Aleks Math Placement

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.

Registration Information

***Please disregard appointment statement on confirmation letter, appointment is not necessary.***

  • Boca Raton Campus
    • Testing must be completed by 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday. You must arrive no later than 2:15 to ensure you receive the full 2 hours of testing time. NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Davie Campus
    • Testing must be completed by 6:00pm Monday and Thursday, 4:30 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.
  • 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
  • Test must be taken within 90 days of making payment.
  • The exam is 2 hours in length.

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) :
    • current driver's license
    • state approved ID (http://www.flhsmv.gov/)
    • college ID
    • current state or federal ID card
    • current passport

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 testandeval@fau.edu for information regarding how to schedule this exam.

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Boca Raton Campus

Davie Campus



Directions/Parking

From I-95 take exit #45, which is also known as Glades Road.
From Florida Turnpike take exit #75, which is also known as Glades Road.

Go east, towards the ocean, on Glades Road and make a left on 1st FAU entrance (Broward Avenue). Once on campus turn right onto Indian river Street then turn left onto Dade Avenue. Visitor parking is on the left; located on the south end of the student support services building (also known as SU 80). If you do not have an FAU parking decal you must park in the visitor's parking lot. All visitors must pay to park at FAU. The price is $1.00 per hour or $10.00 a day, you can pay with cash or credit card. Site Address: 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton FL 33431 Building Student Support Services SU 80 suite 210. If you do not have an FAU parking decal you must park in the visitor's parking lot.

For printable directions with a map click here.
or you can obtain turn by turn directions from Google Maps.
On the Davie Campus if you do not have a decal test takers can purchase a day pass for $2 from the Owl card center in SD 201. They need a cash or a check for the amount. They also need their tag number and year of the car. The center is open on Mon and Thurs 8:30-7, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30-4:30, Friday 8:30-3:30. They are closed everyday from 1-2 for lunch. Their direct phone number is 954-236-1549.

You can obtain turn by turn directions from Google Maps.
If you do not have an FAU parking decal you must park at the metered parking.

You can obtain turn by turn directions from Google Maps.

Accommodations

The FAU Testing Center willingly provides special test accommodations for all candidates who qualify for non-standard test administrations. Please send all documentation to FAU Testing Center no later than two weeks prior to your test date. You can fax your documentation to (561) 297-0170 or drop it off at our office in the Student Support Service Building, SU 80 Room 210.

Documentation of your accommodations must :

  • be current- i.e., completed within the past few years for disabilities not of a permanent or unchanging nature.
  • describe the specific accommodations requested
  • adequately support each of the requested testing accommodation(s)
  • be typed or printed on official letterhead and be signed by an evaluator qualified to make the diagnosis.

FAU Students who believe they qualify for special accommodations should contact the FAU Office for Students with Disabilities for assistance with this process.

For more information please contact Testing and Evaluation.

 Last Modified 8/21/14