Assessments are important to your success at DVC. Knowing your appropriate placement
in Math and English will help you register for the classes that will be just right
for you. Taking the assessments are also an important step to receiving a priority
Please note: A physical photo ID (such as, a driver's license, passport, or student ID in English) and your DVC Student ID number are required for assessment and all office communication.
Details about the English, math, English as a Second Language (ESL), and chemistry assessments, and who needs to take them.
Although it is recommended that all first-time college students take the assessment, it may not be required. Find out if you are exempt.
Review our practice questions to get an idea of what to expect.
Your will be given a physical copy as soon as you finish your assessment and results will be available on InSite.
Learn more about what your placement means and which additional courses may be required toward a degree or in order to transfer.
It is important that you review the policies so you know what to bring and what is expected during the assessment.
We understand that not all of our future students are available to take the assessment on one of our campuses. Find out how to take the assessments from another location.
Looking for more information? Check out our FAQ page.
Ready to take the assessment? Schedule an assessment in Pleasant Hill or San Ramon.
Office location: SSC building, room 140 (first floor) Pleasant Hill campus map
Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.