Welcome to the Assessment Services Office
Located in Building D Room 205 (Map)
Denise K. Carter, M.A.
Supervisor, Assessment Services
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)
The English, ESL and math placement exams assist students with identifying what level of courses to enroll in at the college. First-time students and students who plan to take an English, ESL or math course for the first time are required to take the placement exams. Students whose first language is not English and/or that have difficulty communicating or reading in English should take the English as a Second Language Exam. The math exam is used to place students into Accounting 1A, Business 14A, Chemistry 1A and Chemistry 22 and Statistic 50 courses. For the exams not mentioned please contact the department directly (Languages, Music or other). Special exam formats are available for students with a verified disability. Click on the links for the right for additional testing information: First-Time Student Requirements, What to Bring, How to Prepare, Test Exemptions , Test Result Information and Frequently Asked Questions.
- Plan to take the placement exam well in advance of your assigned registration date/time. Students can look up their registration date/time in LancerPoint. Registration Instructions.
- Students should attend a Pre-Assessment Workshop and Study Session (PAWS) to become familiar with the exam format so they can do their best on the exam. The Learning Assistance Center offers the PAWS and students can sign-up online. For further information please contact their office at
- Veterans and Active Duty Military can arrange to take the exam remotely in their area.
- The office does not provide remote testing for students who are out of the area or out of state, except for Veterans and Active Duty Military. We do not provide testing (proctoring services) for other colleges or universities and do not provide exam results to other colleges.
June, July and August 2015 Online Appointment Required for Testing
- Students must be Admitted to the College before they can make an appointment. First-time students must complete the New Student Online Orientation before testing.
- Appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can be made online (See Box Below). Your Lancer Point ID Number (8 Digit Number Listed on Admissions Notice) and Date of Birth are required. Include your Full Name (First and Last Name) when making the appointment.
- A maximum of one appointment can be made per student unless you are taking the English or ESL exam on one day and Math exam on another day. First-time students need to take both the English or ESL and Math exams. If you cannot make it to your appointment cancel and/or reschedule within 48 hours of the date you were scheduled for so other students can sign-up for testing. Cancel or Reschedule.
- First-Time Students: Choose the English and Math Exam Option.
- English not your first language or you have difficulty communicating in English: Choose the ESL and Math Exam Option.
- Students will receive an email confirmation after booking the appointment. Make a note of your appointment date/time and be present for your appointment because appointments are filling fast.
- When making your appointment if you see the message No records matched the specified criteria, that means all appointments have been filled. Choose another date/time.
- The testing process usually takes a total of 2 hours to complete. Arrive 15 minutes before your appointment. No late admittance permitted, no exceptions. Late arrivals will need to reschedule their appointment online.
- Exam results are emailed to students following the test session by the Testing Company from their email account NoReply@accuplacer.org. Students should check their Spam and/or Junk mail folder in case the email was routed there. Results are also available in LancerPoint.
- Office and Testing hours are subject to change. Limited testing appointments available on August 3 and August 7 and no testing appointments available August 4-6 due to International Student testing.
Click Button Below to Make Appointment (Read above instructions first, before making appointment)
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Office Hours are available to ask questions about the testing process. Refer to Testing Hour information above for when the placement exams can be taken.
Campus closed on September 7, 2015 for Labor Day and on other major holidays and weekends. Review the Academic Calendar for further information.