Math, English and ESOL Guided Self Placement

The Math, English, and ESOL departments welcome you to Berkeley City College!

We’re here to help you choose the courses in English / ESOL and Math that are best for you. Taking these courses in your first semester will help you to succeed in college.

If you are an English learner, please start here:

Please use the tool below for your placement in Math and English.


Changes for COVID-19: If you are directed to counseling, email this address: or go to

COVID-19 Notice to Students

The Peralta Community College District and all the campuses will remain closed until December 31, 2020 or until we hear from our state, district and campus administrators. Remote services are Monday through Friday; we will be available via e-mail, phone, Live Chat and Zoom by appointment during normal business hours. Make sure to provide us with your name, BCC Student ID number, email address and the best time to contact you. Please contact us at:

Ambassadors Live Chat Enrollment Services Department
(510) 981-2858 (510) 981-2804 (“Let’s Talk” found on the bottom left of the page)

Take care, stay healthy and be safe,
Enrollment Services Department