ACTFL OPIc Language Exams


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About

The ACTFL OPIc Language exams help you earn college credit for what you already know. BU’s Testing Center is an “OPEN” test center, anyone may test here.

Languages currently available: Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Pashto, Persian Farsi, European Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

During the exam you will speak into a headset and hold a conversation with an avatar on the computer lasting approximately 20 – 40 minutes. Grading/rating of the exam takes approximately 5 business days.

Which ACTFL OPIc tests are accepted at Bloomsburg University?

Bloomsburg University’s Office of the Registrar is responsible for determining which tests will be accepted. Please visit the BU Registrar’s website for more information or speak with the Chairperson of BU’s Department of Languages and Cultures.

Which ACTFL OPIc tests are accepted at my University?

Please check your institution’s policy before taking an ACTFL OPIc test to be sure your school will award credit, what score is required, and where credit will be applied.

Cost: There are two fees per ACTFL OPIc exam

Fee #1: — Payable to the testing company, LTI. $70

Go to http://www.languagetesting.com to register for the OPIc language exam of your choice. BU’s Testing Center is an approved proctor and testing site. If you are asked to provide additional information about the proctor, use this information: K. Kollar-Valovage, Test Center Coordinator, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 411 Lightstreet Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. testing@bloomu.edu , 570-389-5294 (office).

Fee #2: — Payable online to BU’s Testing Center for test proctoring. $43.50

— Go to http://intranet.bloomu.edu/testing/ACTFL and sign up for a seat in BU’s Testing Center to take the exam.

— BU’s test proctoring fee is non-refundable. Payment options are Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. Upon successful registration you will receive an email confirmation. Print your appointment confirmation and bring it with you to your test appointment.

ID Requirements

When you arrive to test, you must provide 2 forms of photo identification (required by the testing company). A passport, driver’s license, or state ID card are acceptable as the primary ID and student ID’s are acceptable as a secondary ID.

Registration Information/Test Dates

Tests are administered Monday through Friday throughout the year.

Upon registration you will receive an email confirmation. Print your appointment confirmation and bring it with you to your test appointment.

On test day if you become ill, please contact BU’s Testing Center at testing@bloomu.edu so we can alert the proctor.