ALEKS PPL: Placement, Preparation & Learning
ALEKS Math Placement Exam testing for the Spring 2020 Semester opened on October 1st. The last day to take the ALEKS Math Placement Exam for Spring 2020 Semester is January 3rd, 2020.
(Note: After January 3rd, 2020 there will be no ALEKS testing allowed. Testing will resume for future semesters after February 1st, 2020.)
USU uses the ALEKS PPL tool for student placement and provide students with resources to help them succeed in meeting their Math requirements.
What is ALEKS PPL?
How does ALEKS work?
How many times can I take the placement exam?
When should I take the placement exam?
What score do I need to get on the placement exam?
MAKE SURE THAT YOU TAKE THE CORRECT MATH OR STAT COURSE!!
CONSULT WITH YOUR ADVISOR, MATH ADVISING OFFICE, OR THE USU CATALOG TO AVOID TAKING ANY UNNECESSARY COURSES.
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How do I access ALEKS?
After taking their first proctored exam, students can access ALEKS through a link in their USU Banner account. You will have to sign-in to your account and click on the Math Placement Exam (ALEKS) link. (Contact USU Testing Services in order to schedule a proctored ALEKS exam at 435-797-3617.)
What happens after I sign-up for ALEKS?
Where can I take a proctored placement exam?
Students in Logan can take a proctored placement assessment at the Logan testing center located on the south side of the Merrill-Cazier Library. Students who do not live close to Logan can take the exams at any regional campus USU testing center or with any USU-approved proctor.
Logan Testing Center info:
Location - South side of Merrill-Cazier Library
Phone Number - (435) 797-3617
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on taking a proctored exam at USU, finding a proctor near your home, or requesting approval for a proctor, please call 1-855-834-2370.
Can I take a proctored placement exam from home or another remote location?
Yes, students may use Honorlock Proctoring to take any ALEKS placement assessment remotely using a computer with a webcam and microphone. There is a $13.00 proctoring fee for each attempt. Please review the Honorlock quickstart and guidelines prior to the test.
Honorlock Remote proctoring is available on-demand 24/7, with no scheduling required.
Use Honorlock by following these steps:
- Using Google Chrome, install the Honorlock Chrome Extension.
- With the extension installed, navigate to your ALEKS placement assessment and follow the proctoring instructions that appear on-screen.
What if I see questions I don't know?