DSST New Pic  Thursday, February 2nd Boca campus will be open late till 8pm -All walk-in testing must be completed by 7:30pm

Aleks Math Placement - RETAKES ONLY

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.comDO NOT CALL Testing and Evaluation for technical help, as we will not be able to assist.


Registration Information - RETAKES ONLY

***Please disregard appointment statement on confirmation letter. Appointment is NOT necessary.***

For the Boca Raton Campus

  • Testing must be completed by 4:45pm, Monday - Friday. You may arrive as early as 8:30 am but must arrive no later than 2:15 pm to ensure you receive the full 2 hours of testing time. NO EXCEPTIONS

For the Davie Campus

  • Testing must be completed by 6:00pm Monday and Thursday, 4:45 pm Tuesday and Wednesday, or by 3:00 pm on Friday.

  • Cost  is $28.50 - Testing Fee must be paid before arriving at the Testing Center.
  • All testing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Test must be taken within 90 days of making payment.
  • The exam is 2 hours in length.
  • Testing is on a walk-in basis only AFTER you have paid your testing fee between the hours of 8:30 am - 2:15 pm
  • On extended evening hours, you must start no later than 5:30 pm. All testing must be completed by 7:30 pm

Test Center Regulations

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. 

What to Bring

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) :

Identification Requirements 

Schedule Your Exam

  • First Time Test Taker: Log-in to MyFAU and click on the tab labeled Math Placement and follow the instructions to take the exam. The exam may be taken at any avaliable computer.
  • Retake:If you are retaking the ALEKS Math Placement Test you must take this exam in the Office of Testing & Evaluation.
    • Boca Raton Campus testing office is located in the Student Support Services Building (Bldg 80), Room 210.
    • Davie Campus testing office is located in Liberal Arts Building, Room 243A
  • If you are out of the area and need to take the ALEKS math placement exam please email fautesting@fau.edu for information regarding how to schedule this exam.
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Boca Raton Campus

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 Last Modified 1/3/17