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.
Guided Self-Placement for English and Math
You are now able to use the Guided Self-Placement tool instead of taking an assessment test for English or math. To use the tool:
- Log in to myGateway
- Go to the Cypress Tab
- Select GSP
Placement for English as a Second Language (ESL)
Completing the ESL placement test is the most effective way to determine the best course for you to begin your ESL journey at Cypress College. Visit the ESL Assessment page for more information.
English & ESL Pathways
Pathway for U.S. High School Graduates
or Equivalent (GED, HiSET, CHSPE)
These students have the right to access transfer-level composition: ENGL 100C, ENGL 101C, or ESL 110C.
Pathway for ESL
ESL students who have not earned a high school diploma (or equivalent) in the United States should engage in the ESL Placement Process. For more visit the ESL Assessment Page.
In-Person & On-Campus Testing Available
Assessment testing is available on an appointment basis only. Please email Temperence Dowdle at email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
Temperence Dowdle, Assessment Specialist
Dr. Troy Davis
Dean of Counseling and Student Development