English and Math placement

View the Student Central Processing Dashboard for current update on processing times for placement requests.

With few exceptions, all classes and services are offered online for winter and spring quarters

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis and staff working remotely, please allow extra time for the Student Central Offices to respond to your inquiries. Thank you for your patience as we work to address questions or needs as quickly as possible.

For specific questions, the best way to reach us is to submit a ticket using the Ask Online for Help or Information button below.

Ask Online for Help or Information


You can obtain your English and math placement in a variety of ways as indicated below.

Use the button below to login using your NetID to request English and math placement. You may use this process to upload your documentation in PDF format, or to request to take the standardized placement tests. REPLIES ARE SENT TO YOUR BC EMAIL ACCOUNT.

Request English and Math Placement


Transfer ALEKS & ACCUPLACER test scores from other colleges or universities: Two-year time limit for English. One-year for math.

Unofficial College Transcripts

Use your BC email to submit an unofficial copy of your college transcript showing the English/math you previously completed. Be sure to Include your BC student ID number and attach your transcript.



We accept the placement made at any other state community or technical college: Two -year time limit for English, one-year for math

Placement tests are currently offered remotely and online. For students unable to test remotely due to limited technology resources, the college offers limited appointments for on-campus testing.

  • ACCUPLACER for English (offered online)
  • ALEKS for math  (offered online)
  • Chemistry 161 placement exam (temporarily unavailable –  for access to CHEM& 161, please submit an online help request)
  • Biology 160 waiver exam (temporarily unavailable)

The following tests can be used for English 101 placement:

  • SAT or ACT if taken within the last five years
  • PSAT if taken within the last two years
  • GED Language Arts if taken within the last five years
  • TOEFL and IELTS reports if taken within the last two years

Last Updated January 29, 2021