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Descriptions of all placement tests can be found in the “New Student” tab in the myUT Portal. Placement tests are given in math, chemistry and foreign languages.
Which placement tests do you need to take?
Please contact your admitted college at the numbers listed here to determine which placement tests you will need to complete.
When should you take the placement tests?
You need to take placement tests BEFORE you are advised and/or attend Rocket Transition. No appointments are needed; however,
each test lasts approximately 45 minutes. Please plan accordingly.
Where can you take placement tests?
Placement tests can be taken in the Memorial Field House, Room 1080.
Testing Center Hours Spring Semester 2013
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays 8:30am-4:45pm (Placement Testing 9am-4pm- all tests must be completed by close)
Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:30am-7:45pm (Placement Testing 9am-7pm- all tests must be completed by close)
The Test Center will be CLOSED on January 21 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), and from March 4-8 (Spring Break)
Testing Center Hours Summer 2013
M, T, F, 9am-4pm
Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9am-7pm
Saturday, May 18, 10am-2pm
Closed on Memorial Day (May 27)
June (orientationprograms June 3-29 including 3 Sat program dates)
T, W, R, F, 9am-7:45pm
Saturday, June 1 & 8, 10am-2pm
Saturday, June 15& 22, 9am-7:45pm
Saturday, June 29, 9am-4:45pm
July (orientation programs on July 8-12, July 18, and August 5-9)
July 1- 5, 9am till 4:45pm, closed Thursday the 4th of July.
July 8, 9am-4:45pm
July 9–11,9am-7:45 pm
July 12, 9am-4:45pm
July 15 - August 16, M-F, 9am-4:45pm
No appointment is needed.
Please bring a valid form of picture identification, and your Rocket Number, with you to the Test Center.
If you have any questions regarding placement tests, please call your college. Click here for college contact information.
DESCRIPTIONS OF PLACEMENT TESTS/ASSESSMENT
Mathematics Placement Tests
All baccalaureate degrees at UT require at least one mathematics course. The major you plan to pursue, your math ACT or SAT score, and/or the score(s) from your mathematics placement test(s) will be used by your adviser to determine your first mathematics course. UT offers three levels of math placement tests: elementary algebra, college algebra and trigonometry.
If you are admitted into the Exploratory Studies program (also YouCollege), please click here for math placement testing information.
Practice for Mathematics Placement Tests
The Mathematics Department provides a set of sample practice placement tests for you at
http://math.utoledo.edu/placement_index.html. It is strongly recommended that you take the sample practice placement test before attempting the placement test. On the mathematics department website, you will find information that describes how your placement test score will be used to assign your math course. Scratch paper is allowed on mathematics tests, but calculators are not. The mathematics department provides information and a few practice questions on its Website at
Foreign Language Placement Test
If you have one or more years of foreign language from high school, take the placement test in that language if you intend to continue it in college. The test covers grammatical structures, vocabulary, and reading comprehension.
French, German, Japanese, Latin, and Spanish foreign language placement tests can be completed at the Test Center (Field House, Room 1080). Other languages such as Arabic and Chinese must be scheduled through the Foreign Language Department.
Chemistry Placement Test
This test is composed of high school chemistry and mathematical concepts. You are strongly urged to review chemistry and math before taking the test so the results will place you at the correct course level. There are 44 multiple-choice questions, and use of a non-programmable calculator is permitted.
Practice for Chemistry Placement Test
The Chemistry Department provides information and a few practice questions on its website at http://homepages.utoledo.edu/ajorgen/practicequiz.asp . It is strongly recommended that you answer the practice questions before attempting the placement test.
If you have any questions regarding placement tests, please call an academic adviser in your college.