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Assessment Centre

Assessment Centre Update

Sheridan’s Assessment Centre continues to support students remotely. Starting February 22, 2022, we are offering limited in person appointments at our assessment centres to:

  • Sheridan students who have documented academic accommodations through the Accessible Learning Office
  • Sheridan applicants who are required to take pre-admission tests (such as the English Proficiency Assessment or Mature Student Test) and cannot take the assessments online
  • Sheridan students writing a make up test

Our in-person office hours for the Fall term are:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Walk-in appointments will not be accepted.

To book all appointments, including in-person and virtual, please click on Booking a test below.

For our centre locations and/or to contact an Assessment Specialist, please see Locations and Contacts below.

If you are a Sheridan applicant and have a confirmed appointment to write your test in person, in order to access the campus, please review our visitor instructions, and be sure to watch the training video and download the Sheridan Alert app prior to your test date. When you arrive, please check in with Security at a designated entrance.

The Sheridan Assessment Centre provides services to Sheridan applicants, students and faculty by administering admission and placement assessments.

Accessible formats of information on this page may be made available to students with disabilities, upon request. Please contact the Assessment Centre at one of our three campuses (emails listed under Locations and Contacts below).

  • The Assessment Centre continues to support Sheridan students and applicants virtually. We are offering a limited number of in-person appointments for the English Proficiency Assessment and Mature Student Assessment as well as appointments for students who have documented academic accommodations through the Accessible Learning Office and make up tests.

    To book your pre-admission test, please click on the link that corresponds to your campus below:

    HMC Campus - Mississauga:
    Trafalgar Campus - Oakville:
    Davis Campus - Brampton:

    Proctoring of External, ESL Placement, or Academic Upgrading Placement tests is currently suspended. If you need to write one of these tests, please contact your instructor or the appropriate office, and they will make other arrangements with you.

    IMPORTANT: The below links direct you to the online booking site for the Sheridan Assessment Centre. We deal with academic-related tests and assessments only; we are not a COVID-19 testing facility. If you have any questions about COVID-19 assessments, please have a look at this guide on Sheridan Central.

  • Proof of Fee Payment

    If you are an international student writing an ESL test, bring proof that your tuition has been paid so that you can be exempted from paying the test fee.

    Davis: Fees are to be paid in advance of writing your test, with debit only, at the registration office during regular hours of operation. If the registration office is closed, you may pay at the Assessment Centre, provided that you have Interac. The Assessment Centre staff cannot receive cash or accept credit card payment. In either case, you will be issued a receipt. Bring your receipt with you to the Assessment Centre when coming to write your test.

    Hazel McCallion Campus: Fees are to be paid at the Assessment Centre – room A246 with debit only.

    Valid Photo Identification

    A valid photo ID must be presented to the Assessment Centre clerks at the time you write your test. Examples of valid photo ID’s include a current driver’s licence or Sheridan College Student Card.

    Confirmation from Admissions Office

    If you have been asked to complete a test by the Admissions office, you will have received an email indicating the type of test required. Bring a copy (either electronic or print the email) with you to the Assessment Centre when you write your test. You are also required to bring your Student ID Number in addition to your photo ID.

    What is NOT Permitted?

    • Calculators and dictionaries are NOT permitted unless specifically indicated in writing by the Instructor prior to test.
      • If you have permission to use a calculator or dictionary, please bring your own since the Centre does not provide these materials.
    • Personal affects or other materials not permitted during the test must be stored in the storage areas indicated by the Assessment Centre staff prior to writing your test.
    • Cells, PDA’s or other personal communications equipment must be turned off and stored with other personal effects away from the writing area.
    • Please note – out of respect for others writing exams, family members will NOT be permitted to sit in the Assessment Centre during your exam.
  • English Proficiency Assessment or Mature Student Assessment

    Your results will be available on your Sheridan Application Portal in approximately 5 business days. You can view your results when you log into your Sheridan Application Portal beside your application status.

    Explanation of Assessment Scores

    Upgrading Assessment

    For upgrading test results, please contact the Upgrading department.

    ESL Assessment

    For ESL results, please contact the ESL department.

  • The tests we administer are listed below.

    Test Fees
    Academic Upgrading Assessment No Fee
    English Proficiency Assessment $45
    ESL tests $30
    Language Assessments No Fee
    Mature Student Assessment Tests $35
    Ontario Apprenticeship Skills Exemption Examinations $150
    Proctoring services for other educational institutions $75
    Rewrite Fee (New) $15
    Make Up Test $25


    Please Note: Payments are to be made by debit only directly at the Assessment Centre (Davis – room B117 and HMC – A246) during regular business hours on the day of your test.

  • Mature Student Equivalency Testing (MSET) and English Proficiency Assessment (EPA) live virtual information sessions are now being offered to applicants through Zoom meetings:

    The virtual information sessions will take place:

    • Mature Student Equivalency Testing session – Every Tuesday at 1 p.m.
    • English Proficiency Assessment session – Every Thursday at 1 p.m.

    To receive the link to the live virtual information session, applicants should email Olga Bukovynskyy at least 30 minutes before the start of the information session.

Locations and Contacts

Davis Campus (Brampton)

Room B117
Campus location and directions

Contact us

905-459-7533, x5288


Mon‐Friday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Thurs: 5 p.m.–8 p.m.
(Please contact the centre to inquire about evening hours)

Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga)

Room A246
Campus location and directions

Contact us

905-845-9430, x2476


Mon‐Friday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Trafalgar Campus (Oakville)

Room BB26
Campus location and directions

Contact us

905-845-9430, x8100


Mon‐Friday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
(Please contact the centre to inquire about evening hours)

Assessments and Tests

ALS Assessment

Students registered with Accessible Learning Services are asked to follow a few simple steps when booking an assessment.

Apprenticeship Exemption Test

Sheridan is a ministry-approved Apprenticeship Exemption Test centre, authorized through the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development (MAESD), for both apprentices and non-apprentices.

English Proficiency Assessment

Some applicants are required to successfully complete an English language proficiency assessment to determine their eligibility to meet Sheridan’s admission requirements.

ESL Assessment

An ESL Placement Test may be required for students applying to PGASE - English Language Studies (ESL) at Sheridan.

Language Assessment - Communication Course Placement Challenge

Students placed in the Communication Foundations (COMM 19997) communications skills course can challenge their placement through a Language Assessment.

Math Equivalency Tests

Students who apply to Sheridan’s certificate and diploma programs who do not have the required secondary school credentials for admission into the program, must demonstrate their ability to work at the postsecondary level by completing an equivalency test.

Mature Student Testing

Mature student testing may be required for applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for their specific programs. In that case, a student may be requested by the admissions office to complete a Mature Student Test for English, math or science.

Make Up Tests

Make Up Tests are available to Sheridan students who have missed an in-class exam, quiz, or assignment for reasons beyond their control.
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