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Placement Exam Information/Dates

We are requiring that fall 2015 incoming students take their placement exams prior to attending their New Student Orientation. 

  • For the math placement exams, you can come to the Stockton campus on one of the dates listed below (testing appointments are required), or you can take the test at an ACT COMPASS remote testing site in your area.
  • For chemistry and foreign language, the assessments are available online via SAKAI and can be taken from home.  
  • Transfer students who do not have a completed transferable course or standardized test score in writing should take the Pacific's writing diagnostic exam on one of the dates listed below. To view Pacific's ROAR (Roam Online Articulation Reports) for articulated transfer courses from an approved institution, please click here.

Math placement exams are being offered prior to the fall 2015 New Student Orientation sessions on the Stockton Campus as well as the Pacific writing diagnostic exam (for transfer students only) on the following dates:

Thursday Testing Dates                                Saturday Testing Dates

April 23, 2015 at 2pm                                      May 30, 2015 at 10am

April 30, 2015 at 2pm                                      June 6, 2015 at 12:30pm

May 7, 2015 at 2pm                                        June 13, 2015 at 12:30pm   

May 14, 2015 at 2pm                                      June 20, 2015 at 12:30pm   

May 21, 2015 at 2pm                                      July 25, 2015 at 10am

May 28, 2015 at 2pm                                      August 1, 2015 at 12:30pm

June 4, 2015 at 2pm                                       August 8, 2015 at 12:30pm

June 11, 2015 at 2pm                                     August 15, 2015 at 12:30pm                                              

June 18, 2015 at 2pm

July 23, 2015 at 2pm

July 30, 2015 at 2pm

August 6, 2015 at 2pm

August 13, 2015 at 2pm


Stockton Campus Appointments: Please email your name, Pacific student identification number, desired session date, 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 209-946-2269 to schedule your appointment.

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

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.