There is no penalty for guessing on the WebCAPE placement test, and you may take it a second time if you think you'll have a better score.

The password to start the test is norse031. The password is case-sensitive. Don't capitalize it.

For your user ID, please use the last four digits of your social security number.

Remember which form of your name you used -- full name or nickname -- in case you want to retrieve your scores later.

Print out two copies of your score if you are applying for the World Language Incentive Program at NKU. 

Contact the department (859.572-7650 or to receive a permit to enroll in the correct course.  The NKU computer system will not allow you to enroll in a course above the 101 level without such a permit.  Remember to supply your student ID number (the 1000xxxx number in MyNKU).

If you have difficulty taking the test on-line, you can call the department chair at 859.572-7650 or e-mail her at Please include a current daytime phone number in your e-mail.

To begin the test, click here