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Math Placement Assessments

Incoming students interested in taking Calculus I or II may need to take a placement assessment to determine course readiness. Students can learn about these assessments on the Mathematics Placement TLearn page, and—if required—take the appropriate exam during the summer. For the Calculus I placement assessment, students can use the placement platform to work on their skills and retake the assessment again throughout the summer. The Calculus II placement assessment may only be taken once.

The math placement assessments are available June 7–Aug. 20, 2021, and the deadline for initial attempts is June 16, 2021.


Chemistry Placement Exam

All students who intend to take chemistry at any point in their college career need to take the chemistry placement exam. Students who will need to take chemistry at Trinity University include all chemistry, biology, geosciences, neuroscience, and engineering science majors and anyone planning on going to medical school, veterinary school, or a medical-related field. Students can take this exam only once.

The chemistry placement exam is available June 7–Aug. 13, 2021


Language Placement Exams

Students who are interested in placing in a higher foreign language course or placing out of a language requirement will be required to take a language placement exam. 

The following language exams are available online: Spanish, French, German, Chinese, and Latin. Students wanting to take Ancient Greek, Italian, Japanese, or Russian, should contact Bruce Holl. Students wanting to take Classical Greek should contact Tim O'Sullivan.

Language placement exams will be administered online on June 7 and June 11, 2021, from 2–4 p.m. CT. Students must register for the exam by June 1 through the language placement exam form, which was emailed to them.

Music Theory Proficiency Exam

All students seeking enrollment in the music theory course sequence must take this exam.

The music theory proficiency exam is available June 1–Aug. 25, 2021.

Summer 2021 Placement Exam Schedule

Date Placement Exam Time
June 1 Music theory proficiency exam opens Can take at any time
June 7 Language placement exam 2–4 p.m.
June 7

Chemistry placement exam opens

Math placement assessment opens

Can take at any time
June 11 Language placement exam 2–4 p.m.
August 13 Chemistry placement exam closes Can take at any time
August 20 Math placement assessment closes Can take at any time
August 25   Music theory proficiency exam closes Can take at any time