Student Assessment Services

Service Update: 

Student Assessment Services is currently offering English and Math placement options online. Please click the following links for both English and Math placement instructions.

Students may complete their English placement remotely by taking our English Directed Self Placement tool. (Please note, Basic and Transitional Studies Level Four and below and International Students with F-1 Visas are not eligible for the Directed Self Placement tool).

Students may complete their Math placement remotely by taking the Math Directed Self Placement tool. This option is available for all students seeking math placement at South Seattle College. If you have already purchased an ALEKS Math Placement Test those scores are still valid for Math placement.

If you have any questions, please email  

Instructions: Class placement determines the level of your first classes in English and Math. Choose which category best represents you as a student. Click on the placement methods to see if you have the minimum scores for English/Math. Remember, you can use multiple placement methods if needed.