Placement Assessment

For all incoming students, to place you in the classes that will contribute to success in your studies here at Dominican, the Academic Advising and Achievement Center administers placement assessments in English, Math, and Chemistry.

Testing

You may not be able to register for classes until you have taken your placement assessment/s.

All assessments except Chemistry are administered in a computer-based format. For information about the assessments and to access downloadable forms (pdfs), please click the appropriate links on the left.

For questions regarding placement assessment, contact Kristen Coleman at placementtesting@dominican.edu or 415.257.0153.

If you are live more than 2 hours from campus, access information about off campus assessments.

If you have a documented disability and need accommodations for your assessment(s), contact Kristen Coleman at placementtesting@dominican.edu or 415.257.0153.

For Fall Term First-Year Undergraduate Day Students Only

To begin the process of placement assessment, you will receive an email and letter with information about the assessment(s) you need and the Pre-Registration form.

After your placement assessment(s), an academic advisor will work with you on your schedule for Fall classes. 

For Transfer Students Only

After your placement assessment(s), you will need to meet with your academic advisor. During your advising appointment, your advisor will discuss with you the online process of registering for your classes. This may be completed during your advising session but no later than 48 hours after the session. 

If you have 15 units of less and have not yet chosen a major (Undeclared), please contact:  Christina Mayes, First Year Advisor at 415.458.3781 or via e-mail at  christina.mayes@dominican.edu

If you have 16+ units and have not yet chosen a major (undeclared), contact: Lisa Haydon, Professional Transfer Student Advisor at 415.257.1317 or via email at lisa.haydon@dominican.edu

If you do not know who your advisor is, visit dominican.edu/academic/advising/advisors