Loyola University Chicago


Placement Assessments

Get ready to complete your assessments!

Loyola placement assessments help place you in courses that best fit your skill level. This allows you to get the most out of your Loyola education and assists you in progressing through your academic program as successfully and efficiently as possible.

Placement Assessments

*See which placement tests you need to take at your status page.

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***If you are entering Loyola University Chicago through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, please click this link and follow the instructions provided regarding your specific placement assessments.

Deadline for Completion

Please refer to your orientation letter from Undergraduate Admissions for your specific placement assessment deadline. A completed class registration for classes cannot be guaranteed during Orientation if you do not complete your placement assessment(s) by your deadline.

2016 Freshmen Orientation DatesWriting/Foreign Language Placement Assessments Due By

June 13-14

June 16-17

June 3

June 20-21

June 23-24

June 10

July 7-8

July 11-12

June 24

August 24-25

May 22

2016 Transfer Orientation DatesWriting/Foreign Language Placement Assessments Due By

June 8

June 1

July 21

August 2

July 1

August 8

August 16

August 18

August 23


August 1

 Please note that these dates are for the Writing Placement and Foreign Language Placement exams. The Math Placement Assessment is a proctored exam given on campus.

If you cannot make the deadline, you should still complete your assessments as soon as possible to ensure that you can register for classes at Orientation.

Honor Code

Loyola holds you to a very high standard for honesty. You must take this exam without any assistance and to the best of your ability. By taking the exam, you have agreed to the above condition. Individuals found to have violated the Honor Code will be sanctioned by the University. The highest penalty is academic dismissal.

Accommodations for a Disability

To request accommodations for placement assessments for a documented disability, please call 773.508.3700. For more information and guidelines on verifying disabilities, please visit the Services for Students with Disabilities Website.

Questions? Contact the Placement Assessment Team at the Student Services Hub at placementtest@luc.edu or 773.508.7700.