COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Math Placement - FAQ

Do I need to install any plug-ins prior to taking the assessment?

A: Yes.

  • Close all documents and programs on your computer except your browser.
  • Go to the main ALEKS web page at:
  • Press the DOWNLOADS link at the upper right. Follow the instructions to install the necessary software on your computer.
  • After installation of the ALEKS plug-in, restart (reboot) your computer.

ALEKS is cross-platform accessible. If there is difficulty installing the plug-in see:

For troubles related to Next Generation Java, see