Math and Chemistry Placement Exam Dates

Reservations are required for every exam.  All reservation requests must be submitted at least one week prior to the testing date.

To reserve a space, visit PLACEMENT EXAM RESERVATIONS.

Once your reservation is confirmed, you will receive an email with additional information and the reporting location for the exam.

Cancellation and Rescheduling Instructions

To cancel your reservation, notify Testing Services at testing@usc.edu as soon as possible.  In your cancellation request, make sure to include your name, USC ID number, the exam type, and testing date you originally reserved.

To reschedule a placement exam, simply make a new reservation online.

For questions, contact Testing Services at testing@usc.edu or 213-740-7166.

 

Math & Chemistry Placement Test Dates:
Fall 2017

New Students for Fall 2017 are eligible to complete the Math Placement Exam and Chemistry Placement Exam online as part of their Pre-Orientation Checklist

Continuing students must take the Math Placement Exam in person by making a reservation for one of the upcoming exam dates listed below

 

Materials to bring with you:

  • USC ID card
  • For new students without a USC ID card: a photo ID and your letter of admission to USC
  • Two #2 pencils
  • Pen
Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

Reservation Deadline:

September 1, 2017

 2:00 pm reservations only
contact Testing Services
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

Reservation Deadline:

October 6, 2017

 2:00 pm reservations only
contact Testing Services
Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

Reservation Deadline:

November 24, 2017

 2:00 pm reservations only
contact Testing Services
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

Reservation Deadline:

December 29, 2017

 2:00 pm reservations only
contact Testing Services

Please plan accordingly.

  • For Math, the test administration can take at least one and a half hours.
  • For Chemistry, the test administration can take at least one hour.
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of the test.
  • Students with disabilities who are not yet registered with USC Disability Services and Programs should contact their office at ability@usc.edu to make arrangements for testing accommodations at least two weeks prior to the scheduled placement exam date.