Math advising resources for first-year students

Math advising resources for Spring 2021

Placement exam information

The placement exam info site is the best source of information.

Please note that the placement exam is required in order to enroll in Math 110, 112, 115, 116, 120. It is also needed if you plan to seek advice during our placement advising session (otherwise the advisers will not be able to help you with placement).

Syllabus and videos, for information about each course

These will be available in early Decmber, linked from Online Course Search



For questions that are not addressed in the FAQ’s, you can e-mail:

Use the specified subject line, to help the advisers identify your e-mail. 

For course specific questions, the course coordinator / instructor, with the subject line: “Question about Math [number]”.

Quick placement questions (after completing the placement test), with the subject line “Placement question”:   

Math major / advanced course / other questions, with the subject “DUS question”:   

For more complex questions, advising via zoom:  

If you completed the placement exam, missed the placement advising session, and wish to consider switching to another course, please contact the course director of the class you wish to take - the list is above. 

Placement advising sessions took place during summer 2020. With any current questions, please use the e-mail list above. 

Academic Fair took place in summer 2020, for questions about everything except individual advice about calculus placement. This year, the Fair was in the form of an introductory “math orientation” video followed by a live Q&A session on zoom. Both are linked below. 

Math orientation video

Math live Q&A session video