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Assessment Center

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STEPS FOR NEW STUDENTS, STEP 3: TAKE ASSESSMENT TESTS

 

What to do

About the assessments

NOTE: A PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED FOR TESTING!

 

The English and math assessments determine the appropriate English and math courses that you may sign up for, therefore it is important to be prepared! See the study guides on the sidebar. All assessments must be taken on campus, even if you are taking online classes. Assessments are only for LMC students.

 
Assessment format

Assessment tests are taken on a computer. This is not a timed test; however, students should put aside 1 ½  to 2 hours to complete both assessments. Students taking the ESL assessment should plan on spending 1 to 2 hours to finish both sections (time is dependent on your English language proficiency). All questions are multiple choice, and instructions are easy to follow. You will receive your test results, including recommended placements, immediately after completing the tests.

 

Assessment tests measure your skill level only; you cannot fail them. Assessments may be taken only once per year. You will not be permitted to retake within a year it to improve your score. If you would like to challenge our one-year policy, please visit our exemption page.

 

Is there another way?

Have you taken Algebra II in high school, been to college before, or taken placement exams elsewhere? See Alternatives to Taking the Assessment Tests.

 

New to LMC?

Please click here and tell us about yourself so that we may better serve you. It will only take about 15 minutes. LMC will use this information to better understand our students' needs.

 

Study first! Then make an appointment

Insufficient studying may result in placement into a lower level math and/or English class!

This will cost you extra time and money, so study before taking your assessment tests!

 

STUDY GUIDES:

RECOMMENDED FOR FURTHER STUDY:

Pittsburg Campus (Main)

Make an Appointment
College Complex, Second Floor, CC2 - 256

Information Line: (925) 473-7431

Appointment Hours:

See Testing Schedule

Brentwood Campus

Make an Appointment
Brentwood Center, Computer Room 9

Phone: (925) 513-1625

Appointment Hours:

See Testing Schedule

 

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