# Do I Need Math Placement?

## Do I need to complete the Math Placement Process?

Successfully completing a math course in your first year is important for your academic success.

Most students should study and complete the *Math Placement Tool* before Ram Orientation so that they can

- register for appropriate courses during orientation.
- develop a plan with their major adviser or academic support coordinator for completing the appropriate math in their first year at CSU.

### What is the Math Placement Tool?

- The
*Math Placement Tool*is an interactive assessment of your math preparation. It can be completed from home through a browser. Based on your results, you may become eligible to register for a Precalculus or Calculus course.

Use this short online tool to determine whether or not you need to complete the *Math Placement Tool*.

You should also check **Math Requirements for Specific Majors** (PDF).

- Have you completed at least one Mathematics or Statistics course at a college
**in Colorado**with a grade of C- or higher?