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School of Applied Technology and Technical Specialties

ESL Tests

Welcome to ESL testing. Plan on 2.5 hours to take the test. You’ll need a government-issued, photo ID and SLCC Student Number.

  • Grammar Reading test: 75 multiple-choice questions, 45 minutes.
  • Listening test: 30 multiple-choice, pre-recorded questions or scenarios, 35 minutes.
  • Reading Comprehension test: 32 written multiple-choice questions, 60 minutes.

Practice Resources

Taking the test and enrolling in the SAT

  1. Complete an online Application for Admission and pay the $40 fee. Your Student Number will be generated in 1-2 business days; you can get it by visiting our offices, waiting for a letter in the mail, or by accessing it online.
  2. Schedule a time to take the ESL test (CASAS) at one of the following locations and times.

South City Campus

  • 7:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Wednesday
  • Call 801-957-3267 to schedule a time or

    Make an Appointment

West Valley Center

  • TUESDAY: 5:45 p.m., WEDNESDAY: 6:45 p.m. or FRIDAY: 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • Call 801-957-2117 to schedule a time or

    Make an Appointment

  1. Fill out the SLCC Admission Application and obtain your Student Number
  2. Visit or call an SAT Advisor to make sure you qualify, to verify the exam is needed, and that it does not conflict with your training plan or financial aid.
  3. Have advisor fill out and email the SAT Challenge Exam Request form to the testing center (
  4. Call or email the testing center to make an appointment at 801-957-3257 or

Contact Us


South City Campus

1575 South State Street

Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

Room 2-153 - 2nd Floor

(Follow the sign that says SAT TESTING)

West Valley Center

3460 S 5600 W

West Valley City, Utah 84120

Please check in at the Front Desk

Contact Info


801-957-3257 (automated information)

801-957-3267 (appointments)

801-957-2117 (WVC Center information & appointments)

Fax: 801-997-3332