Online Placement Exam Fee - $54 (nonrefundable)

The IU Bloomington Online Placement Exam fee covers math and foreign language online placement exams. The fee will be assessed and appear on a student's bursar bill the first time a student logs in to take an online placement exam and it will cover any additional such exams taken for the academic year.

Important information about the test

You are exempt from the Math Placement Exam ONLY under the following circumstances**:

Students with intended business majors: you must have IU Bloomington credit for either Math-M 118 or Math-M 119 or Math-M 211 to be exempt for the online Math Placement Exam.

All other students: you must have IU Bloomington credit for Math-M118 and Math-M119 OR Math-M211 to be exempt from the online Math Placement Exam.

If your transfer credits have not given you credit for these IU Bloomington course(s), you must plan to take the Math Placement Exam prior to New Student Orientation.

**If you plan to enroll in CHEM-C 117, CHEM-S 117, MATH-T 101, or EDUC-N 101, you must plan to take the Math Placement Exam, regardless of your intended area of study.

You are required to take the online math placement exam (ALEKS) only once, but you can choose to take it up to three times, and you will have the opportunity to improve your score by taking the online tutorials that are built into the ALEKS system. These are mandatory for retesting for IU Bloomington and could take several hours to complete.

You will complete your test on the secure ALEKS testing site, which is not part of the IU web domain. When you click on the login button below, you may see an IU Login screen. Just enter your IU username and passphrase. If you don't see the IU Login screen, don't worry—it just means you have already authenticated.

You must complete the exam in one sitting without breaks and should not log in until you are ready to test without interruptions. Once you log in, you must begin testing and cannot log out and resume the exam later.

For technical issues with ALEKS please use the ALEKS support form.

While at New Student Orientation, your academic advisor will provide you with information about the interpretation of your score and placement. Information is also available on the Math department's website.

Take the ALEKS Math Placement test

To begin, please select your campus: