Due to the spike in Covid infections, the ASSESSMENT CENTER will continue to provide services and support to students via various online systems.

New Student Zoom-in recording: Click here to learn about your Student Account, Zonemail, Online Learning/Canvas, Counseling, Financial Aid, Course Registration and Withdrawel, Special Programs, Peer Guides, Student Life, Safety

Assessment Services in Class-Web (sign-in instructions)

Need assistance? Attend an open lab on Zoom.

Assessment tests on campus (currently unavailable)

Assessment tests online

  • ESL assessment  (by appointment
  • Ability to Benefit with recommendation from the Financial Aid office. Please email for an appointment.
Online tools

Contact Us

  • The best way to contact us is by email: 
  • Please include your full name and Chabot Student ID number (W#) in all communications. Thank you. 

The Assessment Center at Chabot College will help you place into classes that match your skills and experience. We are located in Building 700, Room714A. All students start their Chabot journey at the Assessment Center.

New, First Time College Students

Here are your next steps.

Students from another College - Not New, First Time College Students

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 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.

Math & English course placements 

Need assistance? Attend an open lab on Zoom

Students will complete the English Informed Course Selection in ClassWeb to choose their first semester English course, transfer-level English 1, or a college preparatory class, English 102 or English 201A/201B

Students will complete a Guided Self-Placement in ClassWeb to be placed in transfer level math. 

 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

Mon-Thu 10-11 AM


staff Staff

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

 Hours HOURS







Assessment Schedule

Schedule assessment testAppointments are not necessary for continuing & returning college students or high school concurrent enrollment students, view assessment schedule
These assessment sessions are walk-in sessions on a first-come, first-served basis.


 First Time College Students: make an appointment for your First Semester Planning session