CSU Placement Tests
The CSU requires you to take the English Placement Test (EPT) and the Entry-Level Mathematics Test
(ELM) before you enroll. Your scores will determine which Math and English courses you should take to
begin your career at CSU. These tests are not an admission requirement. However, they are a
requirement for enrollment.
If you are not exempt from taking the EPT or the ELM, make sure to register for a test no longer than
You may be exempt from taking the EPT and/or ELM; follow the link to check the exception guidelines:
For test locations and dates and to register for the EPT and ELM go to: