Accommodations for Placement Exams

Placement exam accommodations for incoming students

Indiana University Bloomington requires incoming students to take several online placement exams. The Office of First Year Experience Programs recommends taking these exams at your earliest convenience prior to your New Student Orientation program.

  • Math Placement Exam (required for all incoming freshmen and most transfer students)
  • Foreign Language Placement Exam (required for all incoming freshmen and most transfer students)
  • Chemistry Placement Exam (required for students in science majors who will be taking chemistry courses as well as students in certain health professions programs)

There also are optional placement exams in biology, chemistry, and calculus that are offered during New Student Orientation.

Learn more about placement exams