University of California, Riverside

Academic Resource Center



Mathematics Advisory Exam (MAE)


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Mathematics Preparation Programs

math.testing@ucr.edu

   Steven Garcia, Coordinator
   Anita Ortiz, Administrative Assistant


is used by UCR to assess student readiness in mathematics for University work and to determine the appropriate placement. Students must satisfy placement requirements before registering for this subject at UCR. Examination results are used for advising and placement purposes only; unit credit cannot be earned with these exams.

 


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Students that need special accommodations

If special accommodations for testing are needed due to a disability, please contact Services for Students with Disabilities. Appropriate documentation of need for accommodations must be provided prior to approval of testing arrangements.

Also, at UCR, we are able to test students with disabilities who require testing accommodations at any time. This also includes accommodations during the months of July and August. Please contact us if you'd like to take the exam at UCR at a time other than those scheduled on this site. If you require accommodations for a disability, please fill out a reservation form at least 2 weeks in advance of the exam date. Documentation of disability will be required. If you have any other questions about receiving accommodations, please contact Steve Garcia via email at steven.garcia@ucr.edu or at 951-827-5245

Students from out of state or out of the country

In the Spring, new incoming freshmen will be contact via email with special instructions about taking the MAE. Please be patient and we will contact you to let you know when and where you can take the exam. The email will be sent to your UCR email account so please be sure to check there.

Test Dates/Times

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • YOU MUST HAVE A PHOTO ID ON DAY OF EXAM. CLICK HERE TO SEE ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ID. A photocopy or picture of the ID will NOT be accepted.
  • You will only be charged for this exam one time. Billing is based on those that actually took the exam. Making a reservation is important in order to have enough testing materials for administering the exam.
  • A confirmation email is sent to the email address that you provide in the reservation form. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please check your junk mail folder for a message from "Placement Test Coordinator" before contacting us.
  • We give exams all year long. Future test dates are always being added. Please check back periodically if you need to take an exam.

Online Reservation Directions:

  • Click on a DATE to reserve a seat for an exam.
  • Click on the SITE to see driving directions.
  • Click on a ROOM to see a campus map.
  • Click on the "P" to see parking location closest to the exam room. IMPORTANT: ***At UCR, permits are required at all times all year long. It is up to the student to purchase a permit. Full exam time is around 3 hours from the listed time below. So please purchase a permit accordingly. There is a kiosk at the main entrance to the campus as well as dispensers in some lots.
  • To update your information or cancel a reservation: Please select from the drop down button on the reservation form. The latest information submitted will update and replace the previous form.
Date
Check In Time
Site
Room
Parking Info*** 
If a form is closed or no longer taking submission, then that date is likely full. You'll need to select a different date.

To ensure access to the exam on your scheduled date, please be prompt to check-in.  If you are late, you will have to reschedule for another date

Saturday June 24, 2017 8:50 AM UCR UNLH 1000

Parking Lot 24

In the months of May and June, an attendant will be on duty before the exam time. The attendant will be giving out a free 5 hour permit. Once the attendant leaves, it is up to the student to purchase a permit as they are required at all times. If the attendant is gone, you are likely too late to take the exam

   
Saturday June 24, 2017  1:50 PM UCR UNLH 1000
Sunday June 25, 2017 8:50 AM UCR UNLH 1000
Sunday June 25, 2017  1:50 PM UCR UNLH 1000
For test dates in July and August, please see the Highlander Orientation Tests tab above. IMPORTANT NOTE: Students that take the MAE for the first time after the last June exam will NOT be eligible to retake the MAE.  

Off Site Test Dates/Times

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • YOU MUST HAVE A PHOTO ID ON DAY OF EXAM. CLICK HERE TO SEE ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ID. A photocopy or picture of the ID will NOT be accepted.
  • You will only be charged for this exam one time. Billing is based on those that actually took the exam. Making a reservation is important in order to have enough testing materials for administering the exam.
  • A confirmation email is sent to the email address that you provide in the reservation form. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please check your junk mail folder for a message from "Placement Test Coordinator" before contacting us.

