Laney College

Welcome to the Laney College Recruitment, Assessment & School Relations Department!

Remote Business Hours


8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Closed on Fridays

Good News!!!

It is easier than ever to place in a math, English and/or ESOL Class!!!

The Laney College Recruitment, Assessment and School Relations Department is happy to announce that students may qualify for a transfer-level math and English course(s) with the implementation of California Assembly Bill 705.

California Community College research demonstrates that high school grade point average is the strongest, most reliable predictor of performance in college-level course work. Students will place using their high school transcripts if applicable. Students also have the right to take a transfer-level math, English and credit ESOL classes with the implementation of California Assembly Bill 1805.

Placement Options:

High School Transcripts

English 1A ¦ H.S. GPA of 2.6 and above OR English 1A with English 508ABC for H.S. GPA below 2.6
Math 13 ¦ H.S. GPA of 2.3 and above OR Math 13 with Math 213 for H.S. GPA below 2.3
Math 15 ¦ For Liberal Arts NO GPA minimum needed
Math 50 ¦ H.S. GPA of 2.6 and above OR Math 50 with Math 216 for H.S. GPA below 2.6 & no precalculus
Math 01 ¦ H.S. GPA of 2.6 and above OR Math 01 with Math 215 for H.S. GPA below 2.6

Chemistry 30A Challenge

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Guided Self-Placement
At Laney College, we want to help you succeed.  Your success starts when you enroll in courses that match your abilities and skills. The ESOL Guided Self-Placement is an important part in the enrollment process.  It will help you choose the courses that best fit your abilities and goals.

To begin, see the ESOL department Web site.

Chemistry 1A (CCDT) – Laney College has temporarily suspended this service.
Students wishing to enroll directly into Chemistry 1A please contact the Laney College Counseling Department.


Disabilities Students Program and Services (DSPS)

Students who need accommodations should contact (DSPS) at (510) 464-3428, room #E251 for more information. 
For more information please contact us at or call (510) 464-3259.