Language Placement Testing

Language Placement Testing

Select a campus below for more information about scheduling Language Placement Tests on your campus.

USF St. Petersburg campus

Language Placement Testing on the USF St. Petersburg campus is currently issued online through the Debbie Nye Sembler Student Success Center


Placement Test fee: $25

Language(s) Offered: French, Spanish

Required Materials:

  • Microsoft Teams

  • Camera

  • Microphone

  • USF Student ID

  • A Second Photo ID
  • Debit or Credit Card (for the exam fee)


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USF Tampa & USF Sarasota-Manatee campus

Spring 2022:

Language Placement Testing is offered both on the USF Tampa campus (CPR 419) and virtually on Microsoft Teams.

On-Campus testing at USF Tampa (CPR 419) is available on a walk-in basis, no appointment necessary. Please arrive at least 1 hour before we close to ensure that you have enough time to take the test. See the schedule below:

Starting on Monday, January 17th:

Tuesdays:  12:15pm - 4:15pm
Wednesdays:  10:30am - 3:30pm

Limited Virtual testing appointments are available (down below) on Thursdays for the Spring 2022 semester.

Virtual testing (for both USF Sarasota-Manatee and USF Tampa students) are by appointment only and proctors must be contacted using the link below to schedule an appointment. Make sure that in the link, you write your full first and last name, USF email, and USF ID (U#). Only one appointment must be made per student. You have the option to change your appointment, but you cannot change the appointment 24 hours before your appointment. 

* New Booking times will be released on a week-by-week basis due to the proctor's schedules. Please check back on the website if there are no any available proctoring times. Note that all testing times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Placement Test fee: $25

Language(s) Offered: French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish
*If you wish to take a placement test for a language that is not listed above, please read over the BYU Testing instructions.

Required Materials for On-Campus and Virtual Testing:

  • Photo ID
  • Debit or Credit Card (for the exam fee)

Additional Required Materials for Virtual Testing: 

  • Microsoft Teams
  • A laptop with a working camera
  • A laptop that can share screens
  • Microphone

Please note that a tablet will not work. Please make sure to use a computer that can screenshare and is able to use a camera at the same time. We will not be able to proctor if you do not have the requirements needed for the test. 

***Testing dates/times are always subject to change***

For more information about placement testing, please contact Patricia Boyd.
Do NOT email the test proctors with your questions.


BYU Tests (languages not listed under placement tests on USF Tampa's campus) are offered by appointment ONLY. Please email Patricia Boyd for more information.