As part of The College at Brockport's
General Education Program
students need to satisfy a foreign language requirement. All students who have studied a foreign language in high school are strongly encouraged to take the Foreign Language Placement Exam. Students who successfully place above the 111 level through testing will waive the 111 level course.
Foreign Language Placement Exams are offered in:
To arrange placement testing for all other languages, please contact the
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
by calling (585) 395-5840 or visiting the Department located in room 131 of the Liberal Arts Building.
The exam is conducted through BlackBoard and takes approximately one (1) hour to complete. The format of the exam consists of multiple-choice questions focused on grammar and reading comprehension.
All foreign language exams are administered in the Drake Memorial Library - Room 53. View the library floor plans.
Exam registration is online and is currently available (Register now). Students will need to have access to BlackBoard before registering for the exam. Students are required to show photo identification on the day of the exam they are registered for before being allowed to take the exam.
*Please Note* - Students can take a language placement exam only one (1) time.
|Exam Number||Day of the Week||Date||Time|
|1||Monday||February 1||12:20 pm - 1:20 pm|
|2||Thursday||February 25||2:00 pm - 3:00 pm|
|3||Monday||March 21||1:25 pm - 2:25 pm|
|4||Thursday||March 24||11:00 am - 12:00 pm|
|5||Thursday||April 14||12:30 pm - 1:30 pm|
|6||Monday||April 25||1:25 pm - 2:25 pm|
If you have questions about the Foreign Language Placement Exam, please contact:
Assessment and Testing Coordinator, Emeriti
Office: Albert W. Brown Building, 247
Phone: (585) 395-2666