Online Advising and Placement Tests
In order for your advisor to most appropriately support you during Orientation, you must have completed all the necessary online advising and placement tests before you attend Orientation.
You will need a computer with internet access. Choose one with the fastest possible internet connection. If one is not available to you at home, you may access a computer at your school or public library.
- Chemistry Placement Exam: The purpose of this exam is to determine placement in college-level general chemistry. This is NOT a chemistry test, however. This is a math test that assesses your ability to do basic algebra, rearrange equations, and solve word problems.
- Early Registration Advising (ERA): Available November 30, 2020. ERA is an online course that will teach you how to use Appalachian's web registration system to register for classes. You cannot register for classes for your first semester until you complete ERA.
- Math Placement and Calculus Readiness Tests: Available November 2, 2020. Who should take these tests?
- Placement Tests in French, German, and Spanish: Available now.
If you have previous experience in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, or Portuguese and do not think you belong in a beginning course, please contact one of the following: