Proof of English Proficiency Exam
Proof of English Proficiency Exam
The Proof of English Proficiency Exam, a 90 minute timed essay, is required for those who need to show proof of English proficiency for admittance to UNO.
Register for the Proof of English Proficiency Exam
To register for this exam, contact the UNO Testing Center Office at 402.554.4800.
You are required to register at least one week prior to the date you wish to take the exam. On the day of your exam, a 2 hour testing window is scheduled which includes check-in, instructions, testing, and check-out. Be sure to report at least 15 minutes before the exam start time to begin the check-in process. You will need your MavCard or some other form of Photo ID to be admitted to the exam.
Taking the Proof of English Proficiency Exam
You need to know your UNO NetID credentials (Username and password). This is not the 8 digit number but is created using parts of your first and last name.
You will have 90 minutes to complete the exam. Please use all of your time to craft a strong essay. Be sure to closely read your essay prompt so that you can accurately answer your selected question. Craft sentences that are varied and well-constructed. Summarize the original author accurately and effectively integrate the author's points into your essay. Don't forget to proofread your essay before submitting.
When you are finished click Save. Once you click Save, you can no longer access the test to make changes.
- Within the text editor, you can click Double up arrow (double arrows up icon) to show more or fewer text editing options.
- To expand the text box you are typing in to full screen mode click (full screen icon). In full screen mode, the test timer disappears. Click the icon again to return to regular screen mode.
Timed Test: This test can be taken twice in a calendar year. A third attempt will not be graded! You will also have to re-register through MavLINK to take the exam a second time.
General Placement Exam Guidelines
Students are expected to abide by UNO's policy on Academic Integrity. Failure to do so may result in one or more of the following: (but is not limited to) cancellation of test results, being declared ineligible for admission to UNO, and/or expulsion from the institution.
The Testing Center cancels exams due to inclement weather or other emergencies only if the University officially closes. Announcements are made via local media. UNO's emergency site and at 402.554.2255.
Only examinees are allowed in the testing rooms.
Food and drink are NOT ALLOWED.
Students who have disabilities or needs that require accommodations need to contact Accessibility Services at 402.554.2872. After your plan is established, email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about testing accommodations.
Proof of Proficiency Exam Friday Schedule (Excluding Finals Week and Holidays)
|Jan 5, 2018||1:30 PM||Through Dec 31, 2017|
|Jan 19, 2018||9:00 AM||Through Jan 14, 2018|
|Feb 2, 2018||1:30 PM||Through Jan 27, 2018|
|Feb 9, 2018||9:00 AM||Through Feb 4, 2018|
|Feb 16, 2018||9:00 AM||Through Feb 11, 2018|
|Feb 23, 2018||1:30 PM||Through Feb 18, 2018|
|March 2||1:30 PM||Through Feb 25, 2018|
|March 16, 2018||9:00 AM||Through March 11, 2018|
|March 30, 2018||1:30 PM||Through March 25, 2018|
|April 13, 2018||9:00 AM||Through April 8, 2018|
|April 27, 2018||1:30 PM||Through April 22, 2018|
|May 11, 2018||9:00 AM||Through May 6, 2018|
|May 25, 2018||1:30 PM||Through May 20, 2018|
|June 8, 2018||9:00 AM||Through June 3, 2018|
|June 22, 2018||1:30 PM||Through June 17, 2018|
|July 6, 2018||9:00 AM||Through July 1, 2018|
|July 20, 2018||1:30 PM||Through July 15, 2018|
|August 3, 2018||9:00 AM||Through July 29, 2018|
|August 17, 2018||1:30 PM||Through August 12, 2018|
|August 31, 2018||9:00 AM||Through August 26, 2018|
|September 14, 2018||1:30 PM||Through September 9, 2018|
|September 28, 2018||9:00 AM||Through September 23, 2018|
|October 12, 2018||1:30 PM||Through October 7, 2018|
|October 26, 2018||9:00 AM||Through October 21, 2018|
|November 9, 2018||1:30 PM||Through November 4, 2018|
|November 30, 2018||9:00 AM||Through November 25, 2018|
|December 7, 2018||1:30 PM||Through December 2, 2018|
|December 21, 2018||9:00 AM||Through December 16, 2018|
Placement results will be emailed to each student.
The Privacy Act prohibits the releasing of test results by phone; please DO NOT phone for your results.
Registration and General Exam Process Questions:
402.554.4800 or email@example.com
402.554.3476 or firstname.lastname@example.org