Math Placement Test



As a new student, you will need to take a math placement exam. The exam is on the web and should be taken ASAP to ease your course registration. Your test results are used by your college/school to place you in the appropriate course according to your strengths and skills.

The Math placement test is for all students and given through Blackboard. The test is available 24 hours after you Activate your MaineStreet account. See previous steps for activating your MaineStreet Account.

To take the exam please go to http://courses.maine.edu and login using your MaineStreet ID and Password. (If you have lost this, please contact the IT Help Center.)

If you need assistance, please call the UMaine IT Help Desk at (207) 581-2506 or through the in-state toll free number, 1-866-560-6280.

The Math Placement Exam link is displayed in a separate module of your Blackboard Home page called "UM Math Placement Test" (it can be on the left or the right side of your home screen and you can move it on the page with your mouse). If you have not already done so, you can activate your account online at http://mail.maine.edu/ .

*** Please note that it may take up to 24 hours after activating your UMS account for you to be able to access the math placement exam.

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