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UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.

Placement Testing Process

The Department of Higher Education requires all public institutions of higher learning to administer Placement Tests to all incoming freshmen with the goal of appropriate course placement for academic success.

Students CANNOT complete their first semester schedule until all Placement Tests are completed. Students' results will have a direct impact on their first-semester courses. Each admitted freshman is required to complete both math and English placement tests prior to attending their Orientation session.

Incoming freshmen will receive an email from the Orientation Office with links to the following:

As mentioned above, both must be completed prior to attending your Orientation session.