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Exemptions

Assessment must be completed for all students who plan on:

  • earning a Certificate of Achievement
  • earning an Associate Degree
  • transferring to a four-year college or university
  • taking an English/ESOL and/or math course at Skyline College
  • taking a course with a English/ESOL/ math prerequisite at Skyline College

You may be exempt from having to complete an assessment if one of the exemptions listed below applies to you.
Note: Concurrent Enrollment students cannot be exempt from assessment. Please see High School Concurrent Enrollment for further information.

You are not required to complete the assessment.

However, to qualify for priority registration you must complete an orientation, assessment, and educational planning. In addition, there are courses that require an English/ESOL/math prerequisite in order to take the course. Either take an English or math assessment, or submit exemption paperwork if you have previously attended college or hold an AA degree or higher. To be eligible for this option, please see information on Student Success & Support Exemption Form.

You are not required to complete the assessment.

If you completed an Associate Degree or higher degree, you may be exempt from completing an assessment. Please note that while your degree will exempt you from completing an assessment for the purpose of matriculating into the college, you will still have to meet specific English and/or math prerequisites to enroll in some classes. To be eligible for this option, please see information on Course Prerequisite Equivalency Petition  .

You are not required to complete the assessment.

If you are taking a course for personal enrichment only. However, to receive priority registration, you must I have completed orientation, assessment, and educational planning. Learn more about priority registration through meeting with a Skyline College counselor.

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