Due to unexpected problems with the testing infrastructure, this exam will begin Thursday at noon PDT.  You do not need to register again or contact us about you registration; we cannot access data either.  Very sorry, more information Thursday morning.


Exams are offered on selected dates during the academic year and summer sessions and are not on demand.  Please check the calendar on our website for upcoming exam administrations.


  • For this exam only, there is no six month wait period.
  • Exams registration links are accessible only to currently registered, matriculated students. 
  • Registration is for the next scheduled exam; registration for future exams is not available. 


Taking the Exam

Registration at least two business days in advance of the test start time is required.  Click on the link(s) below to register ("request permission").

You will receive an email the morning of the exam with testing instructions. This is the only notification you will receive.


Exam Results

  • The results of your placement exam will be uploaded to your student record  the next day by 3:00PM
  • Exams are subject to cancelation or logistical changes at any time.




CLICK HERE FOR MATH PLACEMENT EXAM (Register to Test/Request Permission)

CLICK HERE FOR CHEM PLACEMENT EXAM (Register to Test/Request Permission)


Students with Disabilities

Students with documented learning disabilities or physical impairments requiring accommodation must contact the USC Office of Accessibility Services at least two weeks prior to the testing date.

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