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English Placement Test (EPT) & Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) Placement Examination

IMPORTANT NOTE: Incoming freshmen for the Fall 2017 semester must take the EPT and ELM Exams, no later than Saturday, May 6, 2017.  Students who do not take the exams by the May 6, 2017 deadline will not be allowed to attend CSUSM in the Fall 2017 semester.

For information regarding refunds and problems with the registration website, please contact Educational Testing Services (ETS) at 925-808-2142. Please note that refunds will only be given two weeks prior to the exam date.

The link below will inform you of the upcoming dates the EPT and ELM exams will be offered on the CSUSM Campus and all other CSU Campuses and allow you to register for the exams of your choice.

Register for the EPT & ELM 

ELM-EPT Testing with Special Accomodations

The following links are resources to help you prepare to take the EPT:

Below are some resources to help you prepare to take the ELM:

  • [Source: CSU Math Success (2001); CSU English Success (2001); Educational Testing Service (2008); California State University (2002)]