Academic Support Center

The Academic Support Center is here to help you meet your educational goals.

Eureka Campus Learning Resource Center Building Room L103

707-476-4106

Students please see below for information on Placement Testing Practice

Del Norte and Eureka Placement Schedules

Eureka Campus Placement Testing Schedule

Please call or drop in to schedule your appointment

Monday

April 21

10am-12pm

L103

Thursday

April 24

10am-12pm

L103

Monday

May 19

10am-12pm

L103

Tuesday

May 20

10am-12pm

L103

Wednesday

May 21

10am-12pm

L103

 

Eureka Campus Spring 2014 (Spring Term runs from Jan 18th - May 16th 2014)

Hours

8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday -Thursday.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Currently enrolled students please call us or drop in regarding tutoring or testing.

Faculty members please call us in regard to test-proctoring for your classes at the Eureka campus or drop in during open hours.

Del Norte Campus Placement Schedule Spring 2014

Room DM 2 Please call 465-2333 or drop in to schedule an appointment.

March

Tuesday  March 25th   9:00-11:00 am

Thursday March 27th  11:00-1:00 am

April

Tuesday   April 8th     9:00-11:00 am

Wednesday April 9th   9:00-11:00 am

Thursday April 17th    11:00-1:00 am

Thursday April 24th    4:00-6:00 pm

Tuesday April 29th      9:00-11:00 am

May

Monday May 19th     4:00-6:00 pm

Tuesday May 20th     10:00 am-Noon

Thursday May 22nd   Noon-2:00 pm

New students: Please call us to get started!

We are glad to have you join us as a part of the College of the Redwoods Community

Placement Testing Information

The math and English placement process is a required part of having students enroll in the correct classes. Placement is considered to be a key factor in providing students with important information about their skill levels. See below for the links to help you study.    

Placement Test Scheduling

Eureka campus, call 707-476-4106 or drop in to schedule.
Del-Norte please call 707-465-2330
Mendocino please call 707-962-2605

Before you take your placement test, we highly recommend that you review using the links below.

Math placement

Click the links to study for the math placement review:

http://mathrev.redwoods.edu/mathjam/

http://msenux.redwoods.edu/mathdept/placement/PlacementPractice.php

http://www.testprepreview.com/accuplacer_practice.htm

English placement

Placement Testing from a Distance

  • See link above on the left hand menu
  • Locations:

Eureka Campus

  • Located in the Academic Support Center
  • Contact Persons:Tina Vaughan 707-476-4106 or MaryGrace McGovern 707-476-4264
  • or tina-vaughan@redwoods.edu

DelNorte

  • Located in the Library
  • Monday thru Friday 8AM-5PM
  • Contact Person: Lynn 707-465-2330
  • Please call the Del-Norte location directly for current schedule availability.

Mendocino

  • Contact Person: David Gonsalves 707-962-2605
  • Please call the Mendocino location directly for current schedule availability.

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions regarding the Placement Process

Placement testing is required of students who plan to:

  • pursue a degree or certificate;
  • pursue a transfer program; or
  • take a course that has a math or English prerequisite.

New and returning students may be exempt from part of the placement process if they can verify that they have:

  • taken a comparable state-approved placement test at Humboldt State University, College of the Redwoods, or another California Community College within the past three years, or;
  • taken an English and/or a math course with a “C” grade or higher from any accredited college, or;
  • taken a College Entrance Examination Board Advanced Placement Exam in English and/or math and received a score of 3, 4, or 5 or;
  • participated in the California State University (CSU) Early Assessment Program (EAP) during Standardized Testing And Reporting (STAR) testing in high school and received exemptions from CSU placement testing in English/Language Arts and/or mathemat­ics.  Students who are identified as EAP Conditional in English or mathematics will need to take an approved English or mathematics class and earn a “C” or higher in their senior year in order to be exempt from CR placement testing.

 If a student believes the level determined by CR placement tests is inappropriate (either too high or too low), the student should meet with an academic advisor or counselor to discuss options. In addition to placement scores, academic advisors or counselors may use the following indicators to determine the extent to which a student is prepared for college coursework:

  • whether or not the student has had any prior college experience;
  • highest level of English and math completed at prior college(s);
  • the student’s previous success at the college level, as reflected in his/her transcripts;
  • the student’s past study habits;
  • the number of employment-related and family obligations the student has; and
  • the strength of the student’s motivation to achieve his/her educational goal(s).
Find your Future at College of the Redwoods
7351 Tompkins Hill Rd.
Eureka, CA 95501
1-800-641-0400 | 707-476-4100
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