The first step to taking a Spanish class at Valpo is to take the Spanish Placement Exam.

Whether you plan to major or minor in Spanish, or just plan to take a Spanish class for fun (or to fulfill a language requirement), your very first step is to take the Spanish Placement Exam.

1 – Enter the username and password below

Username = webexam
Password = valpo383

2 – Indicate the reason for taking the exam

Choose “Placement – Summer FOCUS”

3 – Complete the survey

When you complete the required survey on your previous language study, click on the START TEST button at the bottom of the screen to begin the exam.

4 – Take the exam

You will have 90 minutes to complete the exam.  Once you answer the last question, you will have the option to review and change your answers to earlier questions by using the PREVIOUS button.  When you are ready to submit your exam, click on END EXAM at the bottom.

5 – Note your placement

  0 –  15 correct  = Spanish 101
16 –  37 correct  = Spanish 102
38 –  49 correct  = Spanish 203
50 –  69 correct  = Spanish 204
70 +      correct  = Spanish 220-230-231

6 – Print off your results

Once you complete the exam, you will see your results on the screen.  Print off this page for your records and bring it with you when you come to campus for Summer FOCUS.

Begin the exam:

 Login here

(See step 1 above for username/password)


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Meet Bethany
Bethany placed into Spanish 204 after taking the placement exam.
She combined Spanish with a second major in Secondary Education. Bethany studied abroad in Zaragoza, Spain, and blogged about here experience there.