Michigan English Placement Test (M-EPT)
The Michigan English Placement Test (M-EPT or Michigan-EPT) is a computer-based placement test to help measure your language proficiency and place you into a language course that best meets your abilities.
Register for the M-EPT
You, your ESL/ESOL advisor, and your campus Testing Services Office work together to follow these steps:
Step 1: Begin the program evaluation process and receive test referral
You should contact your ESL/ESOL advisor to begin the program evaluation process.
During this meeting, your ESL/ESOL advisor will:
- Discuss options to take the M-EPT remotely or at a TCC campus
- Provide you with a test ticket to take the M-EPT
- Help you register for the M-EPT
Schedule the M-EPT
Your ESL/ESOL advisor will help you register for the M-EPT.
- Northeast Campus Exam Registration (RegisterBlast)
- Northwest Campus Exam Registration (RegisterBlast)
- South Campus Exam Registration (RegisterBlast)
- Southeast Campus Exam Registration (RegisterBlast)
- Trinity River Campus Exam Registration (RegisterBlast)
Step 2: Take the M-EPT
You will take your M-EPT on your scheduled testing date.
Make sure you have your test ticket (provided by your ESL/ESOL advisor) in order to log in to take the test.
About the Test
- Time: 60 minutes
- Listening section: 25 minutes
- Reading section: 35 minutes (includes grammar and vocabulary)
- Length: 80 questions
- Cost: Free
For more information, visit the M-EPT website.
All students must show one of the following current IDs to take the M-EPT.
- Driver's license (A DMV receipt for ID renewal may be presented with an expired ID)
- State-issued ID card
- High school ID card
- College ID card (Must include full name and current photo)
Expired IDs, photocopies, or digital pictures of IDs will not be accepted.
Step 3: Meet with your ESL/ESOL advisor to discuss next steps
You should contact your ESL/ESOL advisor after taking your M-EPT to discuss next steps.
During this meeting, you and your ESL/ESOL advisor will review your test scores and talk about course placement.
Contact your campus Testing Center for more information.
Updated January 20, 2023