Math Diagnostic Test
If you plan to enroll in Math 1 – Pre-Calculus, Math 3A – Calculus for Life Science Students, Math 31A – Calculus and Analytical Geometry, or Math 31AL – Differential and Integral Calculus Laboratory, you must take the online Math Diagnostic Test.
Students should take the Math Diagnostic Test under the following conditions:
- Students who do not have AP credit or other course credit for Math 1, Math 31A, Math 31A, or Math 3AL
- Students who are waiting for UCLA to receive their AP test scores or other course credit
- Students who have AP credit or other course credit for any of these courses, but wish to repeat course(s) at UCLA
(please note that repeating the course means no grade or unit credit and a permanent transcript notation)
If you plan to take the exam, it’s available online beginning May 1, 2020. Please complete the exam before July 1, 2020, so your placement is available in time for New Student Orientation and you can enroll in the appropriate course. There is a $20 non-refundable charge since the test is operated by a third party — ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning (ALEKS PPL).
Chemistry Diagnostic Test
If you plan to enroll in Chemistry 17, Chemistry 14A, Chemistry 14AE, Chemistry 20A or Chemistry 20AH during the Fall 2020 Quarter you must take the online Chemistry Diagnostic Test.
The exam will be available online beginning May 1, 2020. Please complete the exam before July 1, 2020 so that your placement recommendation will be available at New Student Orientation, thus allowing you to enroll in the appropriate course. There is no charge for taking this examination and the results are advisory, not mandatory.