Based on multiple factors (such as admit term, ACT/SAT scores, high school academic experience), some incoming freshmen may receive a Math Offer. The Math Offer can be found on the confirmation page of your New Sooner Orientation registration. Students who want to take courses that differ from their Math Offer, can take the ALEKS Math Assessment.
What if I don't have a Math Offer?
If you don’t have a Math Offer, it is likely we don’t have enough academic information to give you an accurate placement to encourage student success. To make sure you take the correct math course, if you don’t have a Math Offer, you will need to take the Math Assessment.
How do I assess into a higher math course?
If you would like to be placed into a higher math course or if you NEED to assess, you can assess for FREE through using ProctorU. You can assess remotely via ProctorU or on OU’s campus. You can assess up to three times. Before you can complete the math assessment, you must create a ProctorU account and schedule your virtual assessment Click here during your scheduled ProctorU session to complete the math assessment.
Step 1: Create a ProctorU account and schedule your virtual assessment session
Step 2: During your scheduled ProctorU virtual assessment session, click here to complete the math assessment.
Is the assessment proctored?
Yes, the assessment is proctored through ProctorU. ProctorU is a live online proctoring service that allows you to take your exam from the comfort of your home. ProctorU is available 24/7 and free of charge for students taking the math placement. Before you can complete the math assessment, you must create a ProctorU account and schedule your virtual assessment session. Creating a ProctorU account is simple. You can do so by visiting go.proctoru.com. Please be sure to utilize your University of Oklahoma email address for your account.
You will need:
· A high-speed internet connection
· A webcam (internal or external)
· A Windows or Apple Operating System
· A government issued photo ID
ProctorU recommends that you visit https://go.proctoru.com/students/system-metrics/new prior to your proctoring session to test your equipment. You may use the chat box towards the bottom right to connect with a live representative for questions or for assistance troubleshooting any issues. Please make sure that you are using the current version of your browser and have downloaded the ProctorU extension available at bit.ly/proctoruchrome or proctoru.com/firefox.
Additionally, please visit and review the test-taker resource center here. You should expect the startup process with the proctor to take about 10-15 minutes. However, this time will not affect your exam time. Please feel free to direct any questions to the student support team via the live chat within your account.
How long will the assessment take?
The assessment typically takes between one and half and two hours to complete. You must complete the full assessment in one sitting, so prepare appropriately.
Can I reassess?
Yes! If you would like to reassess, you must spend five hours in the study modules between proctored assessments.
What if my Math Offer is higher than my math assessment?
If you receive a higher Math Offer than your ALEKS placement through the assessment, OU will honor your Math Offer.
I am entering OU with math credit such as concurrent enrollment or math credit from another university, will this be reflected in my Math Offer?
No, this is not taken into consideration with your Math Offer, however, you will receive math credit and be placed into the appropriate math course when you meet with your advisor during your New Sooner Orientation Day. As long as you send us your official transcript, your math placement will reflect any math transfer credits from other universities or concurrent enrollment. It is very important you send OU your official transcript with any concurrent enrollment credit as soon as possible, so your academic advisor can place you in the appropriate math course, regardless of your initial Math Offer.