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ESOL Testing

ESOL placement testing for Spring term will begin on February 6. You can take the test at one of the four PCC testing centers: Rock Creek campus, Sylvania campus, Southeast campus, and Cascade campus.

Bring your G number.

  • You need to have your PCC student ID number (G number) before you take the test.
  • Get your G number by completing the PCC Application. Choose “Credit” on the application.
  • If you need help with your G number, please contact ESOL.

Bring an official photo ID. It can be a passport, driving license, student ID, etc. This ID can be from your country.

Pay for parking at the pay station (parking meter machine) if you drive to PCC. Prepare to stay on campus for 2 to 3 hours. Parking permits are $1 per hour, or $5 for the whole day.

You do not need an appointment to take the test. Please read the schedule below, and arrive at your preferred campus Testing Center between the available times.

Testing centers

  • Cascade:
    • 705 N. Killingsworth St. Portland, OR 97217
    • SSB (Student Services Building) 204
    • testing.ca@pcc.edu
    • 971-722-5234
  • Rock Creek:
    • 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229
    • Building 9, 118
    • testing.rc@pcc.edu
    • 971-722-7523
  • Southeast:
    • 2305 SE 82nd and Division, Portland, OR 97216
    • SCOM (Student Commons) 118
    • testing.se@pcc.edu
    • 971-722-6277
  • Sylvania:
    • 12000 SW 49th Ave. Portland, OR 97219
    • CC (College Center) 212
    • testing.sy@pcc.edu
    • 971-722-4131

Do you need a remote ESOL Placement Test?

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ESOL Testing Dates

Cascade

February 6 – March 16 and March 27 – March 29 (no testing from March 17 – March 26)

  • Monday: No testing available
  • Tuesday: Arrive between 9am – 12 noon
  • Wednesday: Arrive between 12 – 3pm
  • Thursday: Arrive between 9am – 12 noon
Rock Creek

February 6 – March 16 and March 27 – March 29 (no testing from March 17 – March 26)

  • Monday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
  • Tuesday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
  • Wednesday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
  • Thursday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
Southeast

February 6 – March 16 and March 27 – March 29 (no testing from March 17 – March 26)

  • Monday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
  • Tuesday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
  • Wednesday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
  • Thursday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
Sylvania

February 6 – March 16 and March 27 – March 29 (no testing from March 17 – March 26)

  • Monday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
  • Tuesday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
  • Wednesday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm
  • Thursday: Arrive between 10am – 3pm