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.


Placement Test Dates for 2018 only


Friday, October 12, 2018, 2:00-2:45pm

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 8:30-9:15am

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 8:30-9:15am

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 1:15-2:25pm

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 8:30-9:15am

Friday, November 16, 2018, 2:00-2:45pm

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 8:30-9:15am

Friday, November 30, 2018, 2:00-2:45pm

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 12:00-12:45am

Friday, December 7, 2018, 2:00-2:45pm

*****This December 18th placement test is cancelled due to scheduled power outage *****

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 8:30-9:15am

Spring 2019 placement test schedule


9th Wednesday 1:25-2:30pm
15th Tuesday 8:25-9:20am 
22nd Tuesday 8:25-9:20am 
30th Wednesday 1:25-2:30pm 


5th Tuesday 8:25-9:20am  
13th Wednesday 1:25-2:30pm 
19th Tuesday 8:25-9:20am 
27th Wednesday 1:25-2:30pm 


12th Tuesday 8:25-9:20am 
20th Wednesday 1:55-2:50pm 
26th Tuesday 8:25-9:20am


3rd Friday 1:25-2:30pm 
9th Tuesday 8:25-9:20am 
16th Tuesday 8:25-9:20am 
23rd Tuesday 8:25-9:20am 
25th Thursday 8:25-9:20am 


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:

Bridget Stipicevic @
COED 439
Phone: 704-687-8754

Julia Geaney-Moore @
COED 439
Phone: 704-687-8754