Placement for Classes

When you place for classes, that means you and the College are figuring out what level of coursework you qualify for, so that you succeed at the right level.

You can use various documents or tests to determine your placement, and you have the right to be placed at the highest level of any of the items you choose. There are many options, so please 检查这个列表 to see if you can save time by using any earlier tests or work for your placement in 英语 and math.

Some programs 西雅图中央 have specific placement test score requirements. For instance, many programs require readiness for 英语 101. You should check these requirements carefully. If you don't meet the program requirements, you will be placed in classes to help build your skills.

Placement 测试 Hours

During COVID-19, the 测试 Office has moved to remote operations.  英语 and math placement testing is available online, at least until normal operations can resume. Staff are monitoring messages, and are available to help answer questions at 测试


The 英语 Directed Self-Placement tool is offered online and is a free and simple method to help you decide which 英语 class if right for you. This is not a test, but a survey of your abilities. You choose the 英语 class that is right for you. The placement tool does not have a time limit, but you should plan to spend about 20 minutes.

To access the 英语 DSP tool, please visit 西雅图大学 英语 Directed Self Placement.

一旦完成了, results will be emailed to you and to the 测试 Office, which will upload them to your student file by the next business day.


The new Math Directed Self-Placement (DSP) tool allows you to assess your own skill and comfort with math and place into the right level, or discover if a refresher course would help. This is to make sure you take classes that are challenging enough to keep you engaged and learning, but not so difficult to discourage and overwhelm you. By answering a few questions, this tool will assess your proficiency and recommend the right starting point.

To access the Math DSP tool, please visit 西雅图大学 Math Directed Self Placement.

Please not that anyone who has purchased an ALEKS placement test may use those credits until January 19, 2024. 加拿大28开奖 who have completed ALEKS do not need to take the new self-placement for math.

Disability 测试 Accommodations

The 可访问性 Resource Center  can provide academic accommodations for students with a documented permanent or temporary disability. To contact someone in the 可访问性 Resource Center  please use the information below:

Hours, Location and 联系 信息

8 a.m. ‐ 4:30 p.m. (M‐F)
Broadway Campus BE1103 206.934.4183 
Cebrina Chavez, Director
Linda Bruton, Interpreter Coordinator
哈姆迪 Abdirahman,  Front Office
赛斯 Daphne Esmeson, Office Support