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Credit English as a Second Language Placement Tests and Success Orientations

Application to the College of Marin

Before signing up for a Placement Test, you must complete an application for admission to College of Marin and recieve a college student identification number (#M00).  You may fill these out in person at Admissions and Records or HERE.

NOTE:  If you submit your Application through CCC Apply, you will receive an email within24 hours that will include your COM Student Identification Number (M00#) and log-in user names and passwords to the MyCOM Portal and your next steps.

Currently, students may submit a paper application in person to the Office ofAdmissions and Records either at the Kentfield Campus or the Indian Valley CAmpus. You may download an Application for Admissions HERE.  The Office of Admissions and Records is located in Student Services Building Room 254 at Kentfield and in Building 27 Room 109 at the Indian Valley Campus. Hours

NOTE: If you submit your Application in person, you will receive an email from the college in five to seven days.  This email will include your COM Student Identification Number (M00#) and log-in user names and passwords to the MyCOM Portal.

Signing Up for English Placement Test

Testing is done by appointment through and at the Assessment and Testing Office Monday through Thursday either at 9 am. or at 1 pm.  The phone number to schedule an appointment for an test is 415-485-9469.

NOTE: A COM student is ID number (M00#)is mandatory to schedule the appointment for the placement test. Please bring your COM student ID and a photo ID to the test.

Signing up for a Credit ESL Orientation

After taking an English placement test, students must participate in an orientation.

You must make an appointment in advance to attend an orientation and can be scheduled through the Testing office right after the test, the counseling office, or the ESL office.

  1. 415-485-9642 (ESL Office) or
  2. 485-9432 (Counseling) or
  3. 415-485-9469 (the Testing office)

Check in 15 minutes before the orientation starts.

credit english as a second language Orientation schedule

for the Spring 2015 Semester- Kentfield

start Time
end time

Thursday, December 11

KTD/Fusselman Hall (FH) 110

4:30 pm

6:00 pm
Tuesday, January 6
KTD/Fusselman Hall (FH) 110
10:00 am
11:30 am

Wednesday, January 7

KTD/Fusselman Hall (FH) 110

6:00 pm

7:30 pm
Saturday, January 17
KTD/Fusselman Hall (FH) 110
9:00 am
10:30 am

*Room number subject to change.         KTD =  Kentfield Campus

NOTE: If you have a disability and will need assistance to participate in these workshops, please contact the Disabled Students Program at 415-485-9406, or visit their office in the Learning Center (LC) room 115 (Kentfield).

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English as a Second Language webpage Web page
Technical Contact: Sara McKinnnon, Noncredit ESL Coordinator, ext. 7924
Content Responsible: Barbara Bonander, Chair of College Skills Department, ext. 7351