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Placement Exam Information & Testing Deadlines

To ensure your proper and timely course placement, please complete all required placement testing by June 4, 2016.

Students should first check their insidePacific account, "Placement/Transfer Articulation Evaluation" tab to see if testing is necessary.

Math Placement Exams: You can come to the Stockton campus (testing appointments are required), or you can take the test at an ACT COMPASS remote testing site in your area (see instructions at bottom of page). Math placement exams are currently being offered on the Stockton Campus by appointment only. To schedule your math placement appointment, please call us at (209) 946-2458 or email placement@pacific.edu. For additional questions regarding math placement exams, contact us at placement@pacific.edu.

Chemistry and Foreign Language: The exams are available online via Canvas and can be taken from home.

Transfer students who do not have a completed transferable course or standardized test (SAT/ACT) score in writing should take the Pacific's writing diagnostic exam. Please contact placement@pacific.edu to schedule an appointment. To view Pacific's ROAR (Roam Online Articulation Reports) for articulated transfer courses from an approved institution, please click here.


Appointments for Math and Writing Placement Exams are Required

Stockton Campus Appointments for Writing Placement: Please email your name, Pacific student identification number, desired session date and time, and a contact phone number to placement@pacific.edu. You will then receive a confirmation email with your scheduled date, time and instructions. You may also call (209) 946-2458 to schedule your appointment.

ACT COMPASS remote testing for Math Placement: If you would like to take your math placement exam at an ACT COMPASS remote testing site in your area, email your name, student ID number, and your zip code to placement@pacific.edu. You will then receive an email with the nearest remote testing site to you and additonal instructions. 

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities: If you are a student with a documented disability, who requires a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities by calling (209) 946-2879 or email dnuss@pacific.edu.