Office of Educational Assessment



*The U.W. Academic Testing Center is currently closed and working remotely until further notice. We are working on offering various exams remotely also. Please check the page of the test that you need for details on remote options. We will update our pages when we have a return date, pending UW and public health approval. Please contact for any questions.*


  • As of September 2020, the FRENCH, GERMAN, ITALIAN, & SPANISH Placement exam is available as a remote test through the Testing Center registration. Information Here
  • As of June 2020, UW Testing Center may conduct remote proficiency testing on behalf of the Slavic Department (Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Romanian). Please email UW Testing Center. For Slavic Language placement testing, please contact the Slavic Department.
  • As of March 2020, the Math Department expects students wanting to enroll in MATH 111, MATH 120 or MATH 124 to take the Guided Self-Placement assessment. If you have further questions regarding Math courses, please contact the Math Department directly.


This website is for the University of Washington office that conducts academic placement testing and other various academic exams.

If you have cold- or flu-like symptoms, please stay home and contact us via email or phone to reschedule.

The O.E.A. Testing Center offers a wide variety of tests:

  • U.W. course exams
  • Undergraduate placement / proficiency
  • Graduate language Exam
  • College entrance tests

We provide disability accommodations and proctoring services for other educational institutions or agencies.

U.W. Testing Services can accommodate proctoring for outside school exams and non-U.W. students.

Tests offered are listed below.

Placement and Proficiency Exams

Undergraduate Placement Exams- AVANT TESTS– remote options
Undergraduate World Language – various options
Graduate World Language
Academic English Program (AEP) – remote options

Proctored Exams

UW Course Exams – not currently available
Social Work 505 Waiver – not currently available
Proctored Exams – not many options available

Credit by Exam

UW Students – not currently available
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) – not available until in person


Music History – not currently available
Music Theory – not currently available

Other Exams

ACTFL Language Proficiency – remote available through company
Institutional American College Test (I-ACT) – not available until in person
Miller Analogies Test (MAT) – not available until in person
VERSANT – options available
GRE® Subject Test – no september or october sessions