Online Reservation Directions:

  • Click on a DATE to reserve a seat for an exam.
  • Click on the SITE to see driving directions.
  • Click on a ROOM to see a campus map.
  • Click on PARKING INFO to see parking location closest to the exam room.
  • To update your information or cancel a reservation: Please select from the drop down button on the reservation form. The latest information submitted will update and replace the previous form.
Date
Check In Time
Site
Room
Parking Info

To ensure access to the exam on your scheduled date, please be prompt to check-in.  If you are late, you will have to reschedule for another date.

These exam dates are for UCR students only. We will not test non-UCR students at offsite locations

Saturday June 24, 2017

8:50 AM UC Berkeley GPB 100

Lower Hearst Parking Structure 

Parking is free

Saturday June 24, 2017

1:50 PM UC Berkeley GPB 100

Lower Hearst Parking Structure 

Parking is free 

Sunday June 25, 2017

9:50 AM UC Berkeley GPB 100

Lower Hearst Parking Structure 

Parking is free 

EXAM DATES DURING HIGHLANDER ORIENTATION

IMPORTANT NOTE: STUDENTS THAT TAKE THE MAE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON THESE DATES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO RETAKE THE MAE. YOU MUST TAKE THE MAE DURING MAY OR JUNE IN ORDER TO BEGIN TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RETAKE THE MAE.

PLEASE READ:

  • YOU MUST HAVE A PHOTO ID ON DAY OF EXAM. CLICK HERE TO SEE ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ID. A photocopy or picture of the ID will NOT be accepted.
  • You will only be charged for this exam one time. Billing is based on those that actually took the exam. Making a reservation is important in order to have enough testing materials for administering the exam.
  • A confirmation email is sent to the email address that you provide in the reservation form. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please check your junk mail folder for a message from "Placement Test Coordinator" before contacting us.
  • We give exams all year long. Future test dates are always being added. Please check back periodically if you need to take an exam.

Online Reservation Directions:

  • Click on a DATE to reserve a seat for an exam.
  • Click on the SITE to see driving directions.
  • Click on a ROOM to see a campus map.
  • Click on the "P" to see parking location closest to the exam room. IMPORTANT: ***At UCR, permits are required at all times all year long. It is up to the student to purchase a permit. Full exam time is around 3 hours from the listed time below. So please purchase a permit accordingly. There is a kiosk at the main entrance to the campus as well as dispensers in some lots.
  • To update your information or cancel a reservation: Please select from the drop down button on the reservation form. The latest information submitted will update and replace the previous form.
Date
Check In Time
Site
Room
Parking Info
IMPORTANT NOTE: Students that take the MAE for the first time on these dates are not eligible to retake the MAE. 
 Wednesday July 05, 2017  12:50 PM UCR  LFSC 1500

 Lot 30

Parking is $7.00

Only credit cards may be used at campus pay stations.

Pay stations only accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover

Sunday July 09, 2017  12:50 PM UCR MSE 104

 Lot 24 

Parking is $9.00

Only credit cards may be used at campus pay stations.

Pay stations only accept Visa, Mastercard,  Discover  

Wednesday July 12, 2017 12:50 PM UCR  HUB 302 N
Sunday July 16, 2017 12:50 PM UCR  MSE 104
Wednesday July 19, 2017 12:50 PM UCR  HUB 302 N
Monday July 24, 2017 12:50 PM UCR  INTN 1020
Thursday July 27, 2017 12:50 PM UCR  BRNHL B118
Sunday July 30, 2017 12:50 PM UCR MSE 104
Wednesday August 02, 2017 12:50 PM UCR BRNHL B118
Sunday August 06, 2017 12:50 PM UCR MSE 104
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 12:50 PM UCR BRNHL B118 

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Academic Resource Center
Room 156, First Floor 380 Surge Building

Tel: (951) 827-3721
Fax: (951) 827-4543
E-mail: arc@ucr.edu

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