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Edmonds College Placement Reciprocity

Washington State CTC Approved Placement Reciprocity Agreement Policy by Student Services Commission and the Instruction Commission.

Edmonds College now honors course placement from local skills assessment as well as course placement from pre-college math and English courses taken at any Washington State Community and Technical (CTC) colleges within a year.   

For all entering students at any Washington community and technical college, system policy provides that:

  1. A student who qualifies for a specific level of pre-college math, English, or reading, either through course completion or local skills assessment, will have that course placement level honored at another Washington CTC if the student so requests, even if the courses may not be exact equivalents.
  2. A student who qualifies for entry into college-level math, English, or reading, either through course completion or local skills assessment, will be considered to have met the entry college-level standard at every community and technical college.
  3. Students requesting reciprocity must initiate the process within one year of their initial placement assessment.

If you are seeking placement via the WA State Placement Reciprocity Agreement, please fill out the Placement Reciprocity Request Form and submit it to the Testing and Assessment Services office, located in MLT Hall, room 152.

In-Person: Students are required to bring a photo ID, the completed Placement Reciprocity form, and unofficial copies of test results or transcripts to the Testing and Assessment Services. 

Email or Fax: Scan to pdf a copy of your ID and unofficial transcripts to testingcenter@edcc.edu or fax 425.640.1803.

EdMail: You are required to use it! It is the way we communicate with you.

The college assigns all students EdMail (email) accounts within a couple of days after they register for their first class. Note: if you are a former student returning after time away from school, check with the Enrollment Services Office to confirm what email address we have on file for you. We use the address recorded in the Enrollment Services records. To gain access to your account, follow the steps at edcc.edu/edmail.