College Credit Plus Placement Resources

Course Placements are not required for admission to BGSU. However, Some BGSU courses may require a placement assessment -- Specifically  Writing, Math and some Science and Foreign Language courses.

Please see the information below regarding how to access our course placements.

Please visit the Writing Placement web page for the most up to date information about writing placement at BGSU. Although our office can help answer questions, it is best to connect with the writing department about the writing placement and requirements.

  • Please visit the Math Placement web page for the most up to date information about math placement at BGSU. Although our office can help answer questions, it is best to connect with the math department or your college to discuss your major's math placement requirements.

Students who plan to study foreign language and have previous foreign language experience should complete the foreign language placement.  Students should complete the placement prior to their initial advising appointment. The online foreign language placement (WebCAPE – Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish) can be taken on any mobile device, tablet, laptop, computer, etc. 

The placement will only take between 5-20 minutes, depending on skill level.  Placement cutoff scores are advisory, as all students should consult with an academic advisor or World Languages and Cultures faculty prior to self-enrolling in their first language course at Bowling Green State University.  To complete the placement, please visit:

If you have computer-related questions, please contact ITS via live chat or the IT Service Desk at 419-372-0999.  Technical/computer-related questions might include the following situations:

  • You are not able to enter or locate the placement site.
  • Your password is not functioning.
  • Your computer system crashes during the placement.
  • Placement assesment pages are not loading correctly, or parts of the directions are not visible.
  • You do not receive a confirmation email to your BGSU email account within two days after submitting a placement assessment.

Updated: 05/08/2024 01:32PM