Skills Assessment

The Skills Assessment Inventory is an exam for incoming students that assesses proficiency and skill levels.

All incoming freshmen and undergraduate transfer students must complete the Skills Assessment Inventory (SAI) administered by the Learning Center before registering for classes. You’ll be given a maximum of three hours to complete the SAI.

There are four sections:

  • reading (including vocabulary and reading comprehension)
  • written essay
  • math
  • chemistry

Upcoming Testing Dates

SAI Dates & Times Room Location
Friday, November 20th at 1PM BFAC 108
Monday, December 7th at 10AM ALT 158
Monday, January 11th, 2016 at 10AM ALT 158


Pre-registration is required. Please contact the Connections office at (716) 829-7766 to register for your SAI and academic advisement appointment.

Your Scores

Your SAI test will be evaluated by specialists in the Learning Center and your scores will be shared with your academic advisor, who will help you select and register for appropriate classes.

Review Links for Skills Assessment Test




Learn more


Kelly Higgins
SAI Coordinator/Access Counselor

Campus location: KAB 409
Phone: (716) 829-7771


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