The Center for Academic Enrichment provides English and math placement testing for incoming students to help you choose the most appropriate courses to enroll in. This testing is designed to help you make choices that will facilitate your academic success.
The English placement test will provide you with a “snapshot” of your current skills in college reading and writing. You must take the placement tests prior to registering for ENG 301, ENG 301A, ENGL 400,ENGL 401 or ENGL 401A.
The English placement test includes a reading test and a writing test. You should plan on 2 hours to complete the placement test.
See register box above for survey. You will receive an email after completing the survey that will provide you with information on what tests you need to take.
You will receive your placement test recommendations from your academic advisor as part of the course selection process. Placement test recommendations are usually forwarded to Academic Counseling within 1-2 business days of scoring.
With the exception of the calculus placement tests, your math and English placement test results are recommendations. The intent of the placement test is to give you an idea of which course(s) best match your current skills, and we have found that the placement test can reliably predict student success in a given course. Your academic advisor will discuss the recommendation with you and help you decide on the best course based on your current skills.
To register for calculus courses, you must pass the appropriate placement test or meet one of the criteria outlined in the MATH 424B and MATH 425 placement test descriptions. No exceptions will be granted. You may take a calculus placement test one time per semester. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us.
If you have a documented disability which requires testing accommodations, we recommend you contact Disability Services Coordinator, Jenessa Zurek at email@example.com or 603-641-4170 prior to registering for placement tests.
Appropriate documentation must be submitted to and approved by Disability Services to ensure the CAE is able to provide the necessary accommodations for placement tests. CAE staff are not qualified to determine whether or not a student needs accommodations, or what accommodations would be appropriate.
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