Welcome Class of 2026!
Completing the required assessments is an important step in your preparation for matriculation at The Citadel. Please note that some assessments are required for all students, while others pertain only to certain courses or programs of study. Therefore, please read the following information carefully.
The instructions for the specific programs/assessments, as well as login instructions for Canvas, can be found by choosing from the table below or menu to the left.
|Program/Assessment||Open & Close Dates||Who Must Complete It||Contact Information|
|Summer Reading Program||May 1 – matriculation or CSI||All Incoming Students||MAJ Shealy|
|Modern Languages Placement Exam||May 2 – August 1||French, German, or Spanish placement exam required for all incoming student. |
Exception: engineering and nursing majors.
|Dr. Sara Fernandez Medina|
|Math Placement Exam||April 4 – August 12||All first-year students in the following majors:|
Students in the following minors:
Students desiring an American Chemical Society certificate as a Chemistry major
Students in pursuit of a Navy Scholarship
|Professor Melissa Myrick|
|Alcohol-Wise Course||June 6 – August 7||All incoming students||Kevin Modglin|
Remember: The Core Values of The Citadel are Honor, Duty, and Respect.
As such, we remind incoming students that all assessments must be completed by the students themselves without outside aid.
Technical questions for Foreign Language, Math, and Writing Sample Assessments?
Please review the information on the Canvas Information page.
Page last updated: 4.25.22