During the NSC campus closure due to COVID-19, and until the campus reopens, the Testing Office will not be administering any in-person tests. Remote placement testing is currently available. Please refer to the information below for more details.

Available Remote Testing

  • English Directed Self Placement (DSP) Tool Test
    • Contact the Testing Office staff at to request to be added to the English DSP test.
      • Please provide your first/last name and SID number in your initial email.
    • Contact the Testing Office via email once you have completed the English DSP test.
      • Please note, your scores cannot be added to your student account if you have not made paid the placement test fee.
      • You can access the test here if you are requesting to take the test outside of remote hours of operation.
        • Please notify the Testing Center once you have completed the test and request to have the testing fee added to your student account.
        • Once a payment has been made, your placement score will be added to your student account.
  • Math Placement Test
    • The math placement test is currently being conducted by Seattle Central College via the ALEKS website.
    • Click here to obtain the math placement instructions.
    • Send your completed test scores to
      • If you did not obtain a copy of your test scores, please notify the Testing Office staff via email and we will look up your test results.

Remote Hours of Operation – Summer Quarter

Monday – Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED