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Assessment Center

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Assessment Center, located on the first floor in Watson Hall room 110 (campus map), provides placement testing services on a walk-in basis Monday-Friday (see below for the monthly testing schedule). Please note, all new students planning to enroll in 6 or more units are required to complete a placement test at OCC.
After applying to OCC, students must present the following on the day they walk-in to complete a placement test:
1. OCC Student ID #
2. Photo ID
Placement Test Clearance: 
Students may request for English and/or Math placement test clearance if they have one of the following:
1. EAP/CAASP/SBAC Test Scores. OCC only accepts results that indicate "College Ready"/ "Standard Exceeded."
2. AP Scores. Students must have received a score of 3 or higher in English and/or Math.
3. Other Community College Placement Test Results. Students can submit scores from another accredited community college that are less than two years old.
4. Successful Completion of College Courses. Students must have successfully completed (with a C or higher) English and/or Math courses from an accredited college or university this is considered equivalent at OCC.
Students must complete and submit the Placement Test Clearance Request form in order to begin the clearance process. Please refer to the Placement Test Clearance page for more information.


The Assessment Center offers walk-in testing hours, no appointment necessary.  Click the links below to view our current schedules.          
December 2016 Testing Schedule  

January 2017 Testing Schedule








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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