Combined English Language Skills Assessment (CELSA)
CELSA is used for appropriate placement into English as a Second Language courses for both credit English and Reading courses or the Non-credit Program. The test takes 45 minutes to complete and consists of 75 multiple choice questions. Scores, course placement and recommendations are given to the students upon test completion. Note: ESL students interested in taking a math course would need to complete the math only portion of the Accuplacer placement test. The CELSA is offered on a walk-in basis during regular assessment hours.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
Are there disability accommodations for ACCUPLACER assessments?
CLEP allows both traditional and non-traditional students to earn college credit by examination. To receive credit, students must achieve the minimum scaled score recommended. Note: Students transferring to other Colleges and Universities should check with the transfer institution regarding the use of the CLEP for college or subject credit.
Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) provides CLEP testing by appointment only for students enrolled at MSJC. CLEP exams are only offered at the San Jacinto and Menifee Assessment Centers. To schedule a CLEP exam, contact the Assessment Center nearest you.
Yes. If you have a documented disability and need testing accommodations, please fill out this form; DSPS Approval for Assessment form and contact your institution’s DSPS center for information and details about making any needed arrangements.