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What to Expect

General Instructions for Taking the Assessment

The purpose of the placement assessment is to give an accurate measure of your current mathematical skills so that you will be successful in your mathematics courses

You will need:

Tips for a successful assessment:

You are considered to be a student at Loyola University Chicago while taking this exam.  Receiving assistance on the ALEKS placement test is a violation of LUC's Academic Integrity found in Academic Standards and Regulations and is punishable under the provisions of that code; see http://www.luc.edu/academics/catalog/undergrad/reg_academicintegrity.shtml.

In any mathematics class you take, your instructor reserves the right to administer an in-class, proctored exam during the first week of the semester. If your performance on this exam is not consistent with your ALEKS placement score, you may be required to register for a lower course or to complete remedial work prior to continuing. Extreme difference in results will be reported to the Dean of your college.

To take the ALEKS assessment, log into LOCUS.

Clicking on the "ALEKS" link will launch a web browser where you can initiate the ALEKS placement testing as previously dictated.


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