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Avant Language Assessment

AVANT Language Assessment

Avant's Standards-Based Measure of Proficiency (STAMP) is a web-based test that assesses language proficiency.  An AVANT STAMP 4s test has four sections -- Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking.  The results of this test inform test takers and educators about learning progress and program effectiveness.

The AVANT STAMP 4S measures a test taker's language ability according to Benchmark Levels that are based on national standards.  Test results will indicate the level of proficiency achieved for each section of the test.

Please make the requisite arrangements with your advisor and the Records and Advisement Office before signing up for an AVANT Assessment.

Purchase your AVANT ticket here.

Please note that you have an option of remote proctoring (proctored by AVANT) or in-person testing/STAMP 4S (proctored in the Modern Language department).  

If you would like to have your test proctored in the Modern Language department, please choose the first listing (STAMP4S - $24.90) for all language options.

Please consult with Modern Languages for additional information regarding these two testing options.

Rules for Taking an AVANT STAMP 4s Test
  • No paper, pens, pencils, cell phones, etc. are allowed in the testing area
  • No additional applications (e.g., Word, email, chat) or browser windows are allowed to be open during testing
  • No outside resources, such as dictionaries, textbooks, friends, or other support materials are allowed
  • AVANT graders review all written and spoken responses and any inappropriate responses (vulgar, violent, etc.) will not be scored and will be reported to the university.