ALEKS Chemistry Placement Assessment

If you plan to take General Chemistry I (CHEM 10060), you are required to take the online ALEKS Chemistry assessment.

WHEN TO TAKE THE ASSESSMENT

SPRING 2021: ASSESSMENT OPENS DEC. 2

Take the online ALEKS Chemistry assessment beginning Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 12:01 a.m.

  • To take the assessment, log into FlashLine > Student > Resources > Placement Assessment > Chemistry.
  • The assessment takes about an hour to complete. There is no time limit to take the initial assessment.
  • To be eligible to take CHEM 10060, you will need to obtain 100% mastery of the material in the ALEKS Chemistry assessment. You will need to complete all topics and use the learning modules available online through ALEKS Chemistry to improve your mastery as needed.
  • You will be periodically reassessed (each time 20 topics are learned) until you obtain 100% mastery of the 90 core topics. You do not need to take the Goal Completion Assessment that will be offered to you once your mastered topics plus your learned topics equal 90 (or 100%).

DEADLINE TO COMPLETE THE ASSESSMENT

SPRING 2021: JAN. 12

Only students who attain 100% mastery after the initial placement assessment or who reach 100% mastery through the use of the learning modules by Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 11:59 p.m. will be permitted to remain registered for CHEM 10060.

  • To ensure you that you obtain 100% mastery by the deadline, you may need to invest extra time to master the topics.. Take the assessment as early as possible.

SPRING 2021 ALEKS CHEMISTRY PLACEMENT SUPPORT 

You can schedule time to work with a chemistry tutor at the Academic Success Center for additional help with the learning modules after you have taken the assessment.

Email the Academic Success Center to schedule an appointment at starktutoring@kent.edu.