Students may sign up for an exam by going to the Math Department’s website. All exams are held in Physical Science Building, Room 208. See the Placement page for reservations, requirements, and exemptions.

Students have 30 minutes to complete Part I and, if applicable, 30 minutes to complete Part II of the exam.
Students who intend to take Parts I & II of the exam must complete both parts within the same exam period. Please schedule your exams accordingly.
RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. WALK-INS ARE WELCOME. Dates and times may be added as needed.

Student Learning Outcomes in the PhD Program:
1. Mastery of graduate level mathematics in core areas including at least 2 of analysis, algebra, topology, applied mathematics.
2. Familiarity with the breadth of modern mathematics, by successful completion of a range of advanced courses.
3. Deep knowledge of a specific area of specialization.
4. Ability to accomplish significant mathematical research.
5. Ability to write professional quality mathematics.
6. Ability to present advanced research mathematics to a mathematics audience.
7. Ability to learn advanced mathematics independently.

Student Learning Outcomes in the MA Program:
1. Mastery of graduate level mathematics in core areas including at least 3 of analysis, algebra, topology, applied mathematics.
2. Familiarity with the breadth of modern mathematics, by successful completion of a range of advanced courses.
3. Ability to engage in an independent mathematical project.
4. Ability to communicate mathematics effectively in writing.
5. Ability to present advanced mathematical ideas to a mathematics audience.

The Mathematics Department is announcing NEW ASSESSMENT EXAM REPEAT POLICY PERIODS, effective November 16, 2017.

Effective November 16, 2017, the Repeat Policy periods are:

November 16th through April 15th

April 16th through July 15th

July 16th through November 15th

Students can take the Exam no more than ONE TIME per period. See http://math.hawaii.edu/placement for information and more details about the Assessment Exam.