Placement & Orientation Schedule

Traditional standardized Math and English assessment are no longer required in order to place into appropriate courses. If you have graduated high school within the past 10 years, have taken math/English courses at a college, or have a copy of your high school or college transcript, please come in to the Student Success & Placement Services Department to get placed in your math/English courses.
MANDATORY ORIENTATION: Must be completed before meeting with a counselor, or complete by the end of your first semester.
BCC Online Orientation: www.studentpathway.com/peralta/berkeley/
 
Testing Location: Room 126 – located on the first floor of Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street.
 
Students with disabilities:  If you need special accommodations for the assessment &/or orientation, need extended exam time, or need to have the assessment test in an alternate format such as large print or Braille,  please contact the Programs and Services for Students with Disabilities (DSPS) staff at (510) 981-2812/(510) 981-2813 to make arrangements.
 
Summer/Fall 2019 Assessment Schedule
Note to students with disabilities:
If you need special accommodations for the assessment/orientation, or need to have the assessment test in an alternate format such as large print or Braille, please contact the Programs & Services for Students with Disabilities at (510) 981-2812 or (510) 981-2813. 
Note to ESOL (English Speakers of Other Language) Students:
 This schedule is subject to change.   Space is limited and students must make an appointment.  To sign-up for a placement & orientation session, stop by the placement office (room 121, 2050 Center Street), call (510) 981-2804: (510) 981-5002 or email: bcc-assessment@peralta.edu.  Sessions begin at the time noted and last approximately 3 hours, with placement results (recommended courses) available at the end of the session.  Please arrive 30 minutes early for your appointment.
Please Bring: a pencil, Photo ID (driver’s license, Visa, Passport, K-12 Student ID Card), completed the BCC Online Orientation and no calculators allowed.
*An Orientation session in Spanish and other languages can be arranged.  Please call the Orientation & Assessment staff at 981-2804 or (510) 981-5002, if you would like more information about the BCC Orientations.  Thank you.

Placement & Orientation Schedule

 MONTH  TIME  TEST
     
May 2019    
Tuesday, 5/09 5:30 pm ESOL
Monday, 5/20 1:00 pm ESOL
     
June 2019    
Thursday, 6/06 1:00 pm ESOL
Thursday, 6/13 1:00 pm ESOL
     
July 2019    
Thursday, 7/11 1:00 pm ESOL
Tuesday, 7/23 5:30 pm ESOL
     
August 2019  
Tuesday, 8/06 9:00 am ESOL
Wednesday, 8/14 9:00 am ESOL
Thursday, 8/22 5:30 pm ESOL

 
Chemistry Assessment Dates
 

April  
Wednesday, 4/24 1:30 pm
   
May  
Wednesday, 5/08 1:30 pm
   
June  
Wednesday, 6/12 10:00 am
   
July  
Wednesday, 7/10 10:00 am
Wednesday, 7/24 1:00 pm
   
August  
Wednesday, 8/07 1:00 pm
Wednesday, 8/14 1:00 pm
Wednesday, 8/21
10:00 am