Administrative Rules


Assessment (Local)



Based on Board Policy:

D-4, Assessment, Placement and Development Courses

Recommended by Council/President:

Academic and Campus Affairs Council

Date Approved/Amended:

11/5/1997; amended 11/18/98, 07/31/00, 02/12/03, 02/14/03, 02/02/07, 06/03/11


Value Statement 


Austin Community College District is committed to the success of all students and, when necessary, providing remediation and support for those students who are not college ready.


Administrative Rule


Austin Community College District will utilize COMPASS and ASSET (by ACT) as its placement tests for Reading, Writing, and Mathematics.


Austin Community College District will utilize the ESL Placement Test (by ACT) as its placement test for students whose primary language is not English as mandated under Administrative Rule 4.04.021


Placement charts with the cut-off scores are recommended by the appropriate department to the Assessment and Advising Committee.  The Assessment and Advising Committee reviews the placement charts and submits its recommended placement charts to the Student Services Council and Academic and Campus Affairs Council for approval.


Placement charts approved by the College for use with ACC students are published in the Advising Procedures Manual.





Stephen B. Kinslow