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Welcome to the Assessment Services Office

Located in Building D Room 205 (Map)

Denise K. Carter, M.A.
Supervisor, Assessment Services
Room: D205
Telephone: 626-585-7272

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)


First-time students or students who plan to take an English, ESL or math course for the first time must take the English or ESL and math exams.  The exams are computerized, multiple-choice with no time limit.  The math test is used for Accounting 1A, Business 14A and Statistics 50 placement.  For other courses listing an assessment as a requirement please contact the Division Office directly (Foreign Languages, Music, etc.).  For Chemistry 1A placement students will need to satisfy the prerequisites listed in the college catalog and/or schedule of classes to enroll in that course and testing into the course is not an option.  If you have further questions please call us at 626-585-7272 or email us at  We are happy to assist you!    

Walk-In Testing Available (English, ESL and Math)

November 2 - December 23 2015 Testing and Office Hours

Hours subject to change without notice.  Visit this website for updates. June, July and August an online appointment required for testing.  All other months walk-in testing available.  

Change in Hours: Dates Below

  • November 26-27:  Closed (Thanksgiving Holiday)
  • December 7, 8, 9:  No Testing Available Due to International Student Testing (Students on F1 Visa).
  • December 21, 22, 23:  Testing Hrs. 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. & 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Office Hrs. 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • January 4, 5, 6, 7, 8:  Testing Hrs. 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. & 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Office Hrs. 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • December 24 - January 3:  Closed (Winter Break)
  • Campus Closure List


Assessment Reminder

  1. Apply for Admission to the College and complete the New Student Online Orientation before testing. 
  2. Plan to take the exam at least 3 weeks before your registration date to prevent registration delays.  Spring 2016 registration dates available in LancerPoint. 
  3. Review the exam preparation information.  Choosing not to review could result in taking courses that do not count towards graduation and/or transfer.
  4. Plan to be at the test session for approximately 2 hours to complete 2 exams. This is the average time it takes to complete both exams; however, there is no time limit.          
  5. Get plenty of sleep, eat a nutritious meal and leave early enough to allow for the commute to campus and for parking.
  6. Review What to Bring for Test Session.

We Look Forward to Your Visit!










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