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Placement Test Schedule

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

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

Writing

The writing test is 75 minutes and will begin promptly at the time listed below.

March 28

10 a.m. Room 1610 Des Plaines Campus

April 4

9 a.m. Room 1610 Des Plaines Campus

April 10

5 p.m. Room 1608 Des Plaines Campus

April 14

5 p.m. Room P103 Skokie Campus

April 25

10 a.m. Room 2139 Des Plaines Campus

May 2

9 a.m. Room P103 Skokie Campus

May 6

5 p.m. Room 1604 Des Plaines Campus

May 9

9 a.m. Room P103 Skokie Campus

May 16

9 a.m. Room P103 Skokie Campus

May 20

9 a.m. Room 1610 Des Plaines Campus

May 20

4 p.m. Room P103 Skokie Campus

May 28

4 p.m. Room P103 Skokie Campus

June 3

4 p.m. Room P103 Skokie Campus

June 4

5 p.m. Room 1604 Des Plaines Campus

Reading

The COMPASS reading test is untimed and will begin promptly at the times listed below.

March 28

11 a.m. Room 2635 Des Plaines Campus

April 4

10 a.m. Room 2639 Des Plaines Campus

April 10

6 p.m. Room 2629 Des Plaines Campus

April 14

3:30 p.m. Room P232 Skokie Campus

April 25

11 a.m. Room 2633 Des Plaines Campus

May 2

10 a.m. Room P236 Skokie Campus

May 6

6 p.m. Room 1833 Des Plaines Campus

May 9

10 a.m Room P236 Skokie Campus

May 16

10 a.m. Room P236 Skokie Campus

May 20

10 a.m. Room 2629 Des Plaines Campus

May 20

5 p.m. Room P236 Skokie Campus

May 28

5 p.m. Room P235 Skokie Campus

June 3

5 p.m. Room P236 Skokie Campus

June 4

6 p.m. Room 2629 Des Plaines Campus

Math

The COMPASS math test is untimed and will begin at the times listed below.

March 28

12 p.m. Room 2633 Des Plaines Campus

April 4

11 a.m. Room 2633 Des Plaines Campus

April 10

7 p.m. Room 2629 Des Plaines Campus

April 14

4 p.m. Room P233 Skokie Campus

April 25

12 p.m. Room 2635 Des Plaines Campus

May 2

11 a.m. Room P233 Skokie Campus

May 6

7 p.m. Room 1837 Des Plaines Campus

May 9

11 a.m. Room P233 Skokie Campus

May 16

11 a.m. Room P237 Skokie Campus

May 20

11 a.m. Room2633 Des Plaines Campus

May 20

6 p.m. Room P237 Skokie Campus

May 28

6 p.m. Room P237 Skokie Campus

June 3

6 p.m. Room P237 Skokie Campus

June 4

7 p.m. Room 2633 Des Plaines Campus

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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