Prior to taking a Placement Exam, students should consult the Core Requirements page to determine if they are eligible for exemption from requirements based on previous coursework or test results.
Students interested in taking advanced courses or placing out of required classes should plan to take the appropriate placement exams listed below. Test results determine the appropriate course for which students may begin their studies.
- Some exams require advance registration with the department administering the exam
- High SAT II or AP scores may exempt students from placement exams, but students are encouraged to check with their advisors for confirmation
- Dictionaries are prohibited during all exams
- For exams that do not provide dates, times, or locations, or to verify the information given, students are advised to contact the appropriate department for details
Departmental Placement Exam Schedule
Physics Information Session and Placement Exam
For more information, visit the website or email Prof. Brian Cole.
Music Humanities Placement Exam
For more information, email Prof. Giuseppe Gerbino.
Chemistry Information Session and Placement Exam
For more information, email Dr. Vesna Gasperov.
Please note that the laboratory course (Chemistry UN1507) is a separate class.