IMPORTANT MESSAGE ON COVID TESTING FOR EXAMS
All students who are coming to campus to take a PLA exam during the Spring 2021 semester must take a COVID-19 test the week of their exam. This includes students for whom the PLA exam will be their only visit to campus during the Spring 2021 semester.
If you are already participating in COVID testing because you are taking courses or working on campus, you do not need to schedule an additional COVID-19 test in order to take the PLA exam for which you are scheduled.
Details on how to download the SaferCommunity app and schedule a COVID-19 test--as well as a detailed FAQ asymptomatic testing at USM--can be found here.
Please note that COVID-19 tests can only be scheduled in the app seven days in advance.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact the PLA Director at email@example.com.
The Office for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) at USM offers exams in over seventy languages for credit. However, not all of the following options are available in every language. Please review the links carefully to determine which language exam(s) will be most appropriate for you.
USM is a testing site open to the general public, which means registration is not restricted to only USM students. Be sure to check with your home institution to learn their minimum cut-off scores and course equivalents.
Please Note: Students can earn a maximum of 8 credits per level (100, 200, 300) by exam for each language.
USM's language exam credit options are as follows:
CLEP (French, German, and Spanish only)
BYU FLATS (Please check link for available languages)
NYU (Please check link for available languages)
ACTFL OPI (Please check link for available languages)
HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) Chinese Proficiency Test (USM is not a testing site for this exam)
American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) (USM is not a testing site for this exam)
If you have any questions about which exams would be most appropriate for you, please contact the Office for Prior Learning Assessment at 207-780-4663 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be happy to discuss your options!