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Testing & Assessment Center

About Our Services

Fall 2018 Assessment Models

There are many new changes coming to Foothill College Assessment in Fall of 2018. Foothill will use high school transcripts as the primary mode for Assessment. If high school transcripts are unavailable, students will assess with the standard Assessment Exam.

Please send all transcripts to with your full name and Foothill ID number in the subject line.


English Assessment

  • Submit your high school transcripts to the Testing Center in person or via e-mail for placement.
  • High school transcript NOT AVAILABLE: Make an appointment to take the assessment test in person.

Math Assessment

  • Students can self-place WITHOUT an assessment exam or high school transcript into the following Math Courses: MATH10, 217, 105, 180, 44, 42, 48A+248A (2.5 unit corequisite).
  • To place into MATH 48A or a higher level math course students can submit their transcripts for assessment or make an appointment to take the assessment test in person.

ESL Assessment

  • Make an appointment to take the assessment test in person.

Chemistry Assessment

  • Make an appointment to take the assessment test in person.

** If you are unsure what math class to choose please refer to the assessment website or see a counselor to help you choose the appropriate math course based on major and transfer university. See: Choose Your Math Course

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Testing & Assessment Center to help students test and place into the appropriate level class in order to be successful in their educational goals.

Additionally, the Testing & Assessment Center provides the Disability Resourse Center students will quality accommodations to ensure that all of our students are successful in their academic careers.    






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Testing & Assessment Center


Student Services Building 8200 Room 8212

We offer services at both our Main Campus and Sunnyvale Center.
Main Campus

The Testing & Assessment Center will close at 6 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays; however, accommodated testing services will continue through 6:30 p.m. on an appointment basis only. 

  • Monday & Tuesday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Wednesday & Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Drop In Testing Monday-Friday based upon availability. 
  • Attention: Our office will be closed for Accommodated and Assessment testing on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

Download the Main Campus Service Schedule

Sunnyvale Center

Foothill College's Sunnyvale Center offers the following testing services:

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

Contact Information

Download the Sunnyvale Center Service Schedule

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