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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
Email:  dkcarter@pasadena.edu

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

 

First-time students or students who plan to take an English, ESL or math course for the first time are required to take the exams.  The exams are free, computerized, multiple-choice and have no time limit.  Plan to be at the test session for 2 hours to complete 2 exams.   The math test is also 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.  Additional testing information is available on the right of this website.  If you have further questions please call us at 626-585-7272 or email us at dkcarter@pasadena.edu.  We are happy to assist you!    

February 2016:  Office and Testing Hours Schedule

  • September through May:  Testing available on a Walk-In Basis (First-Come, First-Served)
  • June, July and August:  Testing available by Online Appointment.  No walk-ins accepted.
  • Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
  • March 2016 - May 2016:  Hours to Be Announced in Mid-February 2016.
  • Hours are subject to change without notice due to off-campus testing and special events that are held yearly.  Updates will be posted on this website.
  • Testing services (proctoring) or test results are not provided for other colleges.   

Assessment Reminder

  1. Apply for Admission and Complete New Student Online Orientation.  Steps must be completed before testing.  Continuing students do not need to reapply or complete the orientation again. 
  2. Attend a Pre-Assessment Workshop and Study Session (PAWS) to prepare for the test session.  Choosing not to review could result in taking courses that do not count towards graduation and/or transfer.  The PAWS is offered through the Learning Assistance Center.  Please call 626-585-7230 if you have further questions.   
  3. Take the English or ESL and math placement exams at least 3 weeks before your registration date because classes fill quickly.  Registration dates will be posted in LancerPoint. 
  4. Bring your LancerPoint ID # (Listed on Emailed Admissions Notice), a pen or pencil, a valid email address to receive your exam results and $2.00 if you plan to park on campus.
  5. Bring a Valid Photo ID (See Below): 
  • Acceptable Photo ID Forms:  Government Issued Driver’s License, State ID, Military ID, Passport, (High School ID issued within the last year).  The Assessment Office reserves the right to ask for a second form of identification. 
  • Unacceptable Photo ID Forms:  Expired Identification, Photo ID Cards from colleges, universities, bankcards, library cards, Temporary DMV License and/or ID Card, photocopies/electronic versions of identification.  No exceptions will be made due to test publisher (College Board) requirements.     

We Look Forward to Your Visit!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Revised February 3, 2016 by webservices@pasadena.edu