Language Testing

Language testing is offered for USU students in the Department of World Languages and Cultures. You can set up an appointment in Main 204, 435-797-1209 or by contacting our staff using the information below. We offer testing Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. We test in the following languages: Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. The placement tests are for the lower division classes. Portuguese and Korean Speakers need to contact our office. The testing fee is $35. You pay for the test at the registrar's office (TSC 246) or by contacting our staff to pay online. You may pick up the form for the test payment in Main 204 or make a copy from the webpage. The test must be paid for before you take the test. Bring the payment form, receipt, and a photo ID with you when you come to take the test. You need to have an appointment to take the test.

Contact Information

Darla Moore

Darla Moore

Staff Assistant III

Department of World Languages and Cultures

Phone: 435-797-1209
Office Location: Main 204


Logan Campus Testing testing is Monday through Thursdays from 9:00 to 4:00. 

Logan Campus: Old Main 204
Fall-Spring Semester testing hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00 to 4:00. This are the times for Spanish, French, German, Russian, and Japanese.  We test once and hour on the hour, so 9:00, 10:00, etc.  You need to have an appointment.Testing fee is $35.  Logan Testing also tests for Chinese, and Arabic.  We are a certified proctor to give the BYU Flats test, this test can be taken at Logan and Price campus.

Contact us for information on how to sign up for the BYU Flats Test or for more information about Portuguese . If you email our staff to set up an appointment, please include your name, USU A number, what language you will be testing for. 

CAPE Testing Fee Form for Logan Campus

USU SLC Testing Center: The SLC testing center has changed locations. they are located at 920 West LeVoy Drive, Taylorsville, UT 84123.

Testing hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 pm. Last testing appointment is two hours before closing. Call Matthew Fox at (435) 797-4233 to make an appointment. The fee is $35. When you test at Taylorsville, you will need to arrange the $35 testing fee with Matthew Fox and it will be paid online. SLC can test for Spanish, German, French and Russian. Contact Logan for other languages.


If you have any of the symptoms of COVID-19, fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, muscle aches and chills, or decreased sense of smell or taste, you will need to re-book your appointment.

We are currently only proctoring 1 test at a time. Testing is conducted in Old Main 204 on Logan Campus. They requires that the person coming to take the test wears a mask. Staff will also be wearing a mask. Masks are not simply for self-protection; they help avoid spreading anything to others and are a sign of respect and concern for others.  We will be practicing social distancing while you are there to test. You will be asked to show a photo ID.


To take the language test in other locations besides the Logan campus or SLC testing center, you will have to make arrangements with our staff. They will give you the information to help set up a test closer to where you are. Our staff members have to be in the office when you are taking the test, so the date and time information will be the same as listed above.

If you are attending one of the following USU campuses here are the names and information of proctors you can contact to help you work with our staff to be able to proctor the test with them.

Brigham City--Della Burwell della.burwell@usu.edu    435-919-1221
Kaysville--Susan Seibert        susan.seibert@usu.edu    435-919-1261
Moab-------Joan Miller          joan.miller@usu.edu        435-797-5117 or 435-797-5103
Orem--------Tatyana Felt        tanya.felt@usu.edu         435-797-5374
Price--------Cathrin Alaei       cathrin.alaei@usu.edu     435-613-5325
Tooele------Doni O'Loughlin  doni.oloughlin@usu.edu 435-797-9898
Vernal------Tanis Jensen         tanis.jensen@usu.edu      435-722-1777

Language Testing Information
BYU Flats Testing

Information for Placement Tests

Arabic

Make an appointment for the test by visiting the department office in Old Main 204, calling 435-797-1209 or emailing lpcs@usu.edu. We test for Arabic 1010-2020. It is $35 to take the test. After you pass with an A or a B you can purchase the lower classes. The fee is $500 for a package of 16 credits if you pass all 4 lower-level classes. You may buy the credits in a bundle. To buy the lower credits you tested out of, contact our staff or come to Old Main 204.

