TOEFL and SPEAK Tests

Please read on if you are required to take TOEFL or SPEAK tests.

TOEFL

If you are a graduate student with a TOEFL Deferral, you must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) upon arrival and you may not register for courses until you have taken this test. The Institutional TOEFL (paper-based) test will be given on Tuesday, January 23 at 12:00 p.m. To sign up for the TOEFL, please check in early on Tuesday, January 23 in Knox Hall. The charge of $35 for the TOEFL will be billed directly to your student account.

SPEAK

You must take the Speaking Proficiency English Assessment Kit (SPEAK) before registering for classes if:

  • You have been awarded a teaching, research or graduate assistantship OR
  • Your academic department requires it

Individually administered SPEAK tests are scheduled from 12:00-1:30 on Tuesday, January 23. To sign up for the SPEAK test, please check in early on Tuesday, January 23 in Knox Hall. The charge of $75 for the SPEAK test will be billed directly to your student account.

If you miss the TOEFL or SPEAK test times, your course registration will be delayed.