Assessment Schedule

**Students are allowed to take the math and/or the English assessment test a maximum of two (2) times unless they have specific authorization from a counselor or from the math or English department to exceed this limitation.  Students must wait at least 2 weeks before re-testing.**

 

Drop-in Testing Dates

  • No Appointment Required: First-come, First-served
  • Student must be completed with assessment test at least 30 minutes before office closing time
    • *If you are taking both Math and English, you must come in no later than 1:00 pm to finish before closing time (M, W, Th) and no later than 4:00 pm (Tu)*
  • Assessment Office reserves the right to cancel drop-in hours due to extenuating circumstances
  • Students must provide a VCCCD student ID#  (900..) which students obtain when they complete the admissions application process 
  • Photo identification card (ie.CA ID, drivers lic., school Id card, etc.) at the time of testing 

 

Testing Dates with Appointments Required

  • Students must provide a VCCCD student ID#  (900..) which students obtain when they complete the admissions application process 
  • Photo identification card (ie.CA ID, drivers lic., school Id card, etc.) at the time of testing 
  • Submit a Testing Appointment Request Form by email to vc-matriculation@vcccd.edu. Specify if you are taking Math, English, or both assessment tests. 
  • Students are requested to arrive at the testing center in the Student Services Center at least 30 (Thirty) minutes prior to the scheduled session starting time. Students arriving late may have their seats reassigned to wait-listed students and will need to reschedule. Please allow 1.5 hours for the English test and up to 1 hour for the Math test.
  • Wait Lists: If seats remain open at the time a session is scheduled to start, they will be assigned to walk-in students on a first come, first served basis.

 

English and Math Testing sessions are scheduled as follows:

 

September 2016

Date Appointment Required or Drop-In Day Session Time Location
Sept. 21 Drop-in Testing Wednesday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Sept. 27 Appointment Required Tuesday English and/or Math

4:00 pm

(Arrive 30 minutes before)

VC Santa Paula
Sept. 29 Drop-in Testing Thursday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)

 

October 2016

Date Appointment Required or Drop-In Day Session Time Location
Oct. 3 Drop-in Testing Monday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Oct. 5 Appointment Required Wednesday English and/or Math

1:30 pm

(Arrive 30 minutes before)

VC Santa Paula
Oct. 11 Drop-in Testing Tuesday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 4:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Oct. 13 Drop-in Testing Thursday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Oct. 17 Drop-in Testing Monday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Oct. 19 Drop-in Testing Wednesday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Oct. 25 Appointment Required Tuesday English and/or Math

4:00 pm

(Arrive 30 minutes before)

VC Santa Paula
Oct. 27 Drop-in Testing Thursday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)

 

November 2016

Date Appointment Required or Drop-In Day Session Time Location
Nov. 1 Drop-in Testing Tuesday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 4:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Nov. 8 Appointment Required Tuesday English and/or Math

4:00 pm

(Arrive 30 minutes before)

VC Santa Paula
Nov. 10 Drop-in Testing Thursday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Nov. 14 Drop-in Testing Monday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Nov. 16 Drop-in Testing Wednesday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Nov. 17 Drop-in Testing Thursday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Nov. 21 Drop-in Testing Monday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Nov. 23 Drop-in Testing Wednesday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Nov. 28 Appointment Required Monday English and/or Math

1:30 pm

(Arrive 30 minutes before)

VC Santa Paula
Nov. 29 Drop-in Testing Tuesday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 4:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Nov. 30 Drop-in Testing Wednesday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)

 

December 2016

Date Appointment Required or Drop-In Day Session Time Location
Dec. 1 Drop-in Testing Thursday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Dec. 5 Drop-in Testing Monday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Dec. 6 Appointment Required Tuesday English and/or Math

4:00 pm

(Arrive 30 minutes before)

VC Santa Paula
Dec. 7 Drop-in Testing Wednesday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Dec. 8 Drop-in Testing Thursday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Dec. 19 Drop-in Testing Monday English and/or Math

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

(Last tester accepted at 3:00 pm)

Student Services Center (SSC)
Dec. 21 Appointment Required Wednesday English and/or Math

1:30 pm

(Arrive 30 minutes before)

VC Santa Paula

 

Parking:

If you attend while the college is in session, you must purchase a parking permit for two dollars ($2) at one of the yellow dispensers which are located  near the flag pole, in front of the Administration Office (facing Telegraph Road ), and in tbe CDC Lot, or the East or West  Parking Lots. Parking permits purchased from these dispensers will allow you to park in any student lot for the entire day. Please allow time to park and arrive at the appropriate site.

 

Assessment Testing at VC Santa Paula Site (VCSPS)

Assessment testing for these calendared dates/times will be at the Santa Paula site

  • Students are requested to arrive at the VC Santa Paula Site at least 30 (Thirty) minutes prior to the scheduled session starting time. Students arriving late may have their seats reassigned to wait-listed students and will need to reschedule.
  • Students must provide a VCCCD student ID#  (900..) which students obtain when they complete the admissions application process and a photo identification card (ie.CA ID, drivers lic., school Id card, etc.) at the time of testing. 
  • Students should allow approximately one and a half hours for the English test, and one hour for the math test.

 

Further Questions

If you have any additional questions, please email VC-Matriculation@vcccd.edu or call the Assessment Office located in the Student Services Building at (805) 289-6402.

NOTE:   Reasonable accommodation in the assessment process, including testing materials in alternate formats, are available upon request for students with disabilities.  Prior arrangements must be made with the Alternate Media Specialist at (805) 289-6300.