The Assessment Center provides placement testing services for prospective and current students at Orange Coast College. All new students are required to complete a placement test at OCC, unless they are exempted from testing, or have satisfied this requirement in another way. These exceptions are explained in detail on the Placement Test Information page.
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 is located on the first floor in Watson Hall in room 110. Watson Hall is located next to parking lot A on the campus map
**WALK-IN TESTING HOURS**
The Assessment Center now offers walk-in testing Monday through Thursday. Testing on Fridays is by appointment only. Test schedules are set on a month by month basis. Please click the following link to view the current schedule.
- May 2015 Walk-In Schedule
Appointments for testing may be made online, by phone, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. All students must apply to Orange Coast College before taking their placement tests.
The following items are required in order take the placement test:
- Photo identification such as a driver's license, high school ID, or OCC ID
- An Orange Coast College student ID number
- A #2 pencil