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German Placement Exam

Proctored tests are offered in the Interactive Learning Center in Miller Building, room 211during the academic year (closed during the winter break).  To make an appointment for a proctored exam, email  The test takes up to 100 minutes, so please plan accordingly.



 Accessing the Exam

  • The  exam is available online during the summer and advising periods.
  • You MUST use Firefox Internet Browser to access the exam. If you do not have Firefox on your computer, download it for free here.
  • The test is in our course management system, Moodle. You will log in to Moodle using your Lewis & Clark username and password.                         
    • Your username is the first part of your LC email address up to the @. If you don’t have an LC email yet, create it by going to Account Management and selecting Create LC Account.
    • If you don’t know your password, you can reset it by going to Account Management and selecting Reset Password.
    • Questions about your LC account? Call the IT Service Desk at 503-768-7225 or e-mail
  • After you log in to Moodle, you will be asked if you wish to enroll in this course. Click “Yes.”
  • Read the additional information and click on the Attempt Quiz Now button at the bottom. The same page of instructions will show up again because it is important that you read all the instructions before taking the test!   

Go to the German Placement Exam

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions about the exam that are not addressed in the FAQ above, please contact professor Therese Augst at

German Studies

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    German Studies Program is located in Miller Center on the Undergraduate Campus.

    voice 503-768-7420 fax 503-768-7434

    Section Head  Therese Augst

    German Studies Program

    • German Studies ProgramLewis & Clark0615 S.W. Palatine Hill RoadMSC 30PortlandOR97219