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Placement Test Schedule

Plan ahead for the Summer Semester. Registration for summer classes begins March 25.

Scheduled group tests will begin March 16.

These tests are prerequisites for your first math or English course.

Walk-In Placement Testing

You may take your placement tests in the Testing Center at either the Des Plaines campus (Room 2409) or Skokie campus )Room A135).

  • Test results are valid for two years.
  • No walk-in testing May 1- 16.

IF YOU HAVE ACT SCORES, YOU MAY USE THEM FOR PLACEMENT:

  • Official ACT reports must be submitted to the Enrollment Center.
  • With a score on the ACT English test of 20 or higher, you will be placed in English 101 and are exempt from the Oakton writing placement test. 
  • With a score on the ACT Reading test of 20 or higher, you are exempt from the Oakton reading placement test unless the Compass Reading  test is required for a limited enrollment program.
  • If you graduated from the Glenbrook, Niles, Evanston Township, Northridge Prep, or Maine high schools, contact the math advisor at mathplace@oakton.edu or call 847.376.7110, for the option of direct placement into a math course.

 

When classes are in session

Des Plaines
Room 2409
847.635.1939

Skokie
Room A135
847.635.1446

Fall and Spring Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Summer Semester Hours (June & July)
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Interim Hours (Between Semesters)
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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