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

First Time College Students - Early Decision

Class of 2019 first time college students from the following high schools:

Arroyo HS, Brenkwitz Alternative HS, California Crosspoint Academy, Castro Valley Adult and Career Education, Castro Valley HS, Conley-Caraballo HS, Decoto School for Independent Study, East Bay Arts, Eden Area ROP, Hayward Center for Education & Careers, Hayward HS, Hayward Unified Independent Studies Program, Impact Academy, James Logan HS, James Logan Independent Study and Home School Program,  KIPP King, Leadership Public School, Lincoln HS, Moreau Catholic HS, Mt. Eden HS, Redwood Christian School, Redwood Alternative HS, Royal Sunset HS, San Leandro HS, San Lorenzo HS, Tennyson HS

Here are your next steps.

First Time College Students - Not Early Decision

Here are your next steps.

Students from another College

Students who have completed courses at another college.

Here are your next steps.

Continuing & Returning Chabot College Students

Students who are taking or have taken courses at Chabot College.

Here are your next steps.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Students

Students who want to focus on strengthening their English language skills AND start in English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.

Here are your next steps.

High School Concurrent Enrollment Students

High School students who want to enroll in college level math, English or Chemistry courses.

Here are your next assessment steps.


 

Assessment

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

Chemistry & ESL

English as a Second Language (ESL) and Chemistry assessment tests.

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.

Changes to Math & English course placements 

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:
Students will complete the English Informed Course Selection process to choose their first semester English course, transfer-level English 1 (or 1A), or a college preparatory class, English 101A or English 102. If available, 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

Math:
Students will complete a Guided Self-Placement to be placed in transfer level math. If available, 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

 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

President's Day weekend: February 15th & 18th, 2019.


 

 

 


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.

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