Welcome to SCC's Assessment Services! Placement tests are not required for English, math or reading courses. The only placement tests we administer at this time is Chemistry.
All students are required to apply to SCC in order to obtain a course placement recommendation in English, math and reading. High school performance information or Guided Placement will be utilized for English, math and/or reading course placement recommendations. All students have access to transfer-level English, American College English (ACE)/English as a Second Language (ESL), and math courses.
No access to High School information? Take our English/Reading and/or math Guided Placement
Want to learn more abour our Chemistry Placement Exam?
Interested in our American College English(ACE)/English as a Second Language (ESL) program?
How to access your Course Placement Recommendations for English, Reading, and Math?
Frequently Asked Questions
Students: If you would like to challenge your placement recommendations, follow this process:
AT LEAST TWO WEEKS BEFORE INSTRUCTION BEGINS (sooner if possible),
1 . Meet with a counselor to discuss your placement recommendations.
2. Complete the Requisite Challenge Form and provide supporting documentation.
Documentation: Transcript (including International transcripts) showing coursework completed. For ACE/ESL additional paperwork such as catalog description or syllabus for course completed.
3. Submit the completed form to the appropriate department chair.
English (Elizabeth Elchlepp, Department Chair)
Math (Co-Chairs: Alicia Frost, Vanessa Jones, Scott Sakamoto)
American College English (ACE)/English as a Second Language (ESL) (Diana Babayan, Department Chair)
THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS NEXT:
1. The Department Chair/Instructor reviews the challenge form and supporting evidence.
2. Within 10 working days the student will receive a written notification of the decision and the challenge form will be processed by Admissions and Records.
Santiago Canyon College is part of the Rancho Santiago Community College District and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.
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