Placement Test Retake

MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT TEST RETAKE

Be sure you have adequately reviewed your math skills so you will do well on the placement test. You only get ONE chance to retake the test, and your most recent results will be used for placement. Students need to get authorization from the math consultant for all retakes. During SOAR, students should see the math consultant.  During the academic year, an email should be sent to placement@math.wisc.edu.

Review Resources:

FORGOTTEN ALGEBRA, by Barbara Lee Bleau, Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

For placement into:   112  College Algebra

                                   114  College Algebra and Trigonometry Combined

                                   171  Topics in Pre-Calculus

www.math.com   for Information on Studying for the Classes Listed Below:

For placement into:   113  Trigonometry

                                   210  Topics in Finite Math

                                   211  Calculus

                                   221  Calculus and Analytic Geometry

MyMathTest Review Program

If you wish to use to the review program you need an access code.  Please contact the math consultant at SOAR or email placement@math.wisc.edu for one.

 

Information and Schedule for the Placement Retake:

  •  Go to www.testing.wisc.edu  (Testing and Evaluation website) for information .
  • The exam is free and there is no need to register.
     The schedule is as follow:
    June 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, and 20:  5:00 or 7:00 PM in room 341 Education Sciences.
    August 24, 8:00AM room 105 Psychology
    August 25, 11:00AM room 113 Psychology
    August 26, 8:00AM room 105 Psychology
    August 27, 11:00AM room 113 Psychology
    August 28, 9:30AM room 341 Education Sciences
    August 29, 9:30AM room 341 Education Sciences

    You can also call them at (608) 262-5863 if you need special arrangement.
     Note that retakes cannot be scheduled during the Regional Testing Days and must be taken on the Madison campus.

  •  The test lasts 1 hour 20 minutes.  Please come to the testing office 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
  •   A non-graphing calculator is allowed.
  •   Your scores should be posted in the Student Center under Academics within one week.

Help Desk:

The Mathematics Department runs a registration help desk during the first two weeks of each semester.  After getting your new scores, if you have trouble registering or finding an open section, please stop by room 307 Van Vleck.

Questions:

Contact Diane Rivard, Math Placement Adviser, placement@math.wisc.edu, 720 Van Vleck, 262-2882.