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

Do I have to take the assessments?

We recommend that every student takes both the math and English/ESL assessments. The chemistry assessment is optional for students who wish to take certain chemistry classes.

In order to register for ESL 110A, students must take the ESL assessment test.

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

There are specific cases where you may be exempt, meaning, you will not be required to take the assessments.

  1. AP English and/or Calculus 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.

How often can I take the assessments?
Students are allowed to retake an assessment after six months.

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


staff Staff

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

 Hours HOURS


September 3rd - Labor Day

September 7th - Flex Day

September 14 & 28 - out of office




Taking the Assessment


 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.

The Summer/Fall 2018 assessment cycle will start in late March. The new assessment schedule will be posted by the end of February 2018.

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

For High School Concurrent Enrollment students, view test schedule.

Print schedule



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)


External Tutorials

The following are links to external online tutorials to help you prepare for your assessment test. Chabot College is not responsible for the content of these sites.


 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).