Assessment Testing

VISITORS: Please use Visitor Parking. If your  visit will exceed two (2) hours, please see Admissions & Records for a temporary parking pass and where to park.

Placement Tests

The College placement exam is the College Board Tests Computerized Placement Tests (CPTs) Accuplacer. Students are required to complete the placement exam to enroll in reading, English and mathematics. The tests are not timed and the results, with course placement recommendations, are immediately made available.

Course Placements

The Reading sequence of courses is Basic Reading RDG-050 and Analytical Reading RDG-051. The writing sequence of courses is Basic Writing Skills ENG 50; Intro to Expository Writing ENG-051; Freshman Composition ENG-003A; and Composition & Literature ENG-001B.

The mathematics sequence is College Arithmetic MATH-057; Elementary Algebra MATH-050; Intermediate Algebra MATH-040 and a College level math, College Algebra MATH-010 or other choices dependent upon the student’s major.

The Assessment Test Results form provides students with a guideline of what the test scores mean.

Assessment Practice tests now available online:

– Reduce Test Anxiety
– Improve Math & English skills
– Increase Assessment Scores
– Test Out of Foundational Classes

Higher Assessment Scores means less “foundational” classes! Computers available in the Student Success Center to practice.

Call Admissions & Records at 866-366-3791, ext. 4232 to make an appointment to take the assessment test.

The Official ACCUPLACER Study App for iPhone. Study for the assessment test from your iPhone! Buy & download at

Get the free ACCUPLACER® study app to help you prepare to do your best on test day!

Office Location

Student Services is located in the 300 Quad, next to Bruce’s Place.

Regular Hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:15a-5:00p
Friday 8:15a-3:00p

We are closed on all legal and college holidays.

2018-19 Academic Calendar

2018-2019 Holidays

Contact Information

Admissions & Records
Copper Mountain College
6162 Rotary Way
P.O. Box 1398
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

(760) 366-3791, ext. 4232
(760) 366-5257 fax

For general inquiries, please email Lynda Burns: