Placement Survey

Information & Scheduling

The Placement webpage is currently being updated. During this time students are welcome to come in as “walk-ins”.
Hours of operation: Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. for lunch). Closed Fridays.
The placement survey consists of a 10 minute video and a short survey. It takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes.
We are located in Bldg. 55, first door on your right.
We can be reached at 760 245 4271 ext. 2367 or at


Important Information Regarding Placement Survey

Location: Assessment Center is located in building 55, first door on the right

Phone: 760-245-4271 ext. 2367. Calls will be returned within 24-48 hours

Fax: 760-241-9212


Parking: Students need to purchase an all day parking pass $2.00 or park at the parking meters.

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ESL (English as a Second Language) CELSA Test, you must schedule an appointment to come in and test.  Please go to the bottom of this page to view the appointment instructions.

Se necesita hacer una cita para tomar el examen de ESL (Ingles Como Segundo Idioma).  Puede ver el horario hacia el fondo de esta pagina.  Si no puede hacer su cita por internet, porfavor mande un mensaje electronico a  o vaya a la oficina de evaluacion, que esta localizada en el edificio 55, primera puerta a la derecha. 


Assessment Test Exemptions

(Placement Survey)

To be exempt from completing the placement survey, one of the following must apply to you.

  • Completed an Associate of Arts or Sciences degree or higher at a regionally accredited college or university
  • Completed the equivalent of at least Math 90 and or English 101 here at Victor Valley College or at another regionally accredited college or university.
  • Currently enrolled at a regionally accredited four-year college/university.
  • Have EAP results of "Ready for College" in English and/or Math.

Download Waiver Form

Once the form above has been completely filled out, email to the address below along with supporting documentation for further processing.

Ability to Benefit

Ability To Benefit **EFFECTIVE JULY 1st, 2012 Federal Student Aid (Title 1V Funds) will no longer be offered to ATB students who enroll into a program of study on this date or after. Per Federal Regulations.

Ability to Benefit students are those students who do NOT have a high school diploma or a GED and are NOT enrolled in a K-12 grade AND are applying for Federal Financial Aid.  Federal regulations require ATB students to sign up for the ATB ACCUPLACER Test to receive proper information regarding their financial aid eligibility status.  It is advised to schedule your ATB Test during the morning sessions to ensure enough time to complete your test.  Federal regulations also require ATB students to provide a current photo identification card in order to take the test. Birth certificate and social security card are NO LONGER VALID forms of ID and copies of ID's cannot be accepted.  Students cannot take the test with out proper identification.  Please read below "Proper forms of identification" to find out what can be presented as an ID.

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Proper Forms of Identification:

To test, ALL students must bring a current and valid photo identification card.

Examples of Valid Identification:

  • Drivers License
  • Federal/Military ID Card
  • Passport
  • California ID Card (from the DMV)
  • Photo ID Card from a school or other institution
  • Tribal Card
  • Naturalization Card
  • Certificate of Citizenship


New Students - Once you have applied online (12 years or younger apply in person at Admissions and Records) wait 2 to 3 business days to be able to take the placement survey. You will need your VVC ID number and your DOB.

How to find your VVC ID number

Returning Students-If you have applied in the past but are NOT currently attending classes (Spring or Fall), then you will need to reapply to have your status updated.

Assessment Office Schedule

Students may walk-in to take a Placement Survey
Monday  to  Thursday Friday Sat./Sun.
9:00 am to 12:00 p.m.
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
1:00 pm to 4:30 p.m.


NOTE: Students may walk-in to take the Placement Survey

Victor Valley College can proctor exams from other colleges.  A proctoring fee will apply.  Please contact or call 760-245-4271 xt. 2367 to schedule & pay for a proctored test.


Last Updated 10/29/19