Fall 2020 Course Schedule Changes: Changes are currently being made to the instructional methods (modalities) of some courses for Fall 2020. For information about the five instructional methods and how your schedule may be impacted, visit www.fsw.edu/reconnect/coursedelivery.

Placement Testing Registration

What You Need Before Testing


  1. YOU MUST HAVE SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION TO FSW PRIOR TO TESTING.
    • Once you have applied, check your email for your FSW Student ID and your new bucs email. Your FSW Student ID and bucs email are required in order to test.
    • If you have never accessed your bucs email, please follow the steps in the link provided. (The steps for accessing your bucs email are the same as the "How To: Reset Your Password" instructions.)
  2. Placement Testing Alternatives::
  3. ACT/SAT Scores:
    • Submit your ACT/SAT scores earned within the last two years.
      1. If you did not select FSW as a recipient for your scores when you took the exam, you can follow the instructions in the links below to send the scores electronically (allow at least two weeks processing time):
      2. Email to submit your scores. You must have a photo ID and your ACT/SAT login information in order to submit a valid score report.
    College Transcripts:
    • It is possible that your college coursework could satisfy the placement testing (Assessment hold) requirement (if required).
      • All college transcript(s) must be received and reviewed/evaluated by the Office of the Registrar in order for the Testing Center to evaluate if your coursework can satisfy required placement testing (Assessment hold). Click here to learn more about submitting final official college transcripts.
        Note: it can take 2 - 3 weeks after ALL college transcripts are received for the transcripts to be reviewed by a transcript evaluator. Your college transcript hold will be removed when the transcript is received. Submit your transcripts as soon as possible.
  4. Remediation is required prior to retesting!
  5. To test remotely you must be prepared with the following items:
    • Valid Photo ID
    • FSW Student ID Number
    • Bucs email
    • Laptop/computer with a webcam and microphone
    • Stable high-speed internet connection
    • Quiet place, free of distractions
  6. Review placement test sample questions
  7. FSW students must receive permission from FSW Testing Services prior to taking the P.E.R.T./ACCUPLACER at non-FSW testing center locations.


Dual Enrollment/Early Admission Students — Testing has been suspended for Fall 2020: It is important to watch the Dual Enrollment for Fall 2020 Webinar located on the Dual Enrollment homepage for details regarding the new DE eligibility alternatives and submission of required documents, including PSAT scores and course registration.

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