University of Southern Indiana
Placement Testing

Placement tests help students transition smoothly from high school to their studies at USI. These exams provide information to help students select courses that correspond to their levels of achievement.

Most new students must complete at least one placement exam prior to advising and registration. These placement exams are taken on campus prior to a student’s orientation date (preferred) or on the assigned orientation date.

General testing information:

  • Tests are available in math, English, reading, and several foreign languages.
  • Testing on the assigned orientation date occurs at 7:00 a.m.
  • On the night before any orientation date, placement testing is available at 5:00 p.m.
  • A student ID number and photo ID are required to test.
  • Pre-registration for placement testing is not required.
  • Walk-in testing is available Monday – Friday (Central Time) 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Allow 1/2 hour to 1 hour for any one test.  Add an additional half hour for any additional testing.
  • Students with disabilities requesting special accommodations:
    • Must be registered with the Office Of Disability Resources.
    • Must schedule an appointment with Academic Skills 812/463-1743 at least two weeks prior to placement testing.
    • Documentation of disability must be received in Academic Skills prior to the appointment date.

Contact us with questions or to schedule an appointment.

Education Center Room 1111     812/464-1743

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