Assessment Center

Assessment Policies


Items not allowed during testing:

  • Phones
  • Calculators (except for Chemistry test)
  • Books, notebooks or folders
  • Food and Drink (you may bring water in a spill-proof container)


  • English, Math and Chemistry Assessments may be taken once every 6 months.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) test may be taken once every 12 months.
  • To retake an assessment before the time period has expired, submit an Assessment Test Challenge Petition to the Assessment Office 1642.


Exemptions from taking the English/Math Assessment may be granted for the following reasons:
  • You already have a degree.
  • You have been assessed previously at another college.
  • You have AP scores of "3" or higher in either English or Math.
  • You have a score of "College Ready" on both English and Math for the Early Assessment Program (EAP)

You will need to see a Counselor to have your exemption request approved. Please contact the Counseling Office at (925) 424-1400 for more information.






Assessment Center

Building 1600, Room 1642

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Phone: 925.424.1475

Fax: 925.424.1402


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Page last modified: November 18, 2015