French

Make an appointment for the test by visiting the department office in Old Main 204, calling 435-797-1209 or emailing lpcs@usu.edu. The fee for testing is $35. Pick up the form to pay for the test in Main 204 or download it off of the website. You can pay online by contacting our staff. If you pay the fee at the registrar's office, located at TSC 246, bring the receipt, the form and a photo ID with you when you come to take the test in Main 204. After the placement test you will know what class you are eligible to take. You will be able to buy the lower division credits of the classes you passed out of as a CR (pass) credits.  To buy the credits, you must be registered for at least one class at USU. You have 1 hour to take this test.

German

Make an appointment for the test by visiting the department office in Old Main 204, calling 435-797-1209 or emailing lpcs@usu.edu. The fee for testing is $35. Pick up the form to pay for the test in Main 204, or down load the form off the website. You can pay online by contacting our staff.  If you pay the fee at the registrar's office, located at TSC 246, bring the receipt, the form and a photo ID with you when you come to take the test in Main 204. After the placement test you will know what class you are eligible to take. You will be able to buy the lower division credits of the classes you passed out of as a CR (pass) credits.  To buy the credits you must be registered for at least one class at USU. You have 1 hour to take this test.

Japanese

Make an appointment for the test by visiting the department office in Old Main 204, calling 435-797-1209 or emailing lpcs@usu.edu. The fee for testing is $35. Pick up the form to pay for the test in Main 204, or download the form off the website, or contact our staff if you would like to pay online. If you pay the fee at the registrar's office, located in TSC 246, bring the receipt, form and a photo ID with you when you come to take the test in Main 204.

This is a 30-minute listening test. You will then be contacted by one of the instructors to set up a 15-minute speaking test. After these two parts are finished, you will find out what class to register for. You will need to contact our staff to open the class so that you can register. You will need to register for that class and pass it with an A or a B. If you pass into the upper division classes you need to take JAPN 3010 or 3020 to buy the lower classes. Once your grade is showing on your transcript you can contact our staff to pay for the credits on your Banner account, or you can come to Main 204 and pick up the form to buy the lower division credits of the class you passed. 

Mandarin Chinese

Make an appointment for the test by visiting the department office in Old Main 204, calling 435-797-1209 or emailing lpcs@usu.edu. The fee for testing is $35. Pick up the form to pay for the test in Main 204, or download the form off the website,  You pay the fee at the registrar's office in TSC246, or you can contact our staff to pay the testing fee online.  Bring the receipt and the form with you when you come to take the test in Main 204. After the placement test, you will know what class you are eligible to take. You will be able to buy the lower division credits of the class you passed into once you have passed that class with an A or B.  If you pass into the upper division Chinese, in order to buy the lower credits you need to take 3010, 3020, or 3060.  We test for Simplified and Traditional Mandarin Chinese. The test takes two hours.

Russian

Make an appointment for the test by visiting the department office in Old Main 204, calling 435-797-1209 or emailing lpcs@usu.edu. The fee for testing is $35. Pick up the form to pay for the test in Main 204, or download the form off the website. You can pay online by contacting our staff.  If you pay the fee at the registrar's office, located in TSC 246, bring the receipt, the form and a photo ID with you when you come to take the test in Main 204. After the placement test, you will know what class you are eligible to take. If you pass, you will be able to buy the lower division credits of the classes you passed out of as a CR (pass) credits.  To buy the credits you must be registered for at least one class at USU. You have 1 hour to take this test.

Spanish

Make an appointment for the test by visiting the department office in Old Main 204, calling 435-797-1209 or emailing lpcs@usu.edu. The fee for testing is $35. Pick up the form to pay for the test in Main 204, or down load the form off the website. You can pay online by contacting our staff. If you pay the fee at the registrar's office, located in TSC 246, bring the receipt, the form, and a photo ID with you when you come to take the test in Main 204. After the placement test you will know what class you are eligible to take.  After the test, you will be able to buy the lower division credits of the classes you passed out of as a CR (pass) credits. To buy the credits you must be registered for at least one class at USU. You have 1 hour to take this test.