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EPT Information and Registration for Graduate Students, Visiting Scholars, Faculty, and Staff

If you are a graudate student and are required to take the English Placement Test (EPT), you should take the on-campus EPT. If you are a visiting scholar, faculty or staff, you should contact the ESL program for ESL 592/3 (formerly ESL502/3) and don't register for the EPT.

*Online EPT is not offered to Graduate Students.

* Gradauate courses have been renumbered. Please check the changes in Interpreting EPT scores.

1) You can take the On-campus English Placement Test for Fall 2018 ESL courses.

  • If you would like to take ESL courses in Fall 2018, you can take Summer or Fall On-campus EPT.
  • Summer on-campus EPT dates: June 5 and 6, 2018
  • Fall on-campus EPT date: August 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24, 2018

2) The registration site for Summer/Fall 2018 On-campus EPT is available now.

Click this link to register: Summer/Fall On-campus EPT.

3) EPT Practice test (online version) is now available. Please follow the link below using the enrollment key.

You will need your Illinois NetID and AD password to register to the EPT test as well as the Practice test.

Click here for information on Illinois NetID.
Click here for information on AD password.

Please read the instructions carefully before you register.

To learn about the procedure, required materials, and other information about the On-campus EPT, please read the On-campus EPT Guide. (updated 5/3/2017)

It is strongly advised that students take the test before the start of instruction to receive the results in time for class registration.