Placement Test Registration

Thank you in advance for registering for placement testing. 

Out-of-state students with travel arrangements, please contact Testing Services at (773) 442-5293 or to help you coordinate placement testing and orientation during your visit to Northeastern.

Registration Instructions

  1. Select and click a date below to register.
  2. Log in to your application portal. (If you forgot your password, there are reset instructions.)
  3. Complete the steps in the application portal to register for the date you selected.

Test Dates and Locations

Though the placement tests are untimed, students generally complete the tests in two hours, so please plan your time accordingly.


Newly admitted students

Students attending December 5 Orientation (Spring 2020 freshmen & transfer students with less than 30 credit hours) should take the test no later than December 3.

Continuing students

Continuing students, transfer students with more than 30 credit hours, readmitted students, etc.

Note: The regular placement test schedule has concluded for the Fall 2019 period.  We will add dates for Spring 2020 in the coming weeks.
If you need to take the placement test for a Spring 2020 class, you can contact us at 773-442-5293 or via email at and make arrangements to take the test at our office.


Please Bring:

  1. a photo ID

  2. your Northeastern student ID number

  3. at CCICS and El Centro locations, also be sure to have your NEIUport login and password

Preparing for the test

It is highly recommended that prior to the test, you prepare by using our Placement Test Preparation page as a study resource.


If you have any problems registering, contact Testing Services at (773) 442-5293 or