The UUP department uses a computerized placement assessment called Accuplacer™ to measure reading, writing, and math skills. Completing the assessment helps place students in a course level that is comfortable and meets their skill level.

English Assessment

Math Assessment

Accuplacer™ Preparation

Book an Assessment

Assessments are offered on the Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Hope campuses. Book an appointment with a UUP Instructional Assistant to make arrangements. Bring your high school transcript if you have one. To obtain a copy of your high school transcript, contact your previous high school or order a copy from the BC Ministry of Education


Book an Appointment

If you have questions please email

Upgrading courses now tuition-free at UFV

As of September 1, all Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English Language Studies (ELS) courses for domestic students are tuition-free. Ancillary fees still apply.

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