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EPT/ELM Exams

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

URGENT NOTICE: On August 2, 2017, the CSU Chancellor’s Office issued Executive Order 1110, which provides policy changes to the way we serve incoming students. One of the changes eliminates ELM and EPT testing. Please note that the current information is for  Fall 2017 freshmen.  Incoming freshman are still required to participate in Early Start if they have not demonstrated readiness in English or math. Please continue checking the website for updates.

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.