Placement tests are required or recommended for a number of Harvard Summer School courses. Select a test to learn more about it and see the courses for which it is required or recommended.
- Economics proficiency exam (on campus only)
- Math placement test (online and on campus)
- Test of critical reading and writing skills (online only)
Take placement tests as early as possible. Plan to present a government-issued photo ID at on-campus tests.
If you need an accommodation because of a documented disability, call (617) 495-0977 at least two weeks before you take the test.
Placement test scores are posted in your online services account. From the student menu, select “Placement Tests,” then “View Placement Test Scores.”
Academic integrity policies apply to placement tests. Alleged breaches are referred to the Administrative Board and may result in indefinite suspension of registration privileges.