How do math placement exams work and how can I prepare for them?
You can find information about the exams at the Registrar placement exams page (click on the “Mathematics” tab). You can find practice questions at the Accuplacer student practice page.
I took a math class at another college or university, how can I transfer it to Boise State University?
First check to see whether it is already approved for transfer equivalency system. If you require assistance on an individual basis, make an advising appointment!
How can I get permission to repeat a class that I've repeated before?
If you need to repeat a class more than once then you will need to fill out a Request to Exceed Maximum Course Registration. First complete the form, including the justification and advisor signature. Then make an appointment with Math Advising. Please include (a) The course name and number (b) The past semesters and section numbers or instructor names. We will discuss how you can be successful retaking the course!
How do I obtain a permission number?
In order to receive a permission number from the Mathematics Department, please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org using your Boise State student email address.
- Name and student ID#
- The exact section number of the math class wanted including the 5-digit class number. e.g. MATH 170-001 (70187)
- A copy of the message received when attempting to register for the class.
We will be in contact with you if additional information is needed or to issue a permission number.