Assessment

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.

Location

Student Center, 2nd Floor, Building 19 near the small pond

Hours

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.

Spring 2019 availability:

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.

Summer 2019 availability:

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 CLOSED

*Assessment Center Dates and times are subject to change.

Closure Dates and Times

  • March 20: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • March 27: 11 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
  • March 28: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • April 4: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • April 25: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • May 1: 11 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
  • May 22: 11 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
  • May 23: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • May 24: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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
Email: assessmentcenter@cypresscollege.edu

Staff

Temperence Dowdle, Assessment Specialist
tdowdle@cypresscollege.edu

Jesus Ayala, Program Coordinator, AB 705 and Multiple Measures Specialist
jayala@cypresscollege.edu

Gisela Verduzco, Interim Director, Student Success and Support Program (SSSP)
gverduzco@cypresscollege.edu

Dr. Paul R. de Dios
Dean of Counseling, Student Development, and Admissions & Records
pdedios@cypresscollege.edu