Registration & Student Services Building

Assessment Center

Scheduling Your Placement Testing Appointment

Students may schedule appointments for placement test(s) to guarantee seats for a specific testing session.

  • Review the current test offerings.
  • Request an appointment at least one (1) month in advance of your registration date(s).
    • English/ESL test results can take several weeks to process.
    • Math, Biology and Chemistry results take 2-3 days to process.
  • Students must bring a valid photo ID (driver's license, passport, student ID card) to make an appointment in person or take a test by standby.

How to Make an Appointment


To make an appointment online:

  1. Complete the online agreement form
  2. Choose the test you wish to take
  3. Choose the date and time that works for you!

Make Your Appointment

If you find that a testing session is full, you can request to test as a Stand-By.

  • To do this, check in a the front desk, RSS 144, 10-15 minutes before the testing session that you want to attend.You must have a valid photo ID to check in!
  • You will then be asked to wait, on a first come, first served basis, until a testing station is available for you.
  • Testing Stations are reserved for those with appointments.
Notes for Continuing Students

If you already have taken a placement test and/or have course credit in English, ESL, Math, Chemistry or Biology at De Anza College or Foothill College, you may be blocked from make an appointment using the online self-service tool.


Review the Foothill-De Anza Community College Retest Policy before attempting to schedule an appointment.


Contact your Assessment Team


Assessment Department Building: Registration & Student Services
Room: RSS 144
Phone: 408.864.8717

Last Updated: 11/13/17