Language Placement Test


To remove your major's language requirement by showing proficiency in a given language (to place out of the language requirement).  To do this, you must come to the Language Resource Center on one of the days/times below to take a proctored computerized test in either French, German, or Spanish.  The test costs $10.00 and must be paid for at the the time you take the test with a credit or debit card (Mastercard/Visa only).  No cash is accepted.

Students should not take the placement test in a language they have not studied. They may not take the official placement exam proctored in the Language Resource Center more than twice. There is no placement test for English. Students whose native language is NOT English may fill out the form, PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATION FOR LANGUAGES NOT TESTED AT UNC CHARLOTTE.

For more information, see Requirements and Policies.

The test will be given in the Language Resource Center on the 4th floor of the College of Education Building (COED 434) on the following dates. Please arrive 10 minutes early. The test takes 10-45 minutes.

Fall 2017 
Thursday, August 24th, 9:00 am
Monday, August 28th, 8:00 am
October 17th, 9:00 am
Thursday, October 19th, 9:00 am
Tuesday, October 24th, 9:00 am 
Friday, October 27th, 9:00 am 
Tuesday, October 31st, 9:00 am
Friday, November 3rd, 9:00am 
Tuesday, November 7th, 9:00 am 
Thursday, November 9th, 9:00 am 

Which Languages?

Placement Tests are only offered in French, German, and Spanish.


  • Please be PROMPT at the appointed testing time. Once the test begins, late arrivals will have to wait until another time.
  • Bring with you a valid picture ID. (i.e. Student ID)
  • Bring a valid credit or debit card (Mastercard/Visa only). You must know your 800 ID number.
  • All material must be cleared off your computer station during the testing period.

When Do I Get My Test Results?

You will see your score on the screen as soon as you have completed the test. You will also see your level of proficiency. Test scores are posted to your student account within 24 hours. If you have questions about your placement, please consult with the test administrator.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions or are not sure which test you should take, please visit the Department of Languages and Culture Studies located in room COED 439, or contact the following:

Samantha Roberts
COED 439
phone: 704‑687‑8754


Dr. Anabel Aliaga-Buchenau
COED 441
phone: 704‑687‑8765