How does ALEKS work?

ALEKS offers personalized learning using a state-of-the-art AI learning system designed to assess what you know, what you don’t know, and what you’re ready to learn. ALEKS benefits include:

  • Self-paced
  • Convenient – online delivery

Math instruction is divided into three different tracks depending on your final career or educational goal.

Step 1: Choose one of the three tracks below:

  • STEM Track
    Basic Math: Developmental Math (Pre-algebra, Beginning Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra), College Algebra, Precalculus
  • Non-STEM Track
    Math Literacy: Liberal Arts Math/Quantitative Reasoning
  • Statistics Track
    Prep for Statistics: Introduction to Statistics

Step 2: Purchase ALEKS for 18 weeks

Step 3:  Complete ALEKS’ Initial Knowledge Check at the lowest level course in each track, which will serve as your placement exam

Your Own Math Tutor

In addition to ALEKS, for 18 weeks you’ll have a UVM Catamount math tutor provide support throughout your math journey. As you work through your course materials, your tutor will reach out every week to reinforce you in your self-paced study. If you have questions or need assistance just reach out and schedule a meeting with your tutor. You can do this as much or as little as you want over the 18-week time period. It’s that simple.