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MAT 105 Readiness Program

2023-2024 Course Registration Instructions & Help

  1. When you register for the MAT 105 Readiness Program, you have 18-weeks to complete the course. If you do not complete the course within 18 weeks, you will be required to retake it by registering with a new account.
  2. Go to and select the yellow box that says, SIGN UP NOW!
  3. Enter the 10-character course code: 6PH4A-KJFNQ and click Continue.
  4. Verify that you are registering for the correct course and click Confirm.
  5. Select No, I have never used ALEKS before and click Continue. All students must register with their UNCW email address and Student ID 850 number. Complete the registration steps to create a new ALEKS account and click Continue. A confirmation email will be sent to the email address you provided.
  6. Once your registration is complete, you will be able to click into your ALEKS course. Each time you want to work in ALEKS, you will use your username and password to login to your account at All work is saved in your ALEKS course; you can start and stop working at your convenience.
To complete the MAT 105 Readiness Program in ALEKS:
  1. Complete the Tools Tutorial
  2. Take the Initial Knowledge Check. It is important to take the IKC honestly and seriously. It is better to attempt answering a question than to click, “I don’t know.”
  3. Learn topics. Select “Start My Path” or “Continue My Path” from the home screen. Alternatively, select “Learn” from the main navigation menu in the top left corner of the screen. You can switch between topics and Objectives by clicking the drop down arrow at the top of the screen to reveal the topic carousel.
  4. You will be prompted to take Knowledge Checks periodically to demonstrate mastery of the topics you learn.
  5. Keep track of your progress through the ALEKS Pie Report, Objectives Report, and Progress Report by clicking on “Reports” from the main navigation menu.
  6. You finish the MAT 105 Readiness Program when you complete a Knowledge Check that demonstrates 90% mastery of all course topics (108 of 120 topics). Our administrator will be notified that you have completed the program. You will receive an email within two business days that you are eligible to register for MAT 111.