Classes Cancelled and College Offices Closed

Chabot-Las Positas College District will be closed through Sunday, November 18, 2018 due to poor regional air quality. All college and district offices will be closed, except for essential operations such as security/police and critical IT operations. Air quality will be monitored and decisions on any further action on closures will be forthcoming.

Assessment

The Assessment Center at Chabot College will help you place into classes that match your skills and experience. 

All students start their Chabot journey at the Assessment Center - see schedule

Per the passage of Assembly Bill 705 by the California State Legislature, Chabot College will have a new assessment and placement process for English and Math for Summer/Fall 2019.

English as a Second Language (ESL) and Chemistry assessment tests will remain in place.

Please check back by February 1st, 2019 for updates.

Assessment is a mandatory step in the Student Success & Support Program (SSSP) and it is also required for students who want Priority Registration

Do I have to take an assessment test to register for Spring 2019 courses in Chemistry, ESL, English and Math?

Chemistry:

The chemistry assessment is optional for students who wish to take certain chemistry classes.

English as a Second Language (ESL):

In order to register for ESL courses, students must take the ESL assessment test.

English:

Students can be placed in English based upon information from their high school transcripts. Please bring a copy (official or unofficial) of your high school transcripts to the assessment center. 

If you recently graduated from or are currently attending a high school within any of these four school districts, we already have your high school transcript information and you do not need to bring a copy.

  • Castro Valley USD
  • Hayward USD
  • San Leandro USD
  • San Lorenzo USD

If you do not have a high school transcript, you may take the Accuplacer assessment for placement.

Math:

Students can be placed in Math based upon information from their high school transcripts as well as taking the Accuplacer assessment. Please bring a copy (official or unofficial) of your high school transcripts to the assessment center. 

If you recently graduated from or are currently attending a high school within any of these four school districts, we already have your high school transcript information and you do not need to bring a copy.

  • Castro Valley USD
  • Hayward USD
  • San Leandro USD
  • San Lorenzo USD

If you do not have a high school transcript, you may take the Accuplacer assessment for both English and Math placement.

 Other assessment tools:

  1. AP English and/or Calculus or Statistics test with a score of 3 or better
  2. EAP (SBAC) test results of “Ready for College Level” (visit assessment center to obtain a copy of your results)
  3. Completed DSPS diagnostic evaluation
  4. Completed a math and/or English course with a grade of “C” or higher (not “C-”) at another college

Bring a copy of your AP and/or EAP test results and/or a copy of your college transcripts (unofficial is fine) to the Counseling Department on the second floor of building 700. View the Counseling Department office and drop-in hours.

I took the assessments at another college. Can I use those results?
No, Chabot College does not accept assessment results from other colleges. Only completed course work may be transferred. (transcripts required)

Contact Us


Building & room Building 700, Room 714A

Phone 510.723.6722

Email cc-assessment@chabotcollege.edu

staff Staff

Katrin Field, Assessment Specialist Bionca Sparrow, Counselor Assist.II

 Hours HOURS

CLOSURES

Monday, November 12 - Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 21 to Friday, November 23 - Thanksgiving closure


 

 

 


Taking the Accuplacer Test

 

 All students are required to have

  1. A current application for admission on file prior to assessment. Otherwise, apply to Chabot College.
  2. Completed Online Orientation.

On the day of your assessment:

 Know your Student # (W#).

  • Bring a valid photo ID. Students will not be admitted without one.
  • Arrive with enough time to complete the test. Review test schedule

 

 

Test Schedule

Schedule assessment testAppointments are not necessary. 
All assessment sessions are walk-in sessions on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

For new, continuing and returning college students, view test schedule.

For High School Concurrent Enrollment students, view test schedule.

Print schedule

 

Prepare

Visit Accuplacer

Review Accuplacer's tests information, their official study guide and use their free study app.
(NOTE: Chabot does not offer the Written Essay part of the Accuplacer.)

Additional Study Guides 

Answer Key for all of the following study guides

English and English as a Second Language (ESL)

Math


 After the Test

 

  1. Results are available the next day. You can log into CLASS-Web to get your results online.
  2. Make an appointment with a Counselor to create your Student Education Plan (SEP).