ESL Department Placement Testing

All students, no matter their current English ability, can take English as a Second Language classes at Lane Community College. All new students need to take a placement test to determine the best level for them to begin.

Placement tests are given several times before the beginning of each new term. The tests assess a student’s ability in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Take ESL Guided Self-Placement test from home after completing your online intake form. If you need any assistance, contact the ESL office at (541) 463-5253 or email at

View enrollment dates and placement testing dates.

You must complete your admission form prior to scheduling a placement test, you may schedule an appointment for help by calling the office at (541) 463-5253 or email at