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Testing & Assessment Center

Welcome to the Testing and Assessment Center

Our Virtual Office


AS OF TUESDAY MARCH 17 2020,  due to the "Shelter-In-Place" order issued by Santa Clara County. We will not offer any in-person services, Foothill College has transitionsed to a fully virtual campus due to COVID-19 until further notice.

FOR PLACEMENT: All new and returning students email an unofficial copy of your high school transcript for placement. If transcripts are unavailable email to request Guided Self-placement.

The following Testing & Assessment services are now available electronically:

  • High School Transcript math and English Assessment
  • Math, English & ESLL Guided Self Placement
  • General Testing Inquiries
  • Accuplacer ATB Assessment (By appointment only on Fridays)
  • Chemistry 1A Placement
  • DRC Accommodated Testing* 


For any of the AVAILABLE Testing & Assessment services please email us at  If you would like to speak to a live person, please email us your request including your Foothill Student ID# and a phone number and a Specialist will call you back.

Our virtual hours are Monday - Thursday 8a-5p & Friday 8a-3p, please allow 24 hours for a response.

*If you are a DRC student and have questions regarding Accommodated Testing, please contact your Instructor(s) and/or the DRC for further instructions. Foothill DRC

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Assessment for Placement

For First Time and Incoming Transfer Students — Foothill College uses multiple measures – high school transcripts, placement test, and guided self-placement – to assess students for Math, English, Chemistry and ESL.


Accommodated Testing

For Students with Documented Disabilities — Foothill College offers reasonable test accommodations to our registered Disability Resource Center (DRC) students.


Accommodated Testing Moves Online

As a result of COVID-19, we are moving all accommodated testing to online and will provide live zoom proctoring with DRC Dean approval.



Testing Locations & Hours

Foothill Main Campus

Services include Accommodated Testing and Assessment Testing for English, ESL, Math and Chemistry.

We offer Drop In appointments Mon-Thu at 1:30 p.m. and Fri at 10:30 am

  • Tuesday: 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Closed Daily: Noon–1 p.m.

Download the Main Campus Service Schedule

Sunnyvale Center

Services include Accommodated Testing and Assessment Testing for English, ESL, and Math.

  • Monday: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Wedneday: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Friday: Closed

Download the Sunnyvale Center Service Schedule

Sunnyvale Center Directions and Parking


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Testing & Assessment Center

Student Services Building 8200 Room 8212

Black Lives Student Services Services Statement

In Student Services, we acknowledge our role in not serving our Black students adequately. Please read full statement of our commitment to alter our course of action with a quaretly updated public plan. 

Black Lives Matter Action Plan 8/1/2020