Loyola University Chicago


Placement 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. See which placement assessments you need to take in your Student Portal.

Placement Assessments

Deadline for Completion

Registration for classes cannot be guaranteed during Orientation if you do not complete your writing or foreign language placement assessment(s) at least one week before you attend orientation.

The math placement assessment will be available at 9:00AM on Day 1 and 2:00PM on Day 2 at first-year orientations, and 7:15AM at transfer orientations

Placement Assessment Deadlines

MathForeign LanguageWriting

Day of Orientation

One Week Before Orientation

One Week Before Orientation 


First-Year Orientation: 9:00AM on Day 1

Transfer Orientation: 7:15AM 



Honor Code

Loyola holds each of its students to a very high standard for honesty. You must take these assessments without any assistance and to the best of your ability. By taking the assessment, 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 Students with a Disability

To request accommodations for a documented disability, please call 773.508.3700. For more information, and guidelines on verifying disabilities, please visit the Student Accessibility Center website.


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