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Santa Monica College|Enrollment Development|Assessment

Assessment Center


Boost your chances to place higher! prep 2 test 

Location: ​​Liberal Arts Building, Room 109
Phone: 310-434-8040  Fax: 310-434-8019
No appointments necessary for SMC Students
Monday-Friday testing for English, Math, and ESL tests

Day ​Testing walk-in hours ​​Office hours
Monday :
 9am - 2pm
9am - 4:30pm 


 9am - 5pm ​ 9am - 6pm ​
Wednesday:  9am- 5pm 9am - 6pm ​
​Thursday:  9am - 2pm ​9am - 4:30pm
​Friday: ​ 9am - 11am ​9am - 1:30pm

The Assessment Center will be closed the following days for Holidays/EdPlan Workshops:
  • Thursday, October 8, closed from 9am-1pm
  • Friday, October 23, closed for testing all day
  • Wednesday, November 11, closed for Holiday
  • Friday, November 13, closed for testing all day
**Testing and office hours are subject to change without prior notice.**

Government issued Picture Identification (ID) is required for all testing: 
  • ​A valid government issued photo identification such as passport, driver's license or state ID is required for testing. 
  • All F1-Visa students are required to present their government issued passport. 
  • The Assessment Center reserves the right to ask for a secondary form of ID. A student ID card may be used only as a secondary form of identification. 
  • Personal calculators are not permitted. 
  • All acts of impersonation, attempted impersonation, use of fraudulent ID cards/passports will be reported to College Police and Student Judicial Affairs for adjudication. College Police will refer all such cases to the City Attorney’s Office for criminal prosecution.