Testing Center


  • Student Services Building
    Second Floor, I4-201
  • Monday - Tuesday:
    8:00am - 7:00pm
    Wednesday - Thursday:
    8:00am - 6:00pm
    8:00am - 3:00pm
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Testing Center Schedule

Testing Center

Students must have an application on file and have a College Student I.D. number. You will need this number to complete the Online Orientation, take an assessment exam, or to seek advising. You may stop by I4-201, call (619) 388-2718, or email Assessment at with any questions.

saturday testing

The assessment & testing office will be open for testing on saturday, april 15, 2017, from 9:00am to 1:00pm. please be sure to arrive with enough time to complete your exams!


English and Mathematics

available by Walk-In only

**Photo id is required**

Students may check in at Assessment, room I4-201, to take their exams during office hours. These exams are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. There may be a wait, depending on demand.

Plan ahead:

  • Tests typically take 1 hour per subject.
  • Arrive at least two (2) hours before closing if taking English and Math.
  • Allow yourself adequate time to complete the assessment tests without rushing.

ESOL/Non-Native English

These exams are available by appointment only. Please email, call, or stop by for an appointment.

Summer/fall 2016 ESOL Appointment Schedule PDF Spring 2017 ESOL Appointment Schedule


Arrive early! Check-in begins 15 minutes before the appointed start time. If you miss your scheduled appointment, do not have a photo ID, or arrive late, please contact us to reschedule.

The ESOL exam is a timed exam, allowing students 45 minutes to complete 75 multiple choice questions. Students will need to fill out scanforms with personal information prior to the test beginning, and scores are generally available within 15-20 minutes after the test is complete.