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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I schedule an appointment?

Q. Before taking the assessment test?

  • It is recommended that students study before taking the assessment test.
  • Foothill's Assessment test assesses your academic understanding of a course subject.
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Q. What should I bring on the day of the test ?

  • A valid photo ID and your 8-digit Foothill student ID number

Q. What shouldn't I bring on the day of the test?

  • Please leave all valuables at home.
  • No materials are allowed in the testing lab other than what is provided for you at front desk.

Q. How long is the test (Chemistry, Math, English and ESLL English Second Language learners)

  • Chemistry is a 45 minute timed exam.
  • Math, English and English Second language Learners are all untimed assessment tests.
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Q. What happens after I take the test?

  • Upon completion of your assessment test, you will receive the course(s) you are eligible to enroll in.
  • See course sequence chart for your test subject.
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Q. Can I retake an assessment test?

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Testing & Assessment Center


Student Services Building 8200 Room 8212