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Placement test results are valid for two (2) years. While placement testing is not mandatory for admission to the College, it may be required for enrollment in English and Mathematics courses, which are required early in all programs. Therefore, students who plan to enroll full-time should take the placement test as soon as possible. The College reserves the right to require students to be re-evaluated using its placement test at any time.


English and Math Placement Waiver - CLYMER Program


If you are a recent high school graduate (within 2 years) or are expected to graduate this school year and have a minimum GPA of 3.2, you may not have to take the placement test and may be eligible for an Alternative Placement. Please click on the form below to determine eligibility and to apply.

CLYMER Program

If you have taken a placement test or English or Math courses at another college or university, please bring your results or transcripts to the Counseling Office.

The College uses a computerized program called ACCUPLACER to determine appropriate placement in English and Mathematics courses. 

Get the free web-based study app by clicking on the link below.

Free ACCUPLACER Web-based Study App (after you create an account select 

To take the placement test, students are required to present a picture identification card and pay a non-refundable $22 fee at the Cashier’s office. Students who have a GCC Student ID can also call the Cashier's office at 735-5550 to make payment online. All fees are subject to change. 

When a student is ready to take the test, he or she should click on a testing date below to sign up. The student must present his or her receipt and identification to the counselor or proctor on the testing date. Testing results are available a few minutes after the test is completed. Students with disabilities may request accommodations for test taking through the Accommodative Services Coordinator, located in Rooms 2138/2139 in the Student Services & Administration Building (735-5597).


SCHEDULE YOUR PLACEMENT TEST HERE!  Only 10 slots available per session.

(You must have a GCC Student ID# and a Receipt of Payment to complete this request. Thank you.)
Update on March 27, 2020: GCC will remain closed to comply with Governor Leon Guerrero's Executive Order. Therefore, the Placement testing will be cancelled until further notice. Please visit this page to view updates on Placement testing dates. 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:00 am Wednesday April 15, 2020 9:00 am
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:00 am Wednesday April 22, 2020 9:00 am
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:00 am Wednesday April 29, 2020 9:00 am
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:00 am Wednesday May 6, 2020 9:00 am