This Orientation is an important beginning to your studies at the Peralta Community College District. We will be providing you with important information on a variety of topics including academics, immigration, safety, transportation, and much more!
We ask that you pay attention and try to learn as much as you can.
Fall 2017 Orientation Materials:
- Fall 17 – International Student Handbook (pdf)
- Fall 17 – Orientation Presentation (pdf)
- Fall 17 – Academic Matters (pdf)
- Fall 17 – Immigration & Status Matters (pdf)
- Fall 17 – AC Transit – International Services (pdf)
If you have any questions, please contact our office at (510) 466-7380 or by email email@example.com.
All students must take an assessment exam because the results will be used by our counseling staff to assist you in selecting the appropriate courses.
Our office has reserved ESL/Math Assessment Tests for you to take at Laney College which will take place at the Welcome Center, Building A, Room A-109. After taking this test, you will be required to attend the ESL Orientation at Laney College to receive your scores and become familiarized with the ESL program. (Note: You will need to also attend the mandatory International Student Orientation taking place on Friday, August 11th at 8:00am at the Peralta Community College District Board Room. You may RSVP for that event here: https://fall2017orientation.eventbrite.com).
- August 9th @ 12:00pm noon (ESL Orientation 8/14 @ 3pm) – Reserve your space here: https://laneycollegeassessment8-9-17.eventbrite.com
- August 15th @ 3pm (ESL Orientation 8/16 @ 10 am) – Reserve your space here: https://laneycollegeassessment8-15-17.eventbrite.com
If the times above do not work you may contact the assessment offices at the colleges to sign up directly for a different date (See information below):
Berkeley City College (ESL and Math)
To sign-up for an assessment session, please stop by the assessment office (Room 121, 2050 Center Street), call (510) 981-2804, (510) 981-5002 or email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
All students must complete the online orientation and bring proof of completion certificate to the placement exam – http://www.studentpathway.com/peralta/berkeley/
College of Alameda (ESL only)
ESL tests can only be scheduled in-person at the Assessment Center located in the L-Building, room L-236 or by phone at (510) 748-5267
Must complete the online orientation and print out your certificate of completion and bring it with you to your assessment test appointment. – http://www.studentpathway.com/peralta/alameda/
Reserve ESL Assessment test here: http://laney.edu/900-900/assessment-test-online-appointment-scheduling/