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COMPASS Placement

The COMPASS Placement Test has been discontinued nationally, however COMPASS and ESL/COMPASS scores may be used for placement at South if:

  • Your test was taken no longer than 2 years ago.
  • Student Assessment Services receives your scores officially:
    • In a sealed envelope from the institution where you tested, or
    • If your ACT scores are below these minimums for English, take the South's English placement test for placement.
    • Scanned and emailed from the testing institution to or, or
    • Faxed to Student Assessment Services at 206-934-6766.
  • Or, you took the COMPASS or ESL/COMPASS test here at South. Your advisor has access to your scores.


Robert Smith Building
(RSB 76)

Testing Hours:

See Current Testing Calendar

Office Hours:

Note: Office hours are not the same as testing hours.

Monday - Friday:
7:30 am to 4:00 pm