Assessment Services

Math Department Pre-Calculus Test (MDPT)

The Math Department Pre-Calculus Test (MDPT) is a Grade 12 math ability indicator for the Mathematics and Statistics department only. It is a closed-book exam that covers the major topics of BC Math 12: algebra, functions, equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic functions, and trigonometry. Calculators and other electronics (including translators) are NOT allowed during the exam.

The MDPT may be used as a prerequisite for MATH 110 and MATH 111 if you achieve the scores listed below:

  • At least 55% for entrance into MATH 110 Pre-Calculus Math
  • At least 70% for entrance into MATH 111 Calculus I

If you score less than 55%, contact the Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP) department to Book a UUP appointment.

Register for the MDPT

To write the MDPT, register in advance through the Office of the Registrar (OReg) at any UFV main campus.

The $25 fee is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable; however, prior to the exam date, you may switch to another exam sitting at no extra cost.

The MDPT may only be written once.

Test dates    

Winter 2020 Semester

Abbotsford Campus MDPT Test Dates Winter 2020
DateTest TimeCRNRoom
Jan 06 5 pm – 7 pm 20305 S3125
Jan 13 9 am – 11 am 20308 S3125
Feb 03 5 pm – 7 pm 20311 S3125
Feb 10 9 am – 11 am 20314 S3125
Mar 02 5 pm – 7 pm 20317 S3125
Mar 09 9 am – 11 am 20320 S3125
Apr 06 9 am – 11 am 20323 S3125
Apr 14 5 pm – 7 pm 20326 S3125

 

Chilliwack CEP Campus MDPT Test Dates Winter 2020
DateTest TimeCRNRoom
Jan 09 5 pm – 7 pm 20329 A1350
Jan 16 9 am – 11 am 20332 A1350
Feb 06 5 pm – 7 pm 20335 A1350
Feb 13 9 am – 11 am 20338 A1350
Mar 05 5 pm – 7 pm 20341 A1350
Mar 12 9 am – 11 am 20344 A1350
Apr 09 9 am – 11 am 20347 A1350
Apr 16 5 pm – 7 pm 20302 A1350

 

Summer 2020 Semester

Abbotsford Campus MDPT Test Dates Summer 2020
DateTest TimeCRNRoom
May 04 9 am – 11 am 40271 S3125
May 11 5 pm – 7 pm 40274 S3125
Jun 01 9 am – 11 am 40277 S3125
Jun 08 5 pm – 7 pm 40280 S3125
Jul 06 5 pm – 7 pm 40283 S3125
Jul 13 9 am – 11 am 40286 S3125
Aug 04 5 pm – 7 pm 40289 S3125
Aug 10 9 am – 11 am 40293 S3125

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chilliwack CEP Campus MDPT Test Dates Summer 2020
DateTest TimeCRNRoom
May 07 9 am – 11 am 40295 A1350
May 14 5 pm – 7 pm 40298 A1350
Jun 04 9 am – 11 am 40301 A1350
Jun 11 5 pm – 7 pm 40263 A1350
Jul 09 5 pm – 7 pm 40266 A1350
Jul 16 9 am – 11 am 40269 A1350
Aug 06 5 pm – 7 pm 40304 A1350
Aug 13 9 am – 11 am 40307 A1350

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Write an out-of-district MDPT

To register for an out-of-district MDPT, email assessinfo@ufv.ca to be emailed a set of step-by-step instructions.

Important things to consider:

  1. Requests to write an out-of-district MDPT must be received by Assessment Services at least 5 (five) business days before you plan to write the test.
  2. You will need to locate a qualified invigilator - a teacher, counsellor, or similar professional or another institution/testing center. It cannot be a relative, friend, or personal acquaintance.
  3. Prior to registering for the MDPT, you must contact Assessment Services to request to write an out-of-district MDPT.
  4. After receiving confirmation and instructions from Assessment Services, you can register for the MDPT through UFV Office of the Registrar. There is a $50 fee for the exam, plus any other registration fees. Note that you will also be responsible for providing your proctor with a pre-paid courier return envelope. When registering for the Out of District MDPT please quote the Course Registration Number (CRN) found in the table below.
Out-of-District MDPT
SemesterCRN
Winter 2020 20351
Summer 2020 40310

What to bring

Note: Calculators and other electronics (including translators) are NOT allowed during the exam.

Prepare for the Math Department Pre-Calculus Test

You can visit the Mathematics and Statistics Centre on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus to access textbooks and resources to help you prepare for the placement test.

Questions?

Email assessinfo@ufv.ca or phone 604-557-4006 (Toll-free 1-888-504-7441, ext. 4006).

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