Loyola University Maryland

Language Learning Center

Proctored Placement Tests

Proctored Placement Tests

The language requirement at Loyola is the 104 level. Students who place higher than the 104 level on Loyola’s language placement test may be exempt from the foreign language core requirement, pending confirmation from Loyola’s Modern Languages and Literatures department after a proctored on-site placement test. If you would like to seek the language core requirement exemption through the placement test, you must take the proctored, on-site placement test.

This test will be no more than 50 minutes. Students who receive the exemption will complete one additional free elective instead of the foreign language core requirement. In the case you do not place above the 104 level on the proctored, onsite test, the department and AASC will work together to place you into the proper level of a language class. We strongly recommend that you take the proctored, on-site placement test as early in your first year as your schedule allows. The proctored, on-site placement exam must be completed by the end of the fall semester in order to be eligible for exemption.

If you are happy with your level placement, there is no need to take the proctored test.

If you would like to review before the test, we recommend that you use these free online Refresher Courses.

Bring a photo ID, your Loyola ID#, and password with you when you come to take your placement test. 


Spring Semester: Proctored placement tests will be offered every other Tuesday at 3pm, every other Wednesday at 9am, and every other Friday at 2:30pm, except when the LLC is closed for breaks. See exact dates below.

Tuesdays at 3:00pm

January 24th 

February 7th

February 21st

March 21st

April 4th

April 18th

May 2nd

Wednesdays at 9:00am

January 18th

February 1st

February 15th

March 1st

March 15th 

March 29th 

April 12th

April 26th

Fridays at 2:30pm

January 27th 

February 10th 

February 24th

March 24th 

April 21st