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Placement and Proficiency
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(217) 244-4437
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Information for Academic Advisors (last updated May 1, 2021)


  • New freshmen are required to take the ALEKS PPL math assessment even if they expect to earn AP or IB math credit.
    • New freshmen must complete their math placement test before choosing a Summer Registration date.
    • New transfer students are NOT required to complete the math test before registering for a summer advising appointment
    • Placement testing for 2021-2022 is underway.
  • Updated AP policies for 2021-2022 can be found here.
  • Updated IB policies for 2021-2022 can be found here.
  • The EPT schedule has been posted for the entire summer, whether a student needs to take both the Written and the Oral EPT or just the Oral EPT. Click here for more information. Students must register in advance.
  • The College Board has announced that AP scores will be delayed this year. Scores from Test Administrations 1 and 2 will be released in mid- to late July. Scores from Test Administration 3 will be released in mid-August. Further information should be announced soon.
  • The Korean Placement and Proficiency Test will be given on campus (not online) on August 20, which is the Friday prior to the start of Fall classes. Registration is open and will close on Friday, August 6. Students must wear a mask to be admitted to the testing room.

Other Information for Academic Advisors

  • How are ACT and SAT scores used?

  • What if my student's AP or IB scores are not in PNP?