Your Next Steps

First review your results on MyPortal to see what courses you are eligible to enroll in. Then review the below information.

View Results on MyPortal

Step 1: Log in to MyPortal

Step 2: Click on the Student Registration Tile

Step 3: Under for "My Records" click on link "See My Placement Results"

Step 4: Look for your placement results. The courses listed are the courses that you are eligible to enroll in.

Can't see your results? Contact us with request to obtain your placement results. Be sure to tell us your full name and student id number.

Note: Per FERPA Guidelines, we cannot release student academic record information over the phone.

Results Processing Timelines

Once you see your results posted on MyPortal, you can register for your classes!

Still don't see your finalized results? Review the results processing timelines by subject.

Math Results

2-3 business days

English Results

2-3 business days

ESL Results

2-3 business days

Biology and Chemistry Exam Results

2-3 business days

Re-assessment and Re-exam Policies

Please review the subject specific policies below.

Math Guided-Self Placement (GSP) Assessment

Students are ineligible to retake the Math GSP if they have earned a D, F, NP or I grade in the Math course sequence at De Anza.

  • You may enroll in the course placement earned from the first or final assessment.
  • Results do not expire. 

Eligible students may retake the Math Guided Self-Placement (GSP) one time within six months of earning their first result.

  • Students may choose to retake the assessment after two years from the last recorded result date if a student has not earned a D, F, NP or I grade in a Math course at De Anza.

English Guided-Self Placement (GSP) Assessment

Students are ineligible to retake the English GSP if they have earned an English course placement earned by a U.S. high school transcript assessment.

Eligible students may only take the English Guided-Self Placement (GSP) one time.

  • Results do not expire.

ESL Guided-Self Placement (GSP) Assessment

Students are ineligible to retake the assessment if they have earned a D, F, NP or I grade in the ESL course sequence at De Anza.

  • You may enroll in the course placement earned from the first or final assessment.
  • Results do not expire.

Eligible students may retake the ESL Guided Self-Placement (GSP) one time within six months of earning their first result.

  • Students may choose to retake the assessment after one year from the last recorded result date if a student has not earned D, F, NP or I grade in an ESL course at De Anza.

Biology & Chemistry Exam

Students are ineligible to retake the science exam if they have enrolled in or have earned a W, D, F or I grade in Biology 40A, Biology 6A or Chemistry 1A or the prerequisite courses for Biology 40A, Biology 6A or Chemistry 1A at De Anza or Foothill.

  • Results do not expire.

Eligible students may retake the exam one time after six months.

Understanding Assessment Results

Your assessment results tell you which courses you are eligible to enroll in.
Students who earn multiple course placements should choose the course that aligns with their skill set and educational goal. Below are course placement charts by assessment tool.

Course Placement by U.S. High School Transcript Assessment

Need to submit your U.S. high school transcript information for assessment? You'll find the form here.

Course Placement by Guided Self-Placement (GSP) Survey Assessment

Need to complete a Guided Self-Placement Assessment? Start here.

Course Placement by GED Score

De Anza accepts the following GED scores for EWRT and math course placement. 

GED Score English (EWRT) Course Eligibility
200 - 175 EWRT 1A
174 - 165 EWRT 1A + LART 250
164 or less Complete Language Arts assessment process
GED Score Math Course Eligibility
200 - 165 MATH 10 & MATH 31
164 or below Complete Math assessment process

 Need to submit your GED scores for assessment? You'll find the form here.

Now that you know which courses you are eligible to enroll in, use the help links below to complete your enrollment steps:

Be sure to complete Orientation and meet with a counselor to create an educational plan!

Understanding Science Exam Results

This exam, if passed, allow you to enroll directly into the respective science courses:

If you did not earn a passing score, you should enroll in the respective course's prerequisite course:

  • Biology 40A prerequisite course: Chemistry 25, 30A, 1A
  • Biology 6A prerequisite course: Chemistry 25 or 1A
  • Chemistry 1A prerequisite course: Chemistry 25 or 30A (and Math 114 or equivalent)

*Effective 7/9/2020 the Biology 40A Exam was used to place students into Biology 6A and Chemistry 1A. If you previously took the Biology 40A exam and now you'd like to considered for a Biology 6A clearance or Chemistry 1A, submit your request using our Contact Form.

Challenging Results

Before challenging your assessment results, review the reassessment policies (above). You may be able to retake the assessment. Need help? Contact Us.

If you believe that your course placement(s) or exam result don't accurately reflect your skill level, you can challenge the course placement/result by completing the subject specific challenge process.

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