SPEAK and TOEFL Tests

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

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
  • Your academic department requires it

Individually administered SPEAK tests are scheduled throughout the day on Monday, August 20, 2018. The expected charge of $75 for the SPEAK test will be billed directly to your student account. The confirmed charge will be posted at the ELI website in Summer 2018.

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 Monday, August 20, 2018 in the early afternoon.

The expected charge of $35 for the TOEFL will be billed directly to your student account. The confirmed charge will be posted at the ELI website in Summer 2018.

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