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

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 - All testing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Testing is on a walk-in basis only AFTER you have paid your testing fee
  • Test must be taken within 60 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 (
    • 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. If you are out of the area and need to take the ALEKS math placement exam please email for information regarding how to schedule this exam.
  • 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

By clicking the campus location below I agree that I have read and understand the information listed above. I understand that I am retaking ALEKS and I am now ready to register for the ALEKS math placement test

Boca Raton Campus

Davie Campus


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 Last Modified 6/19/14