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Assessment Center-School Relations


Welcome to Palomar College!

Assessment is an important first step to your success as a college student.  There are many pathways to complete the assessment and placement process.

The placement process helps determine your English, reading and math courses, clear prerequisites and is one of the steps in your OnBoarding process here at Palomar College.

Self-Reporting Multiple Measures

New Student

English, reading and math placement results are based on information provided by the student on the Palomar College Application.

Returning Students

Update English, reading and math placement by logging in to your MyPalomar/eServices student portal, click in to your Student Center and click on the link, "Update Placement" and answer the self-reporting questions with care and accuracy.


Alternatives to Assessment

  • Previous college or high school course work
  • Prior college assessments
  • Prior test scores