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Campus Location:
Business Building Room 109
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Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.,
Friday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Email:
assessment@gwc.cccd.edu
Phone:

(714) 895-8388
Fax:
(714) 895-8149

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Testing Schedule

STUDENT MUST HAVE APPLIED TO Golden West College and have a Golden West College Student ID number to request a placement/assessment test date.

Dates and times are subject to change without advanced notice.
TEST SESSIONS ARE MATH AND ENGLISH COMBINED

Click Here to Book your Assessment Time Online

For Native Speakers of English

Placements into English 098, 099, 100, and Math classes

For Nonnative Speakers of English

Placements into ESL, English 099, and Math classes

 For English/ESL Challenges
Please Call Assessment Center to Schedule Appointment

APRIL DATES

DAY

TIME

APRIL DATES

DAY

TIME

APRIL DATES

DAY

TIME

2

WED

9:00 AM

1

TUE

8:30 PM

4

FRI

8-12PM

3

THUR

9:00 AM

2

WED

2:00 PM

7

MON

9-12PM

10

THUR

9:00 AM

8

TUE

2:00 PM

11

FRI

8-12PM

10

THUR

2:00 PM

9

WED

8:30 AM

17

TRUR

1-5PM

14

MON

2:00 PM

14

MON

8:30 AM

18

FRI

8-12PM

15

TUE

9:00 AM

15

TUE

2:00 PM

21

MON

1-5PM

16

WED

2:00 PM

16

WED

8:30 AM

24

TRUR

9-12PM

17

THUR

9:00 AM

22

TUE

8:30 AM

25

FRI

8-12PM

21

MON

9:00 AM

23

WED

2:00 PM

28

MON

9-12PM

22

TUES

2:00 PM

29

TUE

8:30 AM

 

 

 

23

WED

9:00 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

THUR

2:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

MON

2:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

WED

9:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

** MATH ONLY assessment appointments may still be available for English/math testing sessions which are Full.”

WAIT LIST:
For any closed test session, students may arrive 30 minutes early to place their names on a waiting list.

PLACEMENT TESTING INFORMATION
****READ ALL INFORMATION BEFORE MAKING AN APPOINTMENT****

* If you have a verified disability and need special accommodations for testing, you may contact the Accessibility Center for Education (ACE) at (714) 895-8721.

TO TAKE THIS TEST YOU MUST:

1. TURN IN A COMPLETED APPLICATION TO THE COLLEGE.
2. MAKE A TESTING APPOINTMENT: Call 714-895-8388 OR come to the Assessment Center in the Business Building Room 109 Monday - Thursday between 8 am and 6 pm, and Fridays between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Please call (714) 895-8388 to schedule a testing appointment.

Or visit the assessment center in Room 109 Business Building to make a testing appointment.

NOTE: Once you have made a testing appointment, call or stop by the Counseling Department to schedule an Academic Advising appointment (714) 895-8119. Spaces are limited. You must have test results for your appointment AND you must complete your counseling appointment before you register.

DO THE FOLLOWING THE DAY OF THE TEST:

a. PURCHASE A PARKING PERMIT:
Permits cost $3.00 for the day. DO NOT park in metered parking if you are taking both math and English tests. Metered parking is good for 2 hours at a time. Parking is free on the weekend. Please note: you are encouraged to park in the Gothard parking lot, due to the swap meet on Saturdays.

b. REPORT TO:
Business Building Room 109. Please take care of your personal needs before entering the test room. You will not be permitted to leave the test once it begins.

c. ARRIVE 15 MINUTES EARLY:
NO ONE IS ADMITTED LATE! Testing begins promptly at the scheduled time.

BRING THE FOLLOWING ON THE DAY OF THE TEST:

a. A photo I.D. such as a driver’s license or passport. NO I.D., NO TEST.
b. A GWC Student I.D. number.
c. Two, #2 Pencils.
d. A sweater or light jacket for comfort. The test room is air-conditioned.

DO NOT BRING THE FOLLOWING ON THE DAY OF THE TEST, THEY ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE TEST ROOM:
a. Children.
b. Calculators and dictionaries.
c. Electronic devices. If you bring an electronic device to the test and it disrupts the test session, you may be asked to leave.
d. Food or Drink.

TEST SAMPLES:
(Click here for sample tests)

NOTE: Test sessions last 3 hours. Test results are given at the end of the test and are valid for 2 years. Keep results for your records. Duplicate copies cost $1.00.