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Placement Testing Information & Deadlines

To ensure your proper and timely course placement for spring 2018, please complete all required placement testing by January 5, 2018. Do not delay making your math placement appointment, time slots fill up quickly.

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

  1. Go to insidePacific
  2. Enter your PacificNet ID and Password
  3. Choose "Placement/Transfer"
  4. Click on "here" to view your personal placement information, transfer credits or test credit evaluations.


Math Placement: 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 Apppointments are available Tuesdays and Thursdays at the following times: 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3 p.m.. For additional questions regarding math placement exams, contact us at Remote testing sites for math placement may be available in your area. See below regarding SAT ACCUPLACER remote testing.

You do not need to test if you have provided an official result from an SAT Subject Level 1 or Subject Level 2 test (This is not part of the standard SAT, but a specific exam for math.); AP Calculus score of 4 or 5; a college level course that articulates with a Pacific math course.


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

Please check to see if this is required for your major. A list of all majors requiring the chemistry placement exam can be found below the "Chemistry Placement" portion of your insidePacific "Placement/Transfer" tab.


Writing Placement: Writing placement is established by either an SAT or ACT score.

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 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 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.

SAT ACCUPLACER remote testing: If you would like to take your math placement exam at an SAT ACCUPLACER remote testing site in your area, email your name, student ID number and zip code to . You will then receive an email with the nearest remote testing site to you and additional instructions on how to make your appointment.

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.