Assessment is about finding your starting point in college. If you plan to earn a degree or certificate, transfer to a four-year institution, or take a math or English course, you may need to assess your skill level before you register for classes.
Skyline College offers students multiple measures assessment to determine your appropriate English/ESOL and math course recommendations. Depending upon your student type will determine your next step for assessment.
AB 705 is a bill signed by the Governor that requires a community college district or college maximize the probability that a student will enter and complete transfer-level coursework in English and math within a one year time frame if the student declares a major or goal that includes a local degree or certificate. Pre-transfer courses will not start the clock as long as it is not required as part of the sequence to college level English or mathematics/quantitative reasoning.
How to get started
Please start with your English/Math Assessment Request if you are:
- First-time college student
- High school graduating senior
- Transfer into Skyline College student
Please start with scheduling an Assessment Appointment if you are:
- High School concurrent enrollment student
- English Speaker of Other Languages (ESOL student)
- International student
Please start with your Assessment Re-Evaluation Request if you are:
- Returning/ Former student
- Continuing from Skyline, CSM, or Canada student