Technical Details - Aleks

Students will need to use a computer with the Chrome browser installed in order to use the online proctor function.

If the web browser gets stuck or computer crashes while a student is taking the Placement Assessment, simply close the browser, or log out and log back in. ALEKS will resume the Placement Assessment exactly where the student left off, with no loss of the previous answers.

Tech Specs:

Operating System: Windows 7, 8 ,10; Mac OSX 10.9 and higher

Browser: Google Chrome (minimum version 56)

Internet: Speed : 1.5 Mbps download, 750 Kbps upload

Additionally students will then need the following for taking Official/Proctored MPA#2:  

Accessibility for ALEKS - Disability Accommodations

To request disability accommodation, please contact Disability Resources for Students at:

drs@wwu.edu
360.650.3083 (Voice)
360.255.7175 (VP)
360.650.3715 (Fax)

Please note that the MPA is designed to be completed in 60-90 minutes, yet students are permitted 3 hours to complete it.  Students are encouraged to take the MPA Practice Test to determine whether they have enough time, before requesting extended time accommodations.  More information can be found on the ALEKS accessibility webpage.