Taking the Math Diagnostic Placement Test (MDPT)


The Mathematics Department will offer the calculus readiness Mathematics Diagnostic Placement Test (MDPT) on January 16, 2013.

HSU Students who have attempted MATH 115 are NOT eligible.

The MDPT is used to determine if you are ready for calculus. Passing the exam will make you eligible for Math 105, Math 109, or STAT 109.


You must pre-register to take the MDPT. To pre-register, email Tyler.Evans@humboldt.edu using the following format:

Use the subject heading: “MDPT registration Spring 2013”

Include the following information:
Last name, first name
Student ID
Preferred email address
Phone number


Exact time and location of the exam will be emailed to you. It is a 40-question one-hour multiple choice exam. No calculators or notes are allowed. Bring several #2 pencils. Scratch paper will be provided. There is no charge to take the exam. If you need any special accommodations please include that information in your registration.
A practice exam can be found at: http://mdtp.ucsd.edu/test_new/?show_instructions=3

Some review material can be found at:

For more information, please email Tyler Evans at Tyler.Evans@humboldt.edu.