PLEASE NOTE: You must be admitted to Kent State University in order to take the online math placement assessment (ALEKS), and you will not be permitted to attend SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising and Registration) until you have completed all required placement assessments. Transfer students who have taken college-level math should contact the University before completing the assessment. Please call 330-339-3391 if you need more information.
Follow the instructions below to complete the ALEKS online math placement assessment from home. If you prefer to take the assessment on campus, please report to the Network Services Help Desk located on the second floor of Founders Hall during the following hours:
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Fridays, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(No appointment necessary. Allow 90 minutes to complete the ALEKS assessment.)
Your initial password consists of information that only you know. The format for your initial 10-character password is: mmmyyxxxxx (all lower case)
1. mmm the first three letters of your birth month (ex. April apr)
2. yy the last two digits of your birth year
3. xxxxx the last five digits of your Kent State ID Number
Name: Joseph R. Student
User Name: jstudent
Date of Birth: June 30, 1990
Kent State ID Number: 810116812
Initial Password: jun9016812
After logging in, you will be prompted to change your password. Your new password must be comprised of at least eight characters, using a combination of upper and lower case letters and numbers. Note that your FlashLine password is case sensitive.
Remember your new password!
The use of ALEKS requires installation of the ALEKS plug-in. The plug-in should install on your computer automatically the first time you access the ALEKS site. If you have trouble installing the plug-in, visit www.aleks.com/faqs/technical.