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FLPA I am/will be an ARHU major

Students may take the online FLPA for course placement in any of the following languages:

Note: You may only take the assessment twice for each language. Both online and proctored attempts count towards this limit.

Additionally, you may only take the FLPA for each language once per term:

  • Summer/fall term: June 1st - December 31st
  • Winter/spring term: January 1st - May 31st

For an accurate assessment, do not guess (it is acceptable to leave answers blank). Your highest score will determine your placement and you must take the course in which you place.

The FLPA adheres to the UMD Code of Academic Integrity.

You will need an active Directory ID to log in to the FLPA. You will have 90 minutes to complete the assessment, and will be able to see the results immediately upon submission. If you are directed to contact an advisor, you should contact an advisor in the appropriate language unit. If you have any technical issues with assessment contact

*If you are a returning student and need to reset your password, go to You must be re-admitted or re-enrolled prior to completing the FLPA.