Assessment Schedule

English and ESL Assessment Availability

The English Assessment is a computerized assessment consisting of a reading assessment and a writing assessment (editing text). Scores are available immediately upon completion of the assessment.

The ESL Assessment is a computerized assessment consisting of a reading assessment, grammar/usage assessment, and assessment of listening skills. Take this assessment if your first (native) language is NOT English. This includes:

Usually English Assessment takes 60-90 minutes to complete. Students who start the assessment at the ending time in the schedule may not have sufficient time to finish the assessment the same day.

You are strongly encouraged to review before taking your English or ESL Assessment. See How Can I Prepare for the Assessments before taking your English or ESL Assessment.

Oceanside Campus (building 3300, room 3334) English and ESL Assessment drop in hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

San Elijo Campus (building 100, room 101) English and ESL assessment drop in hours:

May 1 - August 31***

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Mathematics Assessment Availability

The Math assessments are computerized; scores are available immediately upon completion of the assessment. It is a timed 75-minute assessment.

The computerized math assessment is offered on a drop-in basis at the locations listed below. Space is limited at the San Elijo Campus Testing Center and at the Math Learning Center at both campuses, and students will be taken on a first-come first-served basis. You should allow at least 1-1/2 hours to complete the math assessment process and arrive no later than the ending times listed below. Referrals are necessary for adaptive math assessment (from Disabled Student Programs and Services) or ESL math assessment (from Testing staff). Contact the Testing Department for information.

You are strongly encouraged to review before taking your Math Assessment. See How Can I Prepare for the Assessments before taking your Mathematics Assessment. Paper/pencil practice packets for Algebra Readiness, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra and Pre-Calculus are available in the bookstore for approximately $3.00. This is the same material that is available online.

Oceanside Campus (building 3300, room 3334) Math Assessment drop in hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

 

San Elijo Campus (building 100, room 101) Math Assessment drop in hours:

May 1 - August 31***

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Students wishing to take BOTH tests on the SAME day need to arrive by:

Oceanside Campus (building 3300, room 3334) drop in hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 

San Elijo Campus (building 100, room 101) drop in hours:

May 1 - August 31***

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

***Testing Services will be closed for the following 2014 holidays:

***Testing Services will be closed for the following 2015 holidays:

PLEASE BRING VALID PHOTO IDENTIFICATION WITH YOU!

Acceptable photo identification includes: student identification card, driver's license, state ID, military ID, passport, or high school yearbook (picture with name).