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EPT Information and Registration for Undergraduate Students

If you are an undergraduate student and are required to take the English Placement Test (EPT), you can take either online EPT in Summer (June through August) or on-campus EPT in August 2017 for Fall 2017 ESL courses.

1) The Online English Placement Test will begin in June, 2017 for Fall 2017 ESL courses. See the section below (under "Online English Placement Test" for test dates).

2) Or, you can take the On-campus English Placement Test.

  • If you would like to take ESL courses in Fall 2017, you can take On-campus EPT in June or August.
  • Dates for Summer On-campus EPT: June 6, 7, 8, 2017 (June 7, 2017 is reserved for MSA students only)
  • Fall On-campus test dates: August 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25, 2017
  • In order to ensure the ESL course registration for Fall, please take the test on earlier dates. Also, capacity for August 24 and 25 tests will be less than 40.

3) The registration site for Summer On-campus EPT is available now.

Please click this link to register: SUMMER ON-CAMPUS EPT REGISTRATION LINK

4) The registration site for Summer Online EPT is available now.

Please click this link to register: SUMMER ONLINE EPT REGISTRATION LINK

5) The registration site for Fall On-campus EPT will be available early June 2017.

 

Online English Placement Test

You are highly encouraged to take the Online English Placement Test to ensure that you can get your EPT results before your initial advising appointment. This will allow you to discuss the results with your advisor before registering for fall classes.The Online English Placement Test (EPT) is only available to undergraduate students. Graduate students must take the On-campus EPT.

Test dates:

  • Test window 1: June 5-7, 2017
  • Test window 2: June 19-21, 2017
  • Test widnow 3: July 10-12, 2017
  • Test window 4: July 24-26, 2017
  • Test window 5: August 7-9, 2017 (Tentative)

 

To take the Online English Placement Test, you are required to have the following:

- UIUC NetID and AD Password
- a pair of earphones
- a microphone

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

** The only difference between the Online EPT and the on-campus EPT is the test delivery format. The grading criteria, required courses, and other administrative details are the same. **

 

On-campus English Placement Test

If you cannot take the Online EPT, you can take the on-campus EPT.
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).

You will need your Illinois NetID and AD password to register.

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

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

** The only difference between the Online EPT and the on-campus EPT is the test delivery format. The grading criteria, required courses, and other administrative details are the same. **