If you believe you meet the prerequisite for a course but do now have the required course, you have the right to challenge the prerequisite.

Challenge forms:

  • Pick up in Counseling or use the online form.
  • Fill out completely and sign.
  • Attach
    1.  written statement explaining why you feel the prerequisite does not apply to you.
    2. documentation or evidence that you have the required skills (transcript, letter of recommendation from a WVC faculty, etc...)
  • submit at the counseling office or electronically. 

*Challenging an English placement:

To challenge an English placement, you must write a one-hour, timed essay in the Assessment Center during test time. You do not need an appointment. 

Challenges must be approved by the Department chair before you are cleared to register. Challenges may take 5 buisiness days for processing.

Assessment Office
(408) 741-2035
Counseling office
(408) 741-2009

Maps of Testing Sites
Fox (Fox Center)
Bus (Business)

How to Obtain Assessment Scores

Assessment recommendations are available on the date announced in the testing session. You can obtain your scores by:

  1. Authorizing someone else to pick up your scores. First, you must put the request in writing, including your name, WV College ID or Social Security number, the name of the person to whom the scores are to be released, date, and your signature.

  2. Request scores by fax or mail, your written request must include name, WV College ID number, date, and your signature. Fax requests to (408) 741-4076 attn: Assessment Office. Be sure to indicate how the scores are to be returned, either by mail or fax

last published: 3/21/18