New Student Placement Testing with Orientation, Schedule, and Reservations - Placement Testing Center

New!Welcome to Ohlone College! The New Student Placement Testing with Orientation is designed to help you successfully start your academic journey. 

  • New Student Orientation will familiarize you with Ohlone College and strategies that will help you reach your academic goals.
  • After Orientation, you will take the English and math placement tests.
  • You will meet with a counselor to go over your test results and determine which courses are needed to best meet your academic goals.  
  • You will also receive assistance with course registration.
  • Allow at least 4 ½ hours to attend the session in its entirety. Bring bottled water and a snack to enjoy between components.

Placement Testing with Orientation Schedule and Reservations: Fall 2015

If the date you would like to reserve does not show up as a choice, it might be full. However, we may be able to accommodate some walk-ins depending on space available.

Unless otherwise noted, placement tests scheduled below are in Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus.


Summer 2015 — For June and July, English and math placement testing with Orientation will be at the Newark campus, Room NC1310 (Newark Campus Map).

  • Newark Campus, Room NC1100
    • Monday, July 27 @ 12:30pm
    • Tuesday, July 28 @ 9:00am
    • Thursday, July 30 @ 12:30pm
    • Monday, August 3 @ 12:30pm
    • Wednesday, August 5 @ 9:00am
    • Thursday, August 6 @ 12:30pm
    • Thursday, August 20 @ 9:00am

  • Fremont Campus, Room 7101
    • Monday, August 10 @ 12:30m
    • Tuesday, August 11 @ 12:30pm
    • Thursday, August 13 @ 9:00am
    • Monday, August 17 @ 12:30pm
    • Wednesday, August 19 @ 12:30pm

Attention: For the Orientation only schedule, please see the Orientation website.

Two female students walking near Hyman Hall on Fremont campus.

Study Guides

Doing your best on the placement tests will save you time and money. You do not want to be placed in a course that is too low. Refresh your math and English skills. Sample questions and study guides are available on the Placement Testing Center website.

What to Bring

  • A valid photo ID
  • Your Ohlone Student ID Number



Starting August 10, placement testing will be at the Fremont Campus, Placement Center, Room 7205.

Summer 2015 — For June and July, all placement testing will be at the Newark campus, Room NC1310 (Newark Campus Map).