Welcome to the Assessment Center!

The fourth step in getting started here at Cypress College includes completion of the assessment process, which helps you choose English, English as a Second Language (ESL) and math courses using Multiple Measures, for example, your high school transcripts or college entrance exams. For more information, visit our Counseling Center.

NOTE: You are now able to use the Guided Self-Placement tool in lieu of taking the assessment exams. To use the tool, click here.


Student Center, 2nd Floor, Building 19


Assessment testing is available on a walk-in basis. The last test every day starts two hours before closing time. For students receiving time accommodations, the last test starts two hours and 30 minutes before closing time. No appointment is necessary.

Dates and times that the Assessment Center is open are subject to change. You can see Assessment Center closure dates and times below and on the Cypress College events calendar. Please call ahead of time to check the Assessment Center availability.

Fall 2019:

Monday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

*Assessment Center Dates and times are subject to change.

Reading Proficiency Closure Dates and Times

During certain days the center will be closed for English, math, and ESL testing in order to provide the Reading Proficiency exam. The Assessment Center testing for English, ESL, and math will resume at 12:30 p.m .for the following dates:

Contact Information

Telephone: (714) 484-7223


Temperence Dowdle, Assessment Specialist

Gisela Verduzco, Interim Director, Student Success and Support Program (SSSP)

Dr. Flor Huerta
Interim Dean of Counseling, Student Development, and Admissions & Records