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Frequently Asked Questions

Placement Testing FAQ

  • Do I have to take placement exams?

  • When can I take my placement tests?

  • How many times can I take the placement exams?

  • I am a sophomore/junior/senior at Illinois, and I never took my placement tests. Can I take them now?

  • I can’t log in. What should I do?

  • How do I find out my course placement?

Proficiency Testing FAQ

  • Which Advanced Placement scores does Illinois accept?

  • Which International Baccalaureate scores does Illinois accept?

  • I sent in my AP or IB scores. How do I know if I earned credit or not?

  • I took a departmental proficiency exam. How I do know if I earned credit or not?

  • My AP/IB credit is not showing up in Academic History or DARS. What should I do?

  • I did not have my AP scores sent to Illinois when I first came. What should I do?

FAQ on the "College and Career Success for All Students" Legislation

Get answers to frequently asked questions about the new AP and IB credit policies that result from the legislation.

FAQ on the State Seal of Biliteracy

Credit for the State Seal of Biliteracy is processed through the Office of the Registrar. Learn more.