Pre-Admission Mature Application Testing for Math and English

Pre-Admissions test(s) are used for applicants that do not meet or are missing the eligibility requirements for the program they have applied to. Domestic applicants will receive a “Missing Requirements – Mature” letter by Admissions which informs the applicant that they are missing required subjects. The Admissions Advisor or The International Student Services staff assesses the applicant and determines if they may be eligible to write the Pre-Admission test(s) for the missing subjects (i.e., Math, Grade 12 English).

Step By Step Instructions:

Domestic and International Applicants

  1. Once you receive your Missing Requirements notice, please contact your Admissions Advisor (Domestic Applicants) or International Student Services (International Applicants). If determined to be eligible, a staff member will complete a referral and provide you with details for booking your test(s).
  2. Contact the Pre-Admission Testing Centre by calling 905-575-2448 to request an appointment. Tests can only be booked once a referral has been generated therefore, please ensure you have contacted the Admissions Department or International Student Services prior to booking. All students with disabilities who require testing accommodations will be required to identify themselves when requesting an appointment with the Testing Centre.
  3. Prepare for your test using the sample questions found below.
  4. Pre-Admission Testing will be offered through online virtual proctoring. Applicants must ensure they meet all technical requirements.
  5. Follow instructions from the Testing Centre on how to book and write your test(s).
  6. Write your test(s).
  7. Instructions on how to access your scores will be provided during the booking process.

Sample Questions

For sample questions, please click here.

 

Testing Fee

If writing the Pre-Admissions English Language or Math test, there is a testing fee of $30. If writing two tests, there is a testing fee of $40. Payments will be processed online. Payment instructions will be provided at the time of booking.

International Students: Please contact the Pre-Admission Testing Centre at 905-575-2448 for information about testing fees.

 

Testing Policy

Domestic Applicants

  1. In order to be eligible to write a pre-admissions test you must have applied through Ontario Colleges (opens new window) and paid your application fee otherwise your marks will not be available to your Advisor.
  2. The Pre-Admissions Test(s) may only be written once per year. There are no re-writes.
  3. If you are completing a Grade 11 or Grade 12 Math Test, your math skills are being tested without the use of a calculator.
  4. Successful completion of the Pre-Admissions Test(s) does not guarantee you an offer of admission to a program at Mohawk College. Offers are based on you meeting the specific admission requirements of the program to which you have applied. Please contact your Advisor if you have any questions about the status of your application.

International Applicants

  1. In order to be eligible to write a pre-admissions test, you must have received a referral from International Student Services (J137 at the Fennell Campus - The International Square).
  2. The Pre-Admissions Test(s) may only be written once per year. There are no re-writes.
  3. If you are completing a Grade 11 or Grade 12 Math Test, your math skills are being tested without the use of a calculator.
  4. Successful completion of the Pre-Admissions Test(s) does not guarantee you an offer of admission to a program at Mohawk College. Offers are based on you meeting the specific admission requirements of the program to which you have applied. Please contact the International Student Services staff if you have any questions about the status of your application.

Continuing Education Students ONLY

All Continuing Education students are required to contact their Program Coordinator/ Manager to determine if they meet the admission requirements for their program prior to booking an appointment. If you are missing required subjects, your Program Coordinator/Manager will verify which specific test(s) you need to complete. Your Program Coordinator/Manager must then send the Pre-Admission Testing Centre a testing referral. Once received, you may contact the Pre-Admission Testing Centre to book an appointment.

 

Technical requirements

  • Access to a computer or laptop (no cell phones, tablets, iPads or chromebooks)
  • Stable internet or WIFI
  • Quiet workspace with no disruptions
  • Webcam and microphone

Please following the steps below for ensuring you meet technical requirements:

1.   Go to the Zoom website, download and install Zoom: https://www.zoom.us/download#client_4meeting.

2.   To check that Zoom was set up correctly, click here: https://www.zoom.us/test. Please use the option to join with video. You will need to test your microphone, speaker and your ability to share your screen.

3.   Check that your computer can run ACCUPLACER by following these steps:

a)   Go to www.accuplacer.org

b)   At the bottom right of the screen, please click on ‘Verify System’