Placement Testing

Cost: $10 for each workshop. Each workshop is optional and non-credit.
Who can use: Students who want to brush-up on their skills before taking the ECC placement tests.
How to enroll: Students can enroll online through accessECC portal by using the non-credit link and course codes listed on the particular workshop or by visting  in Building B, Room B115.

Please note:

  1. This workshop is open to ECC current or prospective students only.
  2. You must pre-register.
  3. All fees are final. No refunds will be granted.
  4. Visit our  for preparatory material.
  5. Receipt of payment must be brought to the class.

ECC reserves the right to cancel workshops due to low enrollment. Class will be canceled if less than 5 students are enrolled. You will be refunded only if classes are canceled. Dates, times and room locations are subject to change.

Math Workshops


Reviewing basic and intermediate algebra.

DateTimeCodeLocation
September 8 12 to 3 p.m. CPC-588-301 Building G, Room G226
September 22 12 to 3 p.m. CPC-588-302 Building G, Room G226
October 6 12 to 3 p.m. CPC-588-303 Building G, Room G226
October 20 12 to 3 p.m. CPC-588-304 Building G, Room G226
November 3 12 to 3 p.m. CPC-588-305 Building G, Room G226
November 17 12 to 3 p.m. CPC-588-306 Building G, Room G226
December 1 12 to 3 p.m. CPC-588-307  Building G, Room G226 
December 15  12 to 3 p.m.  CPC-588-308  Building G, Room G226 

English Workshops


Reviewing consists of writing a 400-word essay on a topic that will be given to you. Your placement will be assessed on how well you develop, organize, and support the topic of your essay. Your placement also depends on your understanding of form and variety of sentence structure and correct grammar.

DateTimeCodeLocation
September 11 6 to 8 p.m. CPC-589-301 Building G, Room G224
September 20 2 to 4 p.m. CPC-589-302 Building G, Room G224
October 9 6 to 8 p.m. CPC-589-303 Building G, Room G224
October 25 2 to 4 p.m. CPC-589-304 Building G, Room G224
November 6 6 to 8 p.m. CPC-589-305 Building G, Room G224
November 29 2 to 4 p.m. CPC-589-306 Building G, Room G224
December 3  6 to 8 p.m. CPC-589-307  Building G, Room G224 
December 13  2 to 4 p.m.  CPC-589-308  Building G, Room G224 

Reading Workshops


Currently there are no workshops offered for reading as students are able to prepare independently. See our information on  to prepare for the reading placement test.

If you have additional questions, contact us by email tballard@elgin.edu, or call 847-214-7933.