BEFORE you access the ALEKS assessment:

  • ┬áCheck that your computer meets the system requirements for running ALEKS.
  • ┬áBefore you take the ALEKS assessment, ALEKS will present a short tutorial on how to enter answers, how to use the graphing utilities, and how to use the built in calculator that will be offered when appropriate. TAKE YOUR TIME WITH THIS TUTORIAL AND BE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND HOW THESE FEATURES WORK.

To log into ALEKS, go to your Admissions MyAccount or Iowa State sign-on dashboard:

To access your Admissions MyAccount:

To access your Iowa State sign-on dashboard:,

and search “ALEKS”.

If you need help:

For ALEKS technical help:
ALEKS customer support number: 800-258-2374
ISU help with mathematics placement, ALEKS access: