Spanish Placement Exam

UNC’s Hispanic Studies program uses the WebCAPE language placement exam, an examination developed by the Brigham Young University Humanities Technology and Research Support Center. The exam is designed to help you determine which course you should take given the level of your ability.

Taking the exam

To take the exam, click on the link below and enter “bears1” in the box labeled “Password.” The use of this password ensures that your exam results will be made available to the appropriate person or persons in the Hispanic Studies department for their review.

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(Password: bears1)

After the exam

After you have taken the test you will be given the Spanish Placement Exam Report.  Please print this page or write down the points you have received and the class level that is recommended for you.  If you score 200 or less you may register now for SPAN 101.  You must be released by the Instructor of the class to take any Spanish class other than Spanish 101.  You may also contact Heidi Romero at


  • Department of Hispanic Studies
    501 20th St
    Campus Box 87
    Greeley, Colorado 80639
  • Interim Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Franklin
  • Main Office: CAND 0295
    Phone: (970) 351-2811 
    Fax: (970) 351-3823