For questions or information,
Placement & Proficiency
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
I am a freshman.
I am a transfer student.
We will use your best ACT English, SAT Critical Reading, or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score unless your letter of admission states that you must take the English as a Second Language Placement Test (the EPT).
Only if you plan to take a chemistry course at Illinois and you have completed less than two years of chemistry in high school
Only if you have studied physics and plan to take a physics course at Illinois
Only if your letter of admission states this
Only if you studied a LOTE in high school but did not successfully complete at least 3 years of the same LOTE, or if you plan to continue with the language at Illinois
Chemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Physics, French, German, Latin, and Spanish - Be sure to complete the Academic Integrity statement first.
Chinese - After logging in, enroll yourself for the test, and be sure to do the Technology Check to make sure that your speaking and writing responses will be captured.
English as a Second Language (the EPT) - You will choose just one of the three on-campus test dates when you register (January 8, January 9, or January 11).
If you haven't taken any college-level composition course, we will use your best ACT English, SAT Critical Reading, or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score unless your letter of admission states that you must take the English as a Second Language Placement Test (the EPT).. If you have taken a college-level composition course, then your Rhetoric placement is based on your previously taken, transferable English courses. You must enroll in RHET 233 if you have earned at least one hour of transferable credit for academic writing but not enough to fulfill the Composition I requirement.
Only if you plan to enroll in a Calculus I or a lower-level math class
Only if you studied chemistry in high school, you have not earned college credit in chemistry, and you plan to take chemistry at Illinois. Check your handbook.
Only if you are required to take PHYS 211. Check your handbook.
Only if you studied a LOTE in high school, you have not earned college credit in the LOTE, and you plan to take courses in that same LOTE at Illinois. The College of Media requires that its students successfully complete the third level of a LOTE to fulfill the General Education language requirement. Check your handbook.