All NEW First Year and Transfer students (who do not have transferable Math and English college credit) MUST take both the Math and English Placement Tests. First Year students need to complete their Placement Tests at least 48 hours prior to attending Orientation or you will be asked to reschedule your Orientation session to a later date.

*If you are unsure if your transfer credit is satisfactory, please email placement@uwp.edu from your RANGER MAIL account. 

More information can be found in the sections below.

 

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Placement Testing

Any incoming first-year student that has applied and been accepted to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside will need to complete placement testing in both Math and English. World Language testing is optional for those students interested in studying a World Language at the college level. World Language testing is available in Spanish, French, and German.

Testing Delivery

All testing will be completed online through the UW Center for Placement Testing. We strongly encouage students to complete the exams on their home computers. 

How to Access Placement Exams

We strongly encourage students to complete placement testing on their own time using their home computers. 

To access the Placement Exams, please follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the UW Center for Placement Testing website 
  2. Click the "Registration Form" link. You will need to login using your Parkside username (everything before @rangers.uwp.edu in your email address) and password.
  3. Click the "Registration Form" link once more to be taken to the registration page.
  4. Fill out the registration form, we strongly suggest you list your Ranger Mail as the email.
  5. Check your email to enter the registration code that was sent to you. Make sure to check your junk/spam folder.
  6. After you enter the registration code, you will be sent an email from candidatesupport@scantron.com with instructions on how to take your placement exams online. This may take up to 20 minutes to receive. Again, make sure to check your junk/spam folder.
  7. Your email with testing instructions will include the link to the testing website, your username, and password. 
  8. Navigate to the testing website using the link in the instructions email and enter the username and password sent in your instruction email. 
  9. You will then see you have access to all five UW System exams. We only require first year students to complete Math and English testing. If you are wanting to study Spanish, French, or German at the college level, you may consider taking either the Spanish, French, or German placement exam. Again, first year students are required to only complete the Math and English test.
  10. You will see their is the option to take a sample test to become familar with the testing site. This is optional to complete.
  11. You will recieve confirmations after each test you complete. Please remember, it does take 7-10 business days to receive your exam results which is why you must complete testing at least two weeks prior to your New Student Orientation.

Scores

Students will receive their placement test scores during the course registration portion of their New Student Orientation session.

What If I Don't Have a Computer?

If you do not have access to a home computer you can attend an on-campus placement testing day. Testing days will be held on-campus on both December 10 & January 21. Registration for these testing days will open on October 3. These dates are reserved for those students who do not have access to a home computer.

Placement Testing Questions

For questions/assistance, please email placement@uwp.edu or give us a call at (262) 595-2721.

Placement Testing

Any incoming transfer, re-admit, or re-entry student that has applied and been accepted to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside that does NOT have transferable Math or English credit will need to complete placement testing. World Language testing is optional for those students interested in studying a World Language at the college level. World Language testing is available in Spanish, French, and German.

*If you are unsure if you have transferable Math and English credit, please email placement@uwp.edu from your RANGER MAIL account.

How to Access Placement Exams

We strongly encourage students to complete placement testing on their own time using their home computers. 

To access the Placement Exams, please follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the UW Center for Placement Testing website 
  2. Click the "Registration Form" link. You will need to login using your Parkside username (everything before @rangers.uwp.edu in your email address) and password.
  3. Click the "Registration Form" link once more to be taken to the registration page.
  4. Fill out the registration form, we strongly suggest you list your Ranger Mail as the email.
  5. Check your email to enter the registration code that was sent to you. Make sure to check your junk/spam folder.
  6. After you enter the registration code, you will be sent an email from candidatesupport@scantron.com with instructions on how to take your placement exams online. This may take up to 20 minutes to receive. Again, make sure to check your junk/spam folder.
  7. Your email with testing instructions will include the link to the testing website, your username, and password. 
  8. Navigate to the testing website using the link in the instructions email and enter the username and password sent in your instruction email. 
  9. You will then see you have access to all five UW System exams. You only need to complete the exam(s) you do not have transfer credit for. If you are wanting to study Spanish, French, or German at the college level, you may consider taking either the Spanish, French, or German placement exam. Again, please only complete the exam(s) you do not have transfer credit for.
  10. You will see their is the option to take a sample test to become familar with the testing site. This is optional to complete.
  11. You will recieve confirmations after each test you complete. Please remember, it does take 7-10 business days to receive your exam results which is why you must complete testing at least two weeks prior to your advising appointment. 

Testing Delivery (for those without transferable credit)

All testing will be completed online through the UW Center for Placement Testing. We strongly encouage students to complete testing using their home computer. 

What If I Don't Have Access to a Computer?

If you do not have access to a home computer you can attend an on-campus placement testing day. Testing days will be held on-campus on both December 10 & January 21. Registration for these testing days will open on October 3. These dates are reserved for those students who do not have access to a home computer.

Scores

Students MUST email placement@uwp.edu when exams are completed so that their scores can be accurately tracked. Students will receive their scores via email to their Ranger Mail account 48 business hours after the test(s) is completed.

