Schedule an Appointment

Please note: DVC no longer offers the standardized testing for English and math. We recommend students to use the new Online Placement Process.

DVC has two campuses, Pleasant Hill and San Ramon. It is very important that you pay close attention when scheduling an appointment as to which campus you made your appointment at. 

If you require extra time or other accommodations for a disability, please register with DVC's Disability Support Services office before scheduling an assessment (Student Services Center, room 248, phone: 925-969-2185).


Please note: 
DVC does not release placement results to other schools.  See our policies for more information.

Pleasant Hill Assessment Center

It is very important to understand that DVC has two campuses. If you schedule an assessment from this page, you are scheduling an appointment at our Pleasant Hill campus. Please note that you cannot take the assessment at DVC for use at another college.

Before scheduling an appointment make sure you have:

    • submitted a current application to DVC,
    • received a student ID number *,
    • completed online orientation.  After you receive your student ID number, you should complete the online orientation (también está disponible en español.) The orientation will provide you with important information about student services, the online student portal, programs, procedures and policies.  

*Once you have received your student ID number, it may take up to 48 business hours for you to be able to make an appointment.

If you require extra time or other accommodations for a disability, please register with DVC's Disability Support Services office before scheduling an assessment (Student Services Center, room 248, phone: 925-969-2185).


Day of testing make sure you:

  • arrive to the Assessment Center 10 minutes before your appointment,
  • if driving to DVC’s campus, purchase a day parking pass for $3 at one of the kiosks in the parking lot,
  • bring your physical photo ID (Driver's Lic., school ID, passport etc.),
  • have your DVC student ID number memorized or written on a piece of paper.

Review our Pleasant Hill -  ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE

English as a Second Language (ESL) assessment

The ESL assessment is recommended for students whose first language is not English.  For more information please visit ESL assessment.

Schedule an ESL assessment

Chemistry assessment

The chemistry assessment is for students who have already taken beginning chemistry courses and would like to skip Chemistry 108 and enroll directly into Chemistry 120.  For more information please visit chemistry assessment.

Schedule a chemistry assessment

I need to reschedule or cancel

Sign in as you did to make the appointment and click on view or cancel appointments. A canceled appointment does not count as a no-show.
If you do not properly cancel your appointment you will be considered a "no-show".
If you are a "no-show" for two appointments, you will be blocked from making another appointment for one week.
If you are a "no-show" for three appointments, you will be blocked from making another appointment until the following term.


San Ramon Assessment Center

Schedule an Appointment

Please note: DVC no longer offers the standardized testing for English and math. We recommend students to use the new Online Placement Process.

Before using the online placement tool, please make sure you have:

  • submitted a current application to DVC,
  • received a student ID number*,
  • completed online orientation.

We are offering the chemistry assessment in the East Building, room 160 on the following dates and times:

Wednesday, August 14 2 pm – 3 pm
Thursday, August 15 5 pm – 6 pm
Wednesday, August 21 2 pm – 3 pm
Thursday, August 22 5 pm – 6 pm
Wednesday, September 4 2 pm – 3 pm
Thursday September 5 5 pm – 6 pm

Schedule an appointment for the chemistry test.

If you have any questions, contact Ann Uawithya at 925-551-6215 or email auawithya@dvc.edu

 

Assessments offered:

English as a Second Language (ESL) assessment

The ESL assessment is suggested for students whose first language is not English. For more information on this assessment, visit ESL assessment.

Chemistry assessment

The chemistry assessment is for students who have already taken beginning chemistry courses and would like to skip Chemistry 108 and enroll directly into Chemistry 120. For more information on this assessment, visit chemistry assessment.

Please note: you cannot take the assessment at DVC for use at another college and DVC does not release placements to other schools. See our assessment policies for more information.  

 


Contact the Assessment Center

Telephone: 925-969-2132

Email: assessmentcenter@dvc.edu

Fax: 925-682-8179

Office location: SSC building, room 140 (first floor)
Pleasant Hill campus map 

Telephone: 925-551-6215

Email: auawithya@dvc.edu

Fax: 925-242-0856

Office location: West Building 109
San Ramon campus map