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Who Needs Placement?

At Spokane Community College (SCC), some programs require placement -- a skills assessment that ensures you will be successful in your classes. To find out if your program requires placement, view our Placement Requirements Dashboard, or contact us at 509-533-7074 or or

Being placed in the right classes early in your college career makes it more likely you will successfully complete your degree or program. At the Testing Center, we help you begin your studies at SCC in classes that aren't too hard or too easy.

Complete Your English Placement

without testing, without coming to campus


SCC uses a directed self-placement tool to help students decide which English class is best for them. You can complete your directed self-placement online.  If you have an English testing hold on your account, it will be removed 1 to 2 business days after your complete the directed self-placement.

Complete Your Math Placement

without testing, without coming to campus

*Running Start Students: Your placement must be coordinated through the Running Start Office. Email or call 509-533-8062.

For all others, please answer as many of the questions on this

as you can. If you have a high school transcript, unofficial college transcript or placement test results from another college, please attach them before submitting.

Once we’ve reviewed your information, we will be in touch to provide your next steps.