITAL
Lisa Haverkamp
Grant Wood AEA
2301 Oakdale Blvd, Fifth Floor
Coralville, IA  52241
1-319-626-1136

TRIO provides academic and personal success from enrollment to graduation leading to work or to transfer.


TRIO
Cedar Hall 2010
319-398-5455
1-800-332-2055 ext. 4065
Fax: 319-398-4933
trio@kirkwood.edu

The ASK program provides support services for Kirkwood students with autism spectrum disorder.


Learning Services
Cedar Hall 2023
319-398-7752
319-398-5574 Alt

Educational Coaches:

Arlene English: arlene.english@kirkwood.edu

Elissa Teets: elissa.teets@kirkwood.edu


Testing on Kirkwood Campuses

The Testing Center provides a quiet, comfortable, and secure testing environment for placement, distance learning, accommodations, and make-up/contingency exams.

You may test for Kirkwood classes at any Kirkwood test center as long as your instructor approves it. Please take a look at the specific location for details for each test center. Some tests are available to be taken only at Main Campus.  

You will be asked to sign in, then store your backpack, phone, and smartwatch in a locker or designated storage area.

At any of the locations please be ready to provide the following items if asked:

  • Your k-number
  • A photo ID
  • The name of your class
  • The last name of your instructor

Main Campus Test Center
2055 Cedar Hall
6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404
319-398-5456
testcenter@kirkwood.edu

Placement tests must begin at least three hours before close.

No appointment is necessary for Kirkwood course exams and Accuplacer/ALEKS tests.

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m.- 8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Iowa City Campus - Test Center
1816 Lower Muscatine Rd
Room 102
Iowa City, IA 52240
319-887-3642

No appointment is necessary for Kirkwood course exams and Accuplacer/ALEKS tests.

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Benton County Center
111 West 3rd Street
Vinton, IA 52349
319-472-2318
benton.county@kirkwood.edu

Please make an appointment.

Cedar County Center
100 Alexander Drive, Suite 2
Tipton, IA 52772
563-886-2950
cedar.county@kirkwood.edu

Please make an appointment.

Iowa County Center
200 West Street
Williamsburg, IA 52361
319-668-2461
Marci.mohr@kirkwood.edu

Please make an appointment.

Jones County Regional Center
220 Welter Drive
Monticello, IA 52310
319-465-2302
jane.lawrence@kirkwood.edu

Please make an appointment.

Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa
2301 Oakdale Boulevard
Coralville, IA 52241
319-358-3158
krcui.testing@kirkwood.edu

Please make an appointment.

Linn County Regional Center
1770 Boyson Road
Hiawatha, IA 52233
319-398-4837
TestCenter.LinnRegional@kirkwood.edu

Please make an appointment.

Tippie-Mansfield Center
1214 Ninth Avenue
Belle Plaine, IA 52208
319-444-2549
eolson@kirkwood.edu

Please make an appointment.

Washington County Regional Center
2192 Lexington Boulevard
Washington, IA 52353
319-653-4655
amy.schneider@kirkwood.edu

Placement tests require an appointment.

No appointment is necessary for Kirkwood course exams on the days and times listed below.

Hours: Tuesday, 9 a.m. - noon, Thursday 3 - 7 p.m., and Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Have Questions?

We would love to help!
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Learning Services

Cedar Hall 2063
319-398-5574
1-800-332-2055 ext. 5574
Fax: 319-398-4933
learningservices@kirkwood.edu


Mailing Address:
Kirkwood Community College
PO BOX 2068
Cedar Rapids, IA  52406