Chemistry 1A Diagnostic exam

Registration required. Seating is limited and you will be notified if the exam date you picked is full.

Chem 1A/1E: All students who want to register for chem 1A or 1E must pass the chemistry diagnostic exam before instