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School of Languages, Cultures, and Race College of Arts and Sciences

STAMP Exam

STAndards-Based Measurement of Proficiency (STAMP) Exam

Honors students: If you need to take the STAMP to satisfy the Honors College foreign language requirement, please contact honors@wsu.edu for scheduling or visit the Honors College website for more information.

International Business students: please contact your advisor in the Carson College of Business with questions.

All students majoring or minoring in a foreign language program must take the STAMP exit exam as part of their major or minor degree at the end of the semester in which the final language course of the degree program is completed.

  •  The exam cost is $25 and is purchased as a voucher through The Bookie. Bring the voucher to the exam, you will need to enter the code on the voucher to access the exam.
  • Additional information on the STAMP exam
    • Review practice tests, a student guide, scoring rubrics, and FAQ’s.
  • Practice test

WSU mandates the assessment of student proficiency at the end of the major and minor degree programs, and the results from these exams are used to improve the quality of our academic programs. Students must complete ALL four parts and sections of the exam and ALL four parts and sections should be gradable. If it is noted that the student did not complete all parts and sections of the exam, students will be notified that they are required to retake the exam.


Languages and Cultures majors and minors:

STAMP Exit Exam schedule and information for Fall 2018

Information Session – Attendance Required: Time and location TBD

Exam Dates (choose one):
• Wednesday, November 28 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. or
• Thursday, November 29 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Closing Date for sign up is: Monday, November 26 at 11:59 p.m.

Sign ups are now online!
Click here to sign up for the STAMP exam

For more information, contact Sonia Lopez-Lopez, silopez-lopez@wsu.edu.


FAQ’s

Do all foreign language majors and minors have to take the exam?

Yes.

I am an Honors student and have already taken the STAMP exam. Do I have to take it again?

Yes. You will need to take the exam for your major or minor degree program. The Honors STAMP exam was for the assessment of the language 204 level requirement.

When am I required to take the exam?

Students are required to take the exam at the end of the semester in which they complete the final language course of their major or minor degree program.

Remember, this exam tests the student’s ability to read, speak and write spontaneously in the language of study, and we like our students to do their best!

How long is the exam?

The exam can take up to three hours to complete.