Placement Tests: ELM & EPT

Placement Tests at SF State:

Click the the name of the test you wish to register for to be redirected to the CSU ELM/EPT registration system.

Entry Level Mathematics (ELM)

Date / Time

Registration Deadline

Nov. 5, 2:00 pm Oct. 21

English Placement Test (EPT)

Date / Time

Registration Deadline

Nov. 5, 10:00 am Oct. 21

General Information:

For information regarding possible exemptions from taking ELM or EPT, please see "Who Takes the Test? Who Doesn't" at the ETS website.

The ELM consists of 50 multiple choice questions. There is a 90 minute testing time. No aids are allowed.

The EPT is both multiple choice and essay. There is a total testing time of 1 hour and 45 minutes. No aids are allowed.

Test Location:

SF State Testing Services

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am - 5pm


Phone: (415) 338-2271

1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
SSB Building, One Stop