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Mathematics Placement

UConn requires all undergraduate students seeking to register for Pre-Calculus, Calculus I and II to take the online Mathematics Placement Exam (MPE) in order to determine student readiness for appropriate placement. The MPE is offered online via Husky CT and can be taken anywhere where internet access is available.


  • Students must earn a qualifying score on the MPE in order to register for the following courses.
    • MATH 1060Q (Pre-Calculus)
    • MATH 1131Q (Calculus I), MATH 1132Q (Calculus II), MATH 1151Q (Honors Calculus I), or 1152Q (Honors Calculus II).

Math Placement Exam & List of Majors
Please click here for more information regarding the placement exam and the list of majors that required the MPE.

Non-Degree Students: non-degree students are not required to take the MPE.  They should coordinate with the registrar’s office to register for their courses based on availability.

If all sections are full, please put your name on the Department of Mathematics waiting list.