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Assessment Center

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Orange Coast College Assessment Center to provide students with knowledge of their interests and aptitudes to better enable them to formulate their educational goals.  When a student knows their English and math skill levels, they will be properly placed, thus increasing their probability of academic success.

The Assessment Center provides placement testing services for prospective and current students at Orange Coast College. All new students planning to enroll in 6 or more units are required to complete a placement test at OCC. Students may be cleared from the placement test if they have satisfied the requirement by completing one of several options, all of which can be found on the
Placement Test Clearances page. 
The Assessment Center is located on the first floor in Watson Hall, right before the stairs, in room 110.  Watson Hall is located next to parking lot A on the campus map.



The Assessment Center now offers walk-in testing hours, no appointment necessary.  Click the links below to view our current schedules.  

July 2016 Testing Schedule

June 2016 Testing Schedule

All students must apply to Orange Coast College before taking their placement tests.  ​​









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Office Hours
Monday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.(noon)
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
(714) 432-5789