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Registration Information
UW Milwaukee New Freshman Placement To register for a UW Milwaukee New Freshman Placement testing date, please visit testregistration.uwm.edu. You must sign in to register using your epanther ID and password; do not create a new account to register. You can register for any date that New Freshman Placement is offered.

Regional and Computer Based Testing To register for Regional Placement Testing or a computer based test, please visit testing.wisc.edu

Options for Completing Your Placement Testing
Paper Based Test (PBT)
Logistics
Cost Structure
UWM New Freshman Placement
  • Administered at UWM, for UWM students only
  • Large number of dates available, mostly weekdays
  • Tests offered in math, English, foreign language, chemistry, & English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Receive information about orientation & get picture taken for UWM campus ID
  • Must bring photo ID, non-graphing calculator, #2 pencils
  • Register online attestregistration.uwm.edu
Free
Regional Testing
  • Available to all UW students
  • Large number of dates available, mostly weekends
  • Locations across Wisconsin
  • Limited dates/locations in MN & IL
  • Tests offered in math, English, and foreign language
  • No chemistry or ESL testing offered
  • Must bring photo ID, non-graphing calculator, #2 pencils
  • Register at testing.wisc.edu
Free
Computer Based Test (CBT)
all CBT are administered at designated test locations
Logistics
Cost Structure
Regional Testing
  • Available to all UW students
  • Least expensive computer based option
  • Limited number of dates, times, and locations across the state of WI
  • Fee covers up to 3 tests taken at the same time in math, English, and foreign language
  • Chemistry and ESL testing are NOT offered in a computer based format
  • Students must supply their own laptop computer and power cord
  • Register online at testing.wisc.edu
$40
Residual Testing by Appointment at a Computer Test Center
  • Available to all UW students
  • Most expensive testing option
  • Most flexibility in terms of dates, times, and locations
  • Test centers located throughout WI and across the country
  • Chemistry and ESL testing are NOT offered in a computer based format
  • Fee covers up to 3 tests (math, English, foreign language)
  • Students work with a testing center to determine if they will take all tests in one session or divide testing across multiple days
  • Register online at testing.wisc.edu
$40
PLUS proctoring fee to test center

Proctoring fees vary by location