UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Placement Testing

Residual Placement Testing

The following information explains the Residual Placement Testing Program.  Residual Placement Testing dates in January, June, and August and are only open to new UWRF students.  These tests are your next step in the enrollment process and are required for all new UWRF students who did not complete the Placement Tests during the Regional Testing Program.

Where do I take them?  

The Residual Placement Tests are held in the University Center Ballroom on the UWRF campus.

When do I take them?  

Residual Placement Tests are held at UWRF in January for students starting in the Spring Semester and in June and August for students starting in the Fall Semester. 

  • Spring 2019 Testing Date: Wednesday, January 23rd
  • Fall 2019 Testing Dates: Coming Soon!

What time are the tests?  

You should report to the University Center Ballroom at least 15 minutes prior to the first test you wish to take. The schedule for the Residual Testing Program is below:

  • Math Test: 1:00pm
  • English Test: 2:45pm
  • World Language Test: 4:30pm

How do I sign up? 

There is no sign up required for the Residual Placement Testing Program dates. Simply show up and test with us! 

What should I bring with me?  

A photo ID (driver's license, passport, high school student ID, etc.) and a non-graphing calculator if you're planning to take the math test. Students will not be allowed to test without a photo ID.

Where should I park?  

You can park for free in any legal space in Pay 1 Lot (next to North Hall) with the temporary permit provided for you in your New Student Registration confirmation email.  Reference the campus map to view the parking lot location. 

What if I can't attend any of the Residual Placement Testing dates?   

Contact Admissions & New Student and Family Programs at 715-425-3500 or NSFP@uwrf.edu for more information on how to complete the Placement Tests.

If you are able to take the Placement Test in the spring, please take the time to sign up! If you're unable to attend any of the dates listed on the sign up web site, these Residual Testing Program dates are available to you as a new UWRF student.

Questions?

Give us a call at 715-425-3500 or email us at NSFP@uwrf.edu.