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SPRING 2021 — Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the University of Memphis has moved nearly entirely to remote (online) or hybrid classes for the start of Spring semester. All in-person meetings have also been canceled or moved online. All in-person meetings have also been canceled or moved online. 

Any updates will be posted on http://memphis.edu/wll as information becomes available. For more information about the university's response, please visit these pagesCoronavirus updatesCampus Communications, and UM Tech's Keep Learning page for students.


Language Media Center

Jones Hall 220

PLEASE NOTE: THE LANGUAGE MEDIA CENTER IS CURRENTLY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Language Placement and Credit

Placement Testing Information

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, PLEASE EMAIL DR. WILL THOMPSON TO TAKE THE PLACEMENT EXAM ONLINE IN FRENCH, GERMAN, RUSSIAN, AND SPANISH.  FOR OTHER LANGUAGES OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT, PLEASE EMAIL DR. THOMPSON, WHO WILL REFER YOU TO THE APPROPRIATE PERSON.

Credit by Examination

The department does not normally award credit by examination for languages taught in the department. 

Students with competency in languages not taught in the department may be able to take a credit by examination exam through the FLATS program run by Brigham Young University, for which our department is an approved proctor.  More information can be found at: https://flats.byu.edu/.  The department can also proctor exams offered by New York University: https://www.sps.nyu.edu/professional-pathways/proficiency-testing.html

The University of Memphis does offer the CLEP exam through the Testing Center.  This exam allows student the option for credit by examination in French, German, and Spanish.

More information on our Language Placement/Credit page.

Questions? Email us at wll@memphis.edu.