Testing

Placement Testing Services - Overview

Hawai'i Pacific University students may need placement tests before registering for certain classes. The Center for Academic Success (CAS) offers placement testing services as follows:

  • Accuplacer Digital Literacy
  • Accuplacer English (writing)
  • Accuplacer Mathematics
  • Modern languages (Chinese, French, Hawaiian, Korean, Japanese, and Spanish) ON CAMPUS ONLY
  • Proctored testing for students who are eligible for ADA accommodations

On-CAMPUS Testing

Students taking a placement test on-campus should read "PLACEMENT TEST INFORMATION."  This explains HPU's placement tests for English (writing), math, modern languages (Chinese, French, Hawaiian, Korean, Japanese, and Spanish).  On-campus placement testing appointments can be scheduled HERE.

Off-island Testing

Off-island placement tests are limited to English (writing), math, and computer science.  Students taking a placement test off-campus should read "PLACEMENT TEST INFORMATION" and "PLACEMENT TESTING (OFF-CAMPUS)," which can be accessed by clicking the links on the right side of this screen.