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Assessment & Self-Guided Placement

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Please take the "Self-Guided Placement" using your high school cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA).

  • Go to Self-Service and select "Self-Guided Placement" on the Student Menu.
Self-Service (formerly MyWeb) 

English as a Second Language   

If you have completed ESL courses at another community college, meet with a counselor online during drop-in hours. Schedule a counseling appointment today.


Online ESL Placement

All incoming Credit ESL students are required to  take the ESL Placement assessment, which includes listening, reading, and a writing component that is given in a computer format.


CCC Application

To expedite your request for the ESL Placement assessment, please follow these directions:

1.    Students must have a SJCC ID number to register for the exam. If you are a new student, you must apply to become a SJCC student.

a.   If you plan to take Credit ESL classes: make sure you have submitted your CCC Application.
b.   If you plan to take only noncredit ESL classes, complete the Noncredit Application Form and submit it to
2.     Complete the ESL Placement Form to request testing for ESL Placement.
For any questions, call 408-288-3719 or email

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Assembly Bill 705


AB 705 is a bill signed by the Governor on October 13, 2017 that took effect on January 1, 2018.