ALEKS Math Placement Assessment

All students who still need to complete the math assessment requirement for registration will need to take the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment (MPA). The first exam is taken as a practice before taking the proctored exam using Honorlock. This is to assure accurate placement in courses that require a mathematics prerequisite for registration.

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 12 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.

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