Placement Testing Questions

For questions/assistance, please email placement@uwp.edu or give us a call at (262) 595-2721.

Placement Testing

Any incoming student that has applied and been accepted to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside to participate in the Early College Credit Program is eligible to participate in placement testing. Students who are approved and are planning on taking any Math, English, or World Langauge course or a course that has a Math, English, or World Language pre-requisite are required to take placement exams.

Testing Delivery

All testing will be completed online through the UW Center for Placement Testing. We strongly encouage students to complete the exams using their home computers. 

How to Access Placement Exams

We strongly encourage students to complete placement testing on their own time using their home computers. 

To access the Placement Exams, please follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the UW Center for Placement Testing website 
  2. Click the "Registration Form" link. You will need to login using your Parkside username (everything before @rangers.uwp.edu in your email address) and password.
  3. Click the "Registration Form" link once more to be taken to the registration page.
  4. Fill out the registration form, we strongly suggest you list your Ranger Mail as the email.
  5. Check your email to enter the registration code that was sent to you. Make sure to check your junk/spam folder.
  6. After you enter the registration code, you will be sent an email from candidatesupport@scantron.com with instructions on how to take your placement exams online. This may take up to 20 minutes to receive. Again, make sure to check your junk/spam folder.
  7. Your email with testing instructions will include the link to the testing website, your username, and password. 
  8. Navigate to the testing website using the link in the instructions email and enter the username and password sent in your instruction email. 
  9. You will then see you have access to all five UW System exams. Please only complete the test pertinent to the subject you are wanting to study.
  10. You will see their is the option to take a sample test to become familar with the testing site. This is optional to complete.
  11. You will recieve confirmations after each test you complete. Please remember, it does take 7-10 business days to receive your exam results which is why you must complete testing at least two weeks prior to your ECCP Orientation.

What If I Don't Have Access to a Computer?

If you do not have access to a home computer you can attend an on-campus placement testing day. Testing days will be held on-campus on both December 10 & January 21. Registration for these testing days will open on October 3. These dates are reserved for those students who do not have access to a home computer.

Scores

Students MUST email placement@uwp.edu once exams are completed so their scores can be accurately tracked. Students will receive their scores via email to their Ranger Mail account 48 business hours after the test(s) is completed. 

Placement Testing Questions

For questions/assistance, please email placement@uwp.edu or give us a call at (262) 595-2721.

Placement Testing
Any student who is currently enrolled at Parkside and needs to take a Placement Test will can complete testing online. 

How to Access Placement Exams

To access the Placement Exams, please follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the UW Center for Placement Testing website 
  2. Click the "Registration Form" link. You will need to login using your Parkside username (everything before @rangers.uwp.edu in your email address) and password.
  3. Click the "Registration Form" link once more to be taken to the registration page.
  4. Fill out the registration form, we strongly suggest you list your Ranger Mail as the email.
  5. Check your email to enter the registration code that was sent to you. Make sure to check your junk/spam folder.
  6. After you enter the registration code, you will be sent an email from candidatesupport@scantron.com with instructions on how to take your placement exams online. This may take up to 20 minutes to receive. Again, make sure to check your junk/spam folder.
  7. Your email with testing instructions will include the link to the testing website, your username, and password. 
  8. Navigate to the testing website using the link in the instructions email and enter the username and password sent in your instruction email. 
  9. You will then see you have access to all five UW System exams. Please only complete the test pertinent to the subject you are needing to test in.
  10. You will see their is the option to take a sample test to become familar with the testing site. This is optional to complete.
  11. You will recieve confirmations after each test you complete. Please remember, it does take 7-10 business days to receive your exam results.
  12. Please email us at placement@uwp.edu once you have completed the exams so we can track your results in a timely manner.

Scoring

Students MUST email placement@uwp.edu once they have completed their exams so that their scores may be accurately tracked. Test results take 48 business hours to receive. Once results are received, students will be emailed with their placement. 

Questions?
For questions/assistance, please email placement@uwp.edu.

Students requesting accommodations for the Online Placement Exams should do so through the UW Center for Placement Testing website.

Students who have taken the Advanced Placement test and have received credits are still required to take the Wisconsin Placement Tests (for Math and English) if we have not received your official scores from College Board.

After we receive your official scores, if your Placement based on your AP scores is higher we will adjust your course placement.

To review the AP equivalencies, please click here.

Questions? Email placement@uwp.edu.

Need to brush up on your Math, English, or Foreign Language knowledge before testing – check out these practice exams!
 

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

262-595-2721  |  placement@uwp.edu
 

NEW STUDENT SERVICES

Phone:
 
262-595-2721
 
Orientation: orientation@uwp.edu 
Placement:  placement@uwp.edu 
Early College Options: eccp@uwp.edu
Address: 

 
900 Wood Rd
Kenosha, WI 53144 
 
Location:  Student Center D105 
Parking: Parking Lot A 
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