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Testing & Assessment Center

Welcome to the Testing and Assessment Center

Our Virtual Office

The following Testing & Assessment services are now available virtually:

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

For more information about Chemistry 1A Placement, see our Chemistry 1A Placement Survey.

For more information about all other the testing and assessment services, please email us at OR call us at: 650 949-7743.


Our Virtual Hours are:

  • Monday through Thursday 8am to 5pm
  • Friday 8am to 3pm


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 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

We are open for accommodated testing. Please click below for more information!



Testing Locations & Hours

Foothill Main Campus

Assessment services:

Virtual Hours: Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm


 Please allow up-to 24 hours for a response

Accommodated Testing Hours on Campus:

  • Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

For accommodated testing  questions, please email or call us:

Moday through Thursday 8am to 5pm and Friday 8am to 3pm:



Please allow up-to 24 hours for a response

Sunnyvale Center

Services include Accommodated Testing and Assessment Testing for English, ESL, and Math. (Due to county SIP order campus is not open for any services)

  • Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Sunnyvale Center Directions and Parking


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Testing & Assessment Center

Student Services Building 8200 Room 8212

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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 quarterly updated public plan. 

Black Lives Matter Action Plan April 2022 Updates