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Placement Test Registration Instructions

How do I register for the Spanish placement test?

Step 1: In order to use the online payment system for the Spanish Placement Test, you will need to open an account at marketplace.tamu.edu, the university designated web interface for purchasing. It is suggested that you use your tamu.edu email address.

Step 2: Once you have created an account, update your profile to reflect the correct billing address. You are then ready to continue shopping.

Step 3: On the right hand side of the screen, you will see a drop down menu that reads SELECT A STORE. Select DEPT OF HISPANIC STUDIES.

Or, if you have an established marketplace account, you may go directly to the store at https://secure.touchnet.com/C21490_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=138

Step 4: Once in the store interface, you will see two boxes, Spanish Placement Test – Native Speakers and Spanish Placement Test – Second Language. Select the appropriate option using the questions provided in the exam description.

Step 5: Complete all fields requested on the form. Any fields left blank may cause delays confirming your registration.

Step 6: Provide your requested day and time for the appropriate test

Step 7: Pay $30 with a Visa or Mastercard credit or debit card. Please contact Annette Garcia at agarcia52@tamu.edu if you need assistance.

Step 8: After payment has been made, you will receive a confirmation page and an email.  Please print both pages.

Step 9: If you need to cancel, contact Annette Garcia at agarcia52@tamu.edu at least 3 business days prior to the date of the test for a refund. In your email please provide your UIN or order number so we can expedite your request.

Important: if you are registered for a test and do not show up, your card will still be charged.

All questions should be directed to HISPEXAMS@tamu.edu