Foreign Language Assessment Procedures

Placement Tests May Be Taken ONLY ONE TIME By:

  • Students with experience in French or Spanish
  • Students with some knowledge in German
  • Students pursuing a double major or a minor in a foreign language

Testing Information:

  • Photo ID Required (NO EXCEPTIONS)
  • Testing Services Center, Lawshe 118, (219) 989-2504
  • No appointment is needed (Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
  • Once the semester begins students enrolled in basic language courses can only take the placement test during the first week of classes and not thereafter

Foreign Language Testing FAQs:

  • Eligible courses for French or Spanish include Levels I – IV
  • Eligible courses for German include Levels I – III
  • Student’s test score will determine placement
  • Student is then required to take and successfully pass a higher-level course in the same language
  • Upon completion, student must contact the FLL Department located in CLO 313 or via telephone at (219) 989-2632 in order for the credits to be applied