For students completing START, you will be able to register for your math course after completing the ALEKS test, the remainder of the pre-advising module AND after participating in the Advising & Registration phase of START with your College Advisor.

 

Note: ALEKS scores are loaded into the OSU system twice each weekday (at 7:15 am and 3:45 pm). If you took your test today, you will be able to register for your math course either after 3:45 pm today or after 7:15 am tomorrow.

How to Take the Math Placement Test

Follow these directions to complete the ALEKS Math Placement Test.

FAQs about ALEKS Math Placement

Find answers to common questions be watching the quick video below or look at more specific questionson our FAQ page.







Placement in a Math Course

Interpret your ALEKS score to determine your eligibility to enroll in a mathematics course.

Improve your ALEKS Score

Access the ALEKS Learning Modules to review before retaking the Math Placement Test or to prepare for your course. 

Technical Support for ALEKS

Get help from ALEKS Customer Support, troubleshoot technical issues, and more.

Help with Math Placement at OSU

For additional assistance with math placement, please call 541-737-5170 or email mathplacement@math.oregonstate.edu.  Please include your OSU ID number with all communications.

 

NOTE: The Math Department enforces prerequisites, at C- or better (with few exceptions), for all MTH courses.  If you believe you have met the prerequisite, but are receiving a "Prerequisite not yet met" registration error, please contact the Math Department, 541-737-5170, or email mathplacement@math.oregonstate.edu.  Please include your OSU ID number with all communications.