EPT/ELM Registration Information
On-line registration to take placement test(s) at all CSU campuses. To register for the test(s), please follow the steps below:
- Click on this ETS link.
- Select the link "Register for the Test"
- Enter User Name, Password, and Security
- Enter Personal Information
- Confirm Your Information
- Read and check to request for accommodations
- Select your campus
- Select the appropriate Test Date and Test Type then click "Continue to Step 2"
- Enter Test Score Identification Information then click "Continue to Step 3"
- Confirm Your Information
- Click on the box "I understand and agree to the Terms and Conditions"
- Click on "Continue to Step 4: Payment""
- Select payment and click on "Continue"
- Complete payment information and click on "Buy"
- Print Confirmation
Stand-by may be available. Please email the Testing Office for more information. Stand-by is not guaranteed and candidates may be dismissed from the test center if spaces are not available. Stand-by test takers who do not have the following will not be allowed to take the placement test(s).
Stand-by test takers will need the following on the day of the test:
- Picture ID (valid State ID, valid driver’s license, valid passport, valid military ID, valid high school ID). Note: Expired IDs are not accepted. School IDs must be the most current year.
- Number 2 pencils and black ink pens.
- Check or money order payable to ETS-EPT/ELM for $18.00 if taking one test and $36.00 if taking both. Cash, debit cards and credit cards are not accepted.
Extended time and/or disability related accommodation requests need to be made four weeks prior to the test date. Please register for the test first and visit an Accessible Education Center (EAC) counselor as soon as possible with an order number or receipt. The AEC is located in the Administration Building, Room 110. Check the website for office hours.
Out-of-State and International Testing
Failure to follow strict deadlines will result in delays in score reporting and hinder your ability to enroll in courses. If you fail to meet the deadline for requesting materials or mailing back materials, please email the Testing Office as soon as possible.
Follow these instructions to request materials for Out-of-State and International SJSU students.
- Register from one of the options above and pick the out-of-state option (This applies to International Students also).
- Follow directions from ETS.
- Take the placement test.
- Request proctor to send materials back before deadline or as soon as test is taken.
For Out-of-State and International SJSU students, follow these deadlines:
Request testing materials by
Deadline for ETS to receive materials
November 15, 2013
December 3, 2013
June 30, 2014
July 13, 2014
* All materials need to be received by the deadline, not postmarked.