ALEKS Math Placement Assessment

Math assessment and course placement is the cornerstone to assuring our students have a positive and productive learning experience in math classes. Effective May 15, 2018 all students who still need to complete the math assessment requirement for registration will need to take the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment (MPA) at least once as a proctored exam using Honorlock so as to assure accurate placement in courses that require a mathematics prerequisite for registration.

Please read the Important Information so you will be prepared for the ALEKS MPA and understand the costs and the technology requirements.

Steps for fulfilling the Math Placement Assessment (MPA) requirement

Step 1 - ALEKS MPA #1

Take the unproctored practice math placement assessment (mpa) online; allow up to 3 hours of uninterrupted time to complete.

Step 2 - ALEKS Prep & Learning

Recommended: Take time to work in the individualized, self-paced online review to improve math skills before taking ALEKS MPA #2 proctored exam.

Note: Students must access the Prep and Learning Module within 6 months of taking ALEKS MPA #1.

Step 3 - ALEKS MPA #2

Download the Honorlock Chrome Extension before taking the proctored official math placement assessment; the scores of which will serve for math placement for registration at Western. Allow 2-3 hours of uninterrupted time to complete. Calculators, phones, or external resources are not allowed during proctored sessions.

Take the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment

 

Important!

After you have completed your unproctored practice of the math placement assessment, download Honorlock to take your official proctored attempt. For more information about this extension please see the Important Information page.

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