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Dates and Deadlines

ALEKS is only available to new students. For students starting classes in Fall 2018:

  • The ALEKS Assessment is available after May 1, upon receipt of deposit.
  • All entering first-year students are required to take at least one assessment before their New Student Orientation.
  • The final deadline to retake the assessment is the Last Day to Add, August 24, 2018.

Students who do not meet course prerequisites will not be permitted to enroll in the course.

Examination Credit

Students with appropriate examination credit or exemption are not required to take the ALEKS Math Assessment. For specific credit by exam and score, please consult Academic Credit and Placement.

Disability Accommodations

This is not a timed test. The assessment will ask up to 30 questions. You may take as long as you need to answer the questions, as long as the assessment is completed within 48 hours of starting.

If you need accommodations, please contact the Office of Disability Services. Phone: (504) 865-2990



If you encounter a technical issue within ALEKS, contact ALEKS Higher Education Customer Support:

Hours (Eastern Time):
Sunday, 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Email:  Contact ALEKS

Telephone: (714) 619-7090


Any non-technical issues or questions should be directed to