Registration & Student Services Building

Assessment Center

Testing Appointments

Strongly Recommended!

Request Testing Accommodations through Disability Support Programs & Services (DSPS) before testing.

Schedule an Appointment


STEP 1: Apply to De Anza College and know your De Anza Student ID#.


STEP 2: Review the current testing schedule


STEP 3: 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 to 3 business days to process.

New Student & Parent Open House 2018

Open House attendees who wish to take an English & Math Placement Test must make an appointment.


ESL, Chemistry and Biology testing will not be offered at the Open House.


Recent high school graduates--If you can, bring a copy of your high school transcript.


Click the button below to reserve your Open House Testing Session on April 28th at 10AM!

  • Or need an ESL, Chemistry or Biology test?
  • Review the Appointment Request Options below.


Appointment Request Options

Online Appointment System
Make Your Appointment
Other Appointment Requests

If you have already taken a placement test/exam within the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, you should review the Foothill-De Anza Community College Retest Policy before attempting to schedule an appointment.


If you are ineligible to retest, you will be blocked from making an appointment using the online self-service tool.



Other Testing Options

Stand-By Testing 

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


Students will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Testing stations are reserved for those with appointments.


  • Check your testing eligibility.
  • Be prepared to test.
  • Check in a the front desk, (RSS 144) at least ten minutes before the testing session that you want to attend.
  • Present a valid photo ID at check in.
Tuesday & Wednesday Evening Drop-In Testing Program

Can't make any of our day testing sessions? 


Evening Testing on a first come, first served basis as seating is available.


No Drop-In Program the week of March 19.


  1. Language Arts (English / ESL) Placement Test
  2. Math Placement Test
  3. Biology 40A Exam
  • Check your testing eligibility.
  • Be prepared to test.
  • Go to the Assessment Center Front Desk (RSS 144) between 2:00 - 4:45PM on your preferred Tuesday or Wednesday.
  • Present a valid photo ID at check in.
  • Students must complete testing by 5:45PM.

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

Last Updated: 3/20/18