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University College Assessment Center

Empowering student success through accurate placement into OU courses is the primary focus of the University College Assessment Center. Individual assessments are available for math, reading and English.

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Hours of Operation

Assessments for Summer/Fall class placement are available now!

Office Hours:

Monday & Friday: 8 AM to noon and 1 PM to 5 PM

Testers should be seated by 10 AM for the morning test and by 3 PM for the afternoon test. Testers will not be seated after 3 PM any day without special arrangement. No appointment is necessary, and walk-in testers are welcome.

Closed Saturday and Sunday.

For additional information, email the Assessment Center at ucac@ou.edu.

Assessment Guidelines

Based on a student's submitted academic information, The University of Oklahoma may require an ALEKS Mathematics Placement Assessment, Accuplacer Reading Placement Assessment, and/or English Placement Assessment to determine readiness for various courses.

Math Placement Assessment

The ALEKS Placement Assessment helps determine approprite math level(s) for incoming and current OU students. The ALEKS Placement Assessment covers material from basic math through pre-calculus and will provide an accurate description of a student’s math skills and a recommended course placement. 

Note: Are you an incoming freshman at OU? Your Math Offer will be sent in March. For FAQs regarding the Math Offer, please click here. You can also login and see your Math Offer on your New Sooner Orientation registration confirmation page.

 

Learn more about Math Placement (ALEKS)

Reading Placement Assessment

There are no enrollment restrictions for students with an ACT reading sub-score of 19 or higher and/or an SAT Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score of 480 or higher. All incoming OU students with scores that do not meet this threshold are required to take a Reading Placement Assessment to determine whether they must take a developmental reading course before moving on to higher reading level courses.

Learn more about Reading Placement

English Placement Assessment

There are no enrollment restrictions for students with an ACT English sub-score of 19 or higher and/or an SAT Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score of 480 or higher. All incoming OU students with scores that do not meet this threshold are required to take a English Placement Assessment to determine whether they must take a developmental English course before moving on to ENGL 1113. There are no enrollment restrictions for students with an ACT English sub-score of 19 or higher or SAT 

Learn more about English Placement

Empowering student success through accurate placement into OU courses is the primary focus of all assessments. Therefore all work should result from the student’s own understanding and effort. (See OU’s Student Guide for Academic Integrity for additional information.) 

Learn more about Academic Integrity