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Registering for the Placement Test

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Q. How can I register for and take a math placement exam?

A. If you don't have an account, create one by registering at the CASA Registration Page. Then log in to your account and choose 'Math Placement' from the 'Course Listing' section. Within the 'Math Placement' section you will have access to practice exams, as well as topic-by-topic videos and quizzes to help you prepare for the placement exams. When you’re ready to take the test, select 'Online Placement Exams' and follow the instructions provided.


Q. I scored below 80% on the online Calculus 1 Placement Exam. How do I schedule a second attempt during orientation?

A. In your "Math Placement" account on CourseWare, choose "Schedule Exams" and follow the instructions provided. If you are already registered for a New Student Orientation conference, select the date corresponding to your conference, then select the 9:00AM time slot (unless instructed otherwise by an advisor).


Q. I scored below 80% on the online Calculus 1 Placement Exam and I was not able to take my second attempt during orientation. Can I reschedule my test at a later date?

A. Yes, in your "Math Placement" account on CourseWare, choose "Schedule Exams" and follow the instructions to make a reservation on one of the available dates shown.


Q. I get the following message when trying to register: "Unable to find your record in Class Roster sent to us by the University. Please try to register again tomorrow morning as we receive the updated Class Rosters every night" What should I do?

A. When entering your First Name and Last Name, make sure that these entries match the way your name was recorded on your application. Sometimes switching the First Name and Last Name entries, or entering an alternate First or Last Name (such as a nickname, or including your middle name) can resolve the issue. If the same error persists for more than 24 hours please send an email to courseware@uh.edu with the subject line “Unable to register for the math placement test.” In your email, please include the following information:

  • Name:
  • PeopleSoft ID/Student ID:
  • Email:
  • Description of the problem:

Q. I get the following message when I log in: "You don't have privileges to access any course." What should I do?

A. Please wait 24 hours and try again. If the same error occurs send an email to courseware@uh.edu with the subject line “Unable to access the math placement test.” In your email, please include the following information:

  • Name:
  • PeopleSoft ID/Student ID:
  • Email:
  • Description of the problem: