ALEKS is a mandatory math placement exam for incoming students. ALEKS is a powerful artificial-intelligence based mechanism to assess math proficiency and skill level. For the first attempt students may take the exam over the internet from any computer. Any subsequent attemps must be taken at FAU's Office of Testing & Evaluation at either the Boca Raton Campus or the Davie Campus. For more information regarding the ALEKS Math Placement Exam please visit http://www.fau.edu/mathplacement.
Note: When taking the Aleks for the first time at home, if you experience any technical issues, please contact Aleks Customer Support via this URL: http://support.aleks.com. DO NOT CALL Testing and Evaluation for technical help, as we will not be able to assist.
**HAND-HELD CALCULATORS ARE NOT ALLOWED FOR ALEKS RETAKES**
***Please disregard appointment statement on confirmation letter. Appointment is NOT necessary.***
For the Boca Raton Campus
For the Davie Campus
Examinees are required to be professional, civil and respectful at all time while on the premises of the Test Center. All exams are continuously monitored by video and audio recording, physical walk-through, and through the observation window. The Test Center Staff is authorized to dismiss you from the test session for a violation of any of the Test Center Regulations, including exhibiting abusive behavior towards the Test Center Staff or other examinees. There will a brief security check upon entry to the test room.
Bring your email receipt sent to you by Prepblast.
A non-expired Photo ID is required of the test taker and must be presented prior to testing. NO EXCEPTIONS. You may not test without a valid, non-expired PHOTO ID. Your photo ID must match exactly the name you used when registering. Listed below are the only acceptable forms of photo identification (no photocopies accepted) :
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