Coates University Center
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200
Placement Exams help place you in the correct course level in certain areas of study. Not all placement exams are required, especially if you already have college credit on your academic transcript in a relevant area. The information below details when exams are taken and provides information as to who needs to take each exam.
Taken Prior to NSO:
Math Placement Exam
Dates Administered: June 17-August 15
Who should take it? All students; exceptions - students with earned Calculus AP credit or transfer credit from another institution
How do I take the exam? Log onto TLEARN. Under "My Courses", select Math Placement Exam.
Questions? Contact the Mathematics Department
Chemistry Placement Exam
Dates Administered: July 6-August 12
Who should take it? Any student planning to take a course in Chemistry; Exceptions - student with earned 4 or 5 on AP Chemistry Exam
How do I take the exam? Visit the Chemistry Department website. Select the "Entering New Students" link on left and log in using your Trinity username and student I.D. The time limit is 1 hour.
Questions? Contact Dr. Steven Bachrach
Taken During NSO:
Language Placement Exam
Who should take it? For Spanish, French, German, and Chinese, this questionnaire provides the best guidance as to who needs to take the exam. Students who have studied Latin or Ancient Greek prior to college should take the exam.
How do I take the exam? You will take the exam during NSO.
Questions? Contact Dr. Bladimir Ruiz (Spanish, French, German, Chinese) or Dr. Thomas Jenkins (Latin, Ancient Greek)
Taken After NSO:
Information Technology Skills Assessment
Date Administered: Following NSO
Who should take it? All students
How do I take the exam? Instructions will be emailed after fall classes begin.
Questions? Contact Professor Jacqueline Belisle