Intensive English Program (IEP) and conditionally admitted students must take the COMPASS placement test when they first arrive. ESL advisers consider the placement test scores, as well as the writing sample and oral interview to place students in the appropriate level. Students usually are registered for classes the same day they are placed. ESL advisers email placement test and orientation information to students when they are admitted.
New students: follow the link above to sign up for the placement test for the Fall 2016 semester. Choose "Select Event." Then choose the Placement Test option.
Students who request to take the ESL Placement test after September 1st will be charged a $75.00 Late Placement Test Fee. This fee must be paid before taking the late arrival ESL Placement Test. Classes start September 7th.
Students can retake the listening, reading, and grammar sections of the placement test. The cost to retake the test is $25.00. You can pay the fee by clicking: Pay Retake ESL Placement Test Fee ($25.00). The retake test is offered the Friday after classes start.
English as a Second Language is part of the World Languages Department, 219 Alexander, 734.487.0130