Placement Test, ALEKS PPL Assessment

Clicking "I don't know" to answer a question on the PPL Assessment
It is likely that you will be asked questions on material you have not yet learned. On such questions it is appropriate to answer, "I don't know....
Fri, 22 May, 2020 at 4:31 PM
Where can I find my PPL Assessment score? How do I know if my placement score is processed into the UA system?
You will see your score in ALEKS immediately after you complete your PPL Assessment, but cannot register for a math course until the score is uploaded into...
Fri, 22 May, 2020 at 4:36 PM
Do I have to take the highest course I place into?
If you place high, you can always take a lower course. Often, this is a good idea. Many students opt to take a review course to build a more solid foundatio...
Tue, 6 Mar, 2018 at 12:32 PM
How is my score on the PPL Assessment calculated?
There are several topics on the ALEKS PPL Assessment. In a relatively short period of time (60-90 minutes), ALEKS assesses the percentage of the student&#x...
Fri, 22 May, 2020 at 4:38 PM
What if I do not obtain the required minimum ALEKS PPL score for courses?
It may be best to take the course you place into. However, you can choose to review and retest to try to obtain a higher score. Once you have taken the ALE...
Mon, 17 Sep, 2018 at 4:25 PM
What if I retake the PPL Assessment and do worse than I did the first time?
If a previous UA ALEKS PPL Assessment score resulted in a higher UA math placement, the system will keep the higher score, unless the score has expired. Te...
Fri, 22 May, 2020 at 4:40 PM
Do I have to take the PPL Assessment?
If you are an incoming student, please refer to the Math Placement section of the Next Steps Center. If you are a current student who still needs to tak...
Fri, 22 May, 2020 at 4:42 PM
Why is my placement score rejected?
When looking at your Transfer Credit Report you will see your PPL Assessment (PPL1 or PPLN) scores under "Test Credits".  This place is easy for s...
Fri, 22 May, 2020 at 4:43 PM
Are there any accommodations available to me if I am registered with the Disability Resource Center (DRC)?
The Math Placement Assessment is a 60-90 minute test.  Extra time up to 3 hours is allowed for all students. Students who require screen reading technol...
Mon, 17 Sep, 2018 at 4:54 PM
What Calculator can I use on the PPL Assessment?
It is your responsibility to make sure you are using an approved calculator on the test.  A TI-83 or 84 is recommended.  If you have a different calculator,...
Fri, 22 May, 2020 at 4:43 PM