Frequently Asked Questions on Placement
Does everyone need to provide math and writing placement?
Yes, if you are new to COCC, and enrolling in credit classes, you will need to provide math and writing placement.
How long does the placement assessment take?
Can I retake a placement assessment?
Online placement assessment: no retakes available
ALEKS math assessment: retake available after a minimum of 14 days
ACCUPLACER writing assessment: retake available after a minimum of 14 days
Where do I check in for my math and/or writing skills-based testing appointment?
Bend: Cascades Hall, room 240A (CAP Services)
Redmond: Building 1, lobby
Madras or Prineville: Front desk
Can I use COCC's placement information for another college?
When will my placement results post to my student record?
Online placement assessment results should post within 1 business day to you Bobcat
Web account. ALEKS math and ACCUPLACER writing assessment results are entered manually
and may take anywhere between 2 to 5 business days to post to your Bobcat Web account.
Do I need to study?