Chemistry Assessment


  • Monday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. (week of 2/19 thru the week of 5/6).
  • Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Saturday 2/24 thru Saturday 5/4).
  • Excluding holidays and college breaks.
  • All tests must be completed 10 minutes before closing.

When you come to test, please make sure you have the following:

  • a current, valid photo ID (your student ID is helpful)
  • your student ID #

Need the Chemistry Assessment?

GCC Chemistry Assessment is currently being proctored only in person by appointment only. 

Schedule an appointment

Which level of Chemistry class is right for you? Science majors are required to meet with an academic advisor for correct course placement, which is determined by a combination of your past Chemistry coursework, Math coursework, and assessment test scores. Students who score 60% or better can enroll in CHM 150 or 151. Those who score below 60% will be advised to enroll in CHM 130 to build a solid foundation in Chemistry.

About the Exam

  • A 45-minute, timed, computerized, multiple-choice exam.
  • You get exam results right away.
  • One test is allowed every 3 months;
  • Scores are good for one year;
  • No appointment is necessary. Tests are given on a walk-in basis.
  • A current valid photo ID is required.

Testing Environment

Students are under video and audio surveillance the entire time. All testing rooms are monitored by a camera system.

Course Descriptions