Open for Testing:

(Please check-in at the DLC reception desk in Olson 53)

During the Regular Quarter:
     M - Th:  8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
     Friday:  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 (Except on University, State, or Federal Holidays)

During Finals Week:
     M - Th:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
     Friday:  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Winter Break 2023/24:

For In-person Proficiency exams in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu, or Punjabi-

December 18-20 & January 4-5:  Testing by appointment, phone 530-752-1506     

For any other languages, please contact us after January 8, 2024.

We are located on the UC Davis campus, in the basement of Olson Hall, in Room 53. If the building doors are locked, call 530-752-1508 or 530-752-1506 and we'll come let you in.

During The Summer:
     M - F:  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
     (Except on University, State, or Federal Holidays)

Weekends & Holidays: Closed to all users

Note: Many of our Placement Exams are available 24/7 online, here. These free, online exams are only for information. They can be used to decide which class to take; however, they are not Proficiency Exams, and they do not count toward fulfilling your Foreign Language Requirements. 

For Professors, For Scheduling Classrooms or Computer Lab:

  • Olson 18 (28 Seats, Active Learning Classroom/Space, Calendar)
  • Olson 18A (24 Seats, Active Learning Classroom/SpaceCalendar)
  • Olson 53A (25 Seats, Active Learning Classroom/Space; or 50+ Seats, Multimedia Presentation RoomCalendar)
  • Olson 57 (27 Seats, Windows Computer Lab/Digital Listening LabCalendar)
  • Vocal Booths or Sound-Proof Rooms (Walk-in or By Appointment)
  • Olson 63 (Small Study or Research Room by Reservation)

Note: 18, 18A, 53A & 57 are not open for walk-ins when reserved for classes; please check their schedules by door or online calendars.