What You Need to Take the Proctored ALEKS Assessment

  • Make sure you have taken the practice ALEKS beforehand.
  • Sign up for a proctored session through Navigate. Check below for the instructions and dates/times for the sessions.
  • You will need reliable internet connection and a working webcam with microphone and speakers.
  • A pen/pencil and blank paper.
  • NOTE: A calculator is not allowed. ALEKS will provide an on-screen calculator if you need one to complete a particular problem. Otherwise, you may not use a calculator.
  • Your CaneLink ID and password (for login). Duo Authentication must be completed to log in. After you have successfully logged into CaneLink, all cellphones must be put on silent and put away from their work space.
  • Identification with your legal name and photograph. You may use your: CaneCard, Driver's License, legal state or national identification card, or passport.
  • To take the ALEKS assessment, please log in to CaneLink and click on the "TAKE ALEKS" link in your Student Center.
  • If you experience technical issues while taking the assessment, please consult with the proctor or email the Department. For further assistance with technical issues, please use the ALEKS Customer Support link.
  • You will be prompted to download Respondus LockDown when you are in ALEKS. Please test that LockDown and Monitor are working correctly before you begin the assessment.
  • You will be given instructions before beginning your assessment for a check of surroundings and presenting your ID. Your entire session will be recorded and reviewed. You are held to the University of Miami Honor Code. Your entire ALEKS proctored session will be recorded and reviewed.

Sign Up for ALEKS

To register for an ALEKS Math Placement Test session, click the link below.

Make an Appointment


  1. Sign in to Navigate and click on Get Assistance (or just click the link above)
  2. Select UM Advising
  3. Select Department of Mathematics
  4. Select ALEKS
  5. Select location
  6. Choose a time

Available times:

Date Start Times
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11AM, 2PM and 5PM
Monday, August 3, 2020 11AM, 2PM and 5PM
Monday, August 10, 2020 11AM, 2PM and 5PM
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11AM, 2PM and 5PM
Thursday, August 13, 2020 11AM, 2PM and 5PM
Monday, August 17, 2020 10AM, 1PM and 4PM
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10AM, 1PM and 4PM