MPT INSTRUCTIONS


*Please Read ALL the Instructions Completely Before Beginning the Testing Process.*

If you have questions or need help please contact:

MPT Coordinator

Email: mpt@uccs.edu


*NOTE:  it may take up to 2 business days for your MPT placement score to sync to your UCCS 
Student Portal. You will not be able to register for a math course until this occurs!
 

 

  1. Go to www.mymathtest.com

  2. Under “Register Now” select Student.” Then select “OK! Register Now.” When it asks if you have an access code, select “No, I need to buy access and select “Next.” You will be asked for payment information later in the process.

  3. Review the License Agreement and Privacy Policy. Once completed, click "I Accept."

  4. Create your user account. When it asks “Do you have a Pearson Education account,” Select “No.” Even if you have previously used www.mymathtest.com, you will need to create a new account. You will need to create a Login Name and Password. Your Login Name needs to be an email address not previously used with a www.mymathtest.com account. Select “Next.”

  5. On the “Account Information” page, fill in:

a)     Full First Name, full Last Name, Email Address, and Re-type Your Email Address.  

Use your UCCS email address or the email address you used on your application to UCCS.

 b)     Fill in School Country "United States" and enter "80933" as the school’s zip code.  Select “UNIV OF COLO- COLO SPR” for the school name.

        c)      Select a Security Question and fill in your answer and select “Next.”

6.  The cost is $12.00. VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover, and PayPal are accepted.

7. After processing, click “Log In Now.” This will return you to www.mymathtest.com. Click “Sign In.” Enter the username and password that you established in Step #4.

8.   When prompted, enter the appropriate Program ID (from the table below) and click “Enroll.”

  • NOTE: All letters should be entered as CAPS and the “0” is the number zero.


First Letter of Last Name:

Program ID

A-B

XL1G-Y1EC-901Z-60W2

C-E

XL1G-Y1FB-301Z-10W2

F-G

XL1G-Y1FE-301Z-40W2

H-L

XL1G-Y1FJ-301Z-90W2

M-O

XL1G-Y1FK-401Z-00W2

P-R

XL1G-Y1FL-401Z-10W2

S

XL1G-Y1FN-401Z-30W2

T-Z

XL1G-Y1FR-401Z-70W2

 

9.     On the Home Page, under Announcements, complete the "How to Enter Answers" tutorial.

10.   If desired, complete the reviews found under the “Study Plan” menu. Otherwise, click “Take a Test” to select a test.

·     To determine the test(s) you should take, look at your major in the table of required math courses found here:
http://www.uccs.edu/math/mptrequired.html

11.   Take the required test(s).

·     You have two chances to take each test and there are review tests to use if you need to refresh your skills.

·     If you are attempting to enroll in Business Calculus MATH 1120 or Calculus I MATH 1350 you will be required to pass two tests as described on the reverse page.

12.  After completing each test, note your score for your records.  Your scores will sync to your student portal within two business days, at which point you will be able to register for the appropriate math course based on the table below.

  • *To qualify to take one of the following math courses, you must either PASS the corresponding prerequisite course or  receive a passing score on the Math Placement Test(s).

    Course #/ Course Title

    Math Placement Score

    Prerequisite Course and Title

               MATH 99            Algebra II: 
    Intermediate Algebra

    Score of 80% or higher on the
    Math 99 Placement Test

    MATH 90
    Algebra I: Fundamentals of Algebra

    MATH 1040
    College Algebra

    Score of 50% or higher on the
    College Algebra Placement Test

    MATH 99
    Algebra II: Intermediate Algebra

    MATH 1050
    Elementary Functions for Calculus (Precalculus)

    Score of 70% or higher on the
    Precalculus Placement Test

    MATH 1040
    College Algebra

    MATH 1120
    Calculus for Business & Economics

    (1) Score of 87% or higher on the
    College Algebra Placement Test  and

    (2) Score of 50% or higher on the Calculus for Business and Economics PlacementTest

    MATH 1040
    College Algebra


    MATH 1310
    Calculus I w/

    Refresher Precalculus A

    (1) Score of 87% or higher on the
    Precalculus Placement Test AND

    (2) Score of 50% or higher on the
    Calculus Placement Test

    MATH 1050
    Elementary Functions
    for Calculus (Precalculus)

    MATH 1330
    Calculus for Life Sciences

    (1) Score of 87% or higher on the 
    Precalculus Placement Test AND

    (2) Score of 50% or higher on the 
    Calculus Placement Test

    MATH 1050
    Elementary Functions
    for Calculus 
    (Precalculus)

    MATH 1350
    Calculus I

    (1) Score of 87% or higher on the 
    Precalculus Placement Test AND

    (2) Score of 50% or higher on the 
    Calculus Placement Test

    MATH 1050
    Elementary Functions 
    for Calculus (Precalculus)