Student must show evidence of course placement for math and writing courses.

Writing: Accuplacer - $18.00

Request an appointment to take this proctored writing test at the Kodiak College Test Center. Students should arrive 15-30 minutes before the test to allow time to obtain an UA ID number if needed, and to pay for the test at the Business Office.

Note: SAT and ACT are accepted for writing placement.

Math: ALEKS - Free

Take the ALEKS

Students may take this online placement test from any computer at the location of their choice. This test is not proctored. Students are welcome to use campus computers for this test. Students will need their UA log-in credentials to access ALEKS.

Students need to obtain a UA log-in credentials (username and password) to take both placement tests. Current students may go to to retrieve this information.

New students may request a UA ID number at Student Services on campus (please bring legal photo ID). Contact us at (907) 486-1266 or with questions.

Placement Testing Information Sheet - PDF

Already taken math and/or writing?

Students who have completed college-level (100 level+) math and writing courses must submit official transcripts to be evaluated for course placement.