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The purpose of this exam is to determine your entry level to the language program of your choice.
Take the test
only if you have any prior experience in the chosen language.

By taking this test, you adhere to UD academic integrity standards.

Honor Pledge

 I understand that as a student of the University of Dayton, I am a member of our academic and social community.
I recognize the importance of my education and the value of experiencing life in such an integrated community. 
I believe that the value of my education and degree is critically dependent upon the academic integrity of the
university community, and so in order to maintain our academic integrity, I pledge to:
  • Complete all assignments and examinations by the guidelines given to me by my instructors;
  • Avoid plagiarism and any other form of misrepresenting someone else's work as my own;
  • Adhere to the Standards of Conduct as outlined in the Academic Honor Code.

In doing this, 
I hold myself and my community to a higher standard of excellence, and set an example for my peers to follow.

Placement Exams 2014

*Chinese  - *French - *German - *Russian -  *Spanish

To access the exam for any of the above languages, use the following password: languages
You will be required as well to enter the following information: first name / last name / student ID / UD mail address.

After completing the exam, your placement results will indicate the course you should register: 101 / 131 / 141 /
If your test result is Phase II, please follow the link at the end of the exam for further instructions.

Please notice that Phase II requires the use of a microphone.
If you need a PC to complete the test, please go the Language Learning Center located in HM305.
This center is opened Monday thru Thursday from 9:00 to 7:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 to 3:00 pm

Please click here to start your exam.

*Italian - *Latin

Please click here for a short video with instructions on how to join the Language Placement site.

After completing the exam, your placement results will indicate the course you should register: 101 / 131/ 141.
If your test result is Phase II, please contact us for further instructions.

Please click here to access the site. Next, click the Language Placements tab.  
Then on the left index, click on
Placement Tests  to find the Italian or Latin placement exam.


If you are planning to take courses in this language, please contact us.


If you have any other questions, call us at 229-2449,
send an email to Marcia Donohoo at
or stop by the Department of Languages, Humanities Center, Room 352.