CCSF English placement testing is required prior to enrollment in English courses. Students may be excused from taking the English Placement Test and may demonstrate their eligibility for ENGL 1A or 1B or 1C by filing an English Placement Test Waiver Form and submitting proof of one of the following to the Matriculation Office, Conlan Hall, Rm 204. For more information, see “Placement Testing Waiver” in the “Admission to the College” section of this Catalog.

Students for whom English is a second language should take the ESL Placement Test. Non-native English speakers with proficient English skills can be placed into the general English sequence through this test.

The chair of the English Department or designee rules on all matters of equivalency of ENGL 1A and 1B courses completed at out-of-state colleges, universities, or private institutions.

For information about challenging English placement see the Testing Office’s retake policy or meet with the English Eligibility Coordinator in Batmale 514 to schedule a written essay challenge exam. Access English eligibility information from the English Department website.


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