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Pictured above: Stairs leading from Soquel Drive to the Student Actvites Center (SAC). Assessment is in SAC West on the left

Assessment Schedule

Location: SAC West 200                         Phone: 831.479-6165  FAX 831.479-6169
Assessment Calendar

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As part of the Student Success & Support Program Services, all first time college students are required to assess before registering for classes. 

For Math and English Assessment:
Reservations are not needed to take the math and/or English assessment. However, capacity is limited and is first come, first served to the scheduled assessment sessions. Sessions begin on the hour posted, and there is no late seating. Arrive 45 minutes early, check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the posted start time.  See below for the Assessment Calendar.

504 or IEP? For Assessment Testing with accommodationsappointment and accommodation form required- we cannot provide accommodations during a regular assessment session.  Please call our office for more information and to make arrangements. 831.479.6165.

Cabrillo offers a wide variety of support services for students that need accommodations to help ensure their educational success at Cabrillo College, click here for more information.

For ESL Assessment:  reservations are required.

See the Assessment Calendar below for ESL Assessment sessions. Call this phone number: 477-3516 for more information or to make an appointment.

Llame a este número telefónico 477-3516 para mas informacion para la prueba de inglés como segundo idioma ESL.

Requirements for Assessment:

  • Application: you are required to complete the on-line application at least  two (2) days prior to taking the assessment. Apply now.
  • Orientation: You are required to complete the online orientation before you attend an assessment. At the end of the orientation, click all the way through to the "Certificate of Completion" page that includes your name.  Print it and bring the certificate with you to Assessment.  Unable to print the certificate? Go Green! Take a screen shot and present it on your mobile device. 
  • Valid Picture ID is required.
  • Cabrillo College student ID# is required. Your student ID# will be emailed to you after you apply online.  You can also find your student ID# on your WebAdvisor account under My Profile

Things to know before you come:

  • The Assessment Center is an official testing facility:
    • Professional language and behavior is expected at all times.
    • Electronic devices including cell phones and calculators are not allowed.
    • Hats, hoods, and sunglasses are not allowed.
    • Food and drink are not allowed.
    • If you are found in violation of any of the above, your assessment will be terminated and you will be asked to leave.  Additionally, a report may filed with the Dean of Student Services.
  • The assessment is computerized and your assessment results will be in your WebAdvisor account 24 hours after the assessment session is complete.
  • Parking is enforced.  You can park in any student lot and buy a $4 parking permit from the machines located in each lot. Do not park at a parking meter- once the assessment begins you are not allowed to leave the building to put more money in the meter.
  • THE RETEST POLICY: You may test twice in a six month period.  You must wait one-week between the initial test and the retest.
  • Math Department Policy: you may not reassess if you have enrolled in and remained in a math class and received a letter grade or a "W"

Remember: There is no late seating  AND

No application, no orientation, or no photo ID = NO assessment

Assessment Calendar (please check often, subject to change without notice)

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