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Good News! The online assessment is now available to students!
Detailed information about all of the new student steps can be found on the New Student Checklist page (button below). Please note, the new online assessment can only be taken once per student. If you took the assessment prior to Jan 1st 2019, you are allowed to reassess on the new non-test system. 
Know your rights!
California Community College students have the right to begin their education in transfer-level English and math courses. Therefore, all of our placements on our Assessment System will result in one or more transfer-level math and English options. Our Assessments are not test-based, and use a process that looks at multiple factors (measures), such as your academic history, grades, and G.P.A. When you start your assessment, you will go through a brief video explaining our process in greater detail. If you get lost don't worry! We are here for you and advisors can help you understand your results when you are done.  You can also contact us as or for general questions
Don't worry, there are no right or wrong answers on the current assessment, but you will be asked about your academic history in both math and English and/or ESL. 
What do I need?
When you assess, you will need to know your COC ID number (7 digits starting with a 0), and, if easily obtainable, you'll want an unofficial copy of your most recent high school transcripts for you to reference. If you do not have access to your high school transcripts, you will still be allowed to assess.  Plan to spend about 90 minutes completing both your Assessment and Advisement step, which typically take place back-to-back if accessed through the new student checklist page. The Assessment part alone typically only takes about 10-15 minutes. 
**NOTICE: The Assessment office is closed for all major holidays and weekends. You can still assess at these times, but your results will not be uploaded in to our registration system until the next regular business days. Thank you!**
If you do not need to do all of the new student steps, and only wish to assess, you can click the start button below. Note that starting Jan 1st 2019, the assessment stopped being an examination, so if you have already taken the new non-exam assessment, you are not required to reassess again, as these questionnaire-type of assessments never expire.