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.

We recommend using Firefox when completing your placement assessments. Get it here.

***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

Registration for classes cannot be guaranteed during Orientation if you do not complete your placement assessment(s) by your deadline.

2017 Freshmen Orientation DatesWriting/Foreign Language Placement Assessments Due By

June 12-13

June 15-16

June 2

June 19 - 20

June 22 - 23

June 26 - 27

June 9

July 6 - 7

July 10 - 11

August 23 - 24

June 23


2017 Transfer Orientation Dates

Writing/Foreign Language Placement Assessments Due By

June 8

June 2

July 18

August 1

July 7

August 7

August 17

August 22

 August 4


 Please note that these dates are for the Writing Placement and Foreign Language Placement exams. The Math Placement Assessment is an in-person, proctored exam on-campus.

If you cannot complete your assessments by 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.