Online Placement Tests

The English and Math tests can be taken online. However, each has its own procedure. Follow the procedure below for the test you need to take. 

Note: Do not attempt to test on a public computer (such as the Public Library) if they have a time limit. You will need over an hour to complete each test. 

Before You Test Online

Confirm Admission to UC Blue Ash College

In order to schedule your tests online, you will need to have confirmed admission to UC Blue Ash College. Please allow 24 to 48 hours after confirming your admission for your UC username and password to be accessible. 

If you are using the alternative admission process, you need to submit your Basic Data Form to the College at least 48 hours before you can test online. 

Get Your UC Credentials

You will need to complete the initial steps of getting your UC credentials:

English Placement Test Online Procedures

Choose a testing session

You do not need to register for the test. The UCBA English placement test is available in your blackboard account. Testing sessions typically start at noon on Thursday and end at noon on the following Tuesday during designated testing dates. 

Online English Placement Testing for the Spring 2018 semester will open October 19, 2017 at Noon.

Accessing the Online English Placement Test

The online English Placement Test is accessed though your UC blackboard account.  

link on Blackboard

The link will look like it does in the above image

  • Look for UC Blue Ash - English Placement. Access the course for information, details, testing sessions, FAQs, etc.
  • If you do not see this tab, contact us at or 513-745-5783 (provide your username and UCID). 

Test Completion

Make sure to submit your test before the posted deadline of noon on the last day of the session you started. NOTE: If you do not submit in time, you will have to access the next test and start over with a different reading.

In approximately 1 1/2 weeks, your results will be posted under "My Grades" in blackboard.

Questions about Online English Placement

If you have any questions or concerns about the online placement test, contact or 513-745-5783 (provide your username and UCID).

Math Placement Test Online Procedures

Accessing the Test

Unlike the English placement test, the online math placement test does not have a required window of time for each test. You may access the test online at anytime. Access your Blackboard account and go to "Courses."

Look for "UC Blue Ash - Math Placement - 2016-2017"

Please check your blackboard early to see if UC Blue Ash - Math Placement - 2016-2017 is an option for you under "Courses."

Test Completion

After completing the test, it will display your placement score. Record/print your score. This score will be entered in our student information system for class placement/scheduling. 

Questions about Online Math Placement

If you have any questions or concerns about the online placement test, contact or 513-745-5783 (provide your username and UCID).


Contact Information

Admission Office
Muntz Hall • Room 151
Phone: (513) 745-5783