About the International Baccalaureate Organization
- What is IB?
- New IB Policies: Learn about the course placements and academic credit policies that apply to all new students enrolling at the Urbana-Champaign campus during the 2017-2018 academic year.
Requesting IB Credit
IB exam score transcripts are typically received from the International Baccalaureate Organization in August, but we do accept them throughout the year. Any proficiency credit you earn is immediately posted to your academic record.
If you are expecting IB proficiency credit and do not see it in your DARS report, please contact us by phone (217) 244-4437 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to see whether your transcript was ever received. We do not accept test results from the student. All IB exam score transcripts must be sent directly from the IBO to our office. Our address is:
Measurement and Evaluation
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Room 247 Armory Building
505 East Armory Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
Click here to request that the IBO send your transcript to Illinois.
Sometimes your IB test results will give you a higher course placement than your placement test results. If test results from your IB exam and your placement exam generate conflicting placement messages, you may follow the higher placement message. Please discuss your options with your academic advisor.
Illinois recognizes the value of the IB Program. Nevertheless, you should be aware that there are times when it is in your best interest to take the actual course that corresponds to the IB credit. The course might better prepare you for the rigors of the next course in the sequence. Consult with your academic advisor, as this decision will often depend on your academic goals.