UC Blue Ash College

Online Placement

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 complete your placement 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

Prior to testing online, you will need to complete the initial steps of getting your UC credentials:

Need Additional Guidance?

We've put together a Powerpoint that takes you through every step of the online placement testing process, as well as links to helpful UC resources.

Writing Guided Self-Placement Online Procedures

Accessing the Writing Guided Self-Placement Tool

After confirming your admission to UCBA, you will complete the guided self-placement survey as part of your pre-enrollment process in Bearcat Portal.

The writing guided self-placement needs to be completed at least two weeks prior to your scheduled orientation.

Guided-Self Placement Completion 

At the conclusion of the writing guided self-placement survey, you will choose which writing course you would like to register for at orientation.

If you change your mind about which course you would like to register for after completing the writing guided self-placement, contact us at ucbaplacement@uc.edu or tell your advisor at orientation that you are choosing a different course than the one you selected through the guided self-placement. You do not need to resubmit the writing guided self-placement survey.

Questions about Writing Guided Self-Placement

If you have any general questions or concerns about the online Guided Self-Placement process, contact: ucbaplacement@uc.edu or 513-558-9425.

If you have any questions about which English composition course would be the best fit for you, please contact: ucbawritingGSP@uc.edu.

Math Placement Test Online Procedures

Accessing the Test

The Math placement test needs to be completed at least 2 weeks prior to your scheduled orientation

  1. Access your Bearcat Portal where you will find the Math placement test
  2. You can also access the Math placement test here.
    1. You will need you UC credentials to complete. If you are having issues with your UC username and password to complete the math placement test, please contact UCIT at 513-556-4357.  

Test Completion

After completing the Math placement 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 ucbaplacement@uc.edu or 513-558-9425 (provide your username and UCID).

Reading Placement Test Online Procedures

If you have any questions or concerns about the online placement test, contact at ucbaplacement@uc. or 513-558-9425 (provide your Full Name, Date of Birth and UCID).


Contact Information

Placement Testing
Muntz Hall
Phone: 513-558-9425