Spanish Placement Exam

Any student may take the Placement Exam to test out of the Spanish requirement or to determine what level of Spanish (I, II or III) to enter (unless he/she has already taken the Advanced Placement Test in Spanish - see the Advanced Placement Examination page for more information).

What to Do:

  1. For information about the test format and to see a demo, please click on the following link from the UC Davis Language Center: Placement Exams. (To go directly to the examination demo, please click the following link: Video Demonstration for Placement Exams.)
  2. Call the Language Learning Center - (530) 752-1508 - the day before and make a reservation to take the placement exam.
  3. Arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled time at the UC Davis Language Center which is located in 53 Olson Hall (downstairs).

What to Expect:

  1. You may only take the exam ONCE.
  2. The exam is computerized, takes about one hour and is very user-friendly.
  3. You will receive your results immediately.