Placement Exam Instructions

Placement Exam Instructions

Once the Chemistry and Math Placement exams open, please follow the instructions below to access the exams. 
 

If you have any questions, please contact nsstudentservices@ucmerced.edu or (209) 228-2455. 
 

Option 1.  
Please log into your MyUCMerced portal (https://my.ucmerced.edu) using your UCM Net ID and password. After you log in, click on the CatCourses link at the top right of the page. Once the link has opened, click on the Dashboard tab and both placement exams will appear.

Option 2. 
Please log into your UC Merced email account using your UCM Net ID and password. During the week that the Chemistry and Math placement exams open, an email will be sent from "UC Merced CatCourses" to your UC Merced email account. The email will show that you have been invited to participate in the Chemistry and Math Placement Exams. 

 

 

                                                                                 

Select the “Get Started" button in the email. This will take you to the CatCourses page where the Chemistry and Math exams are located. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                           

When you first log in, there will be a green bar at the top. Please select "Accept" in order to access the exams. 

                                                                                                         

If you are not able to find the email from "UC Merced CatCourses", you may log onto catcourses.ucmerced.edu to access the exams (follow directions for Option 1).