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Placement Test Review

Taking a Math Placement Test

For information on the math placement test and to schedule an appointment for a remote proctored test visit

Math Placement Test Information Sessions

In addition to the math placement test information at and the below resources, the Learning Commons offers free Placement Test Information Sessions to help COD students prepare for testing.

Math Resources

ALEKS Prep and Learn

After taking Test 1 use the ALEKS Prep and Learning module to review for the proctored placement test. The ALEKS Prep and Learning module keeps track of which math topics you know, and which ones you are ready to learn. Students have access to the ALEKS Prep and Learning module for one year. To access Test 1 and the ALEKS Prep and Learning module log-in to and click the link in the Math Placement Test section in the middle of the page.

The ALEKS Geometry Placement Test has a built-in review called the Prep and Learning Module which can be accessed after taking test 1. In addition, a DIY Geometry Review is available on the Math Assistance Area website.

ELS Resources

KITE Part 1

Part 1 Practice Test: Using the Google Chrome browser, copy and paste the link below:

KITE Part 2

Part 2 Practice Test: Using the Google Chrome browser, copy and paste the link below: 

For additional preparation assistance, schedule an appointment with a Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance (WRSA) coach. Students are limited to eight appointments with a WRSA coach to review for the KITE Part 1 placement test and eight appointments for the KITE Part 2 placement test.

Contact Information

Learning Commons
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102
Call: (630) 942-3940

Learning Commons Hours of Operation

Learning Commons West
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1016B, (630) 942-3960

Mathematics Assistance
(630) 942-3339

Writing, Reading, and Speech Assistance
(630) 942-3355

Tutoring Services
(630) 942-3686