Assessment

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

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:

Friday, May 24, 2019 & Monday, May 27, 2019

 

 


 

 

 


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 (coming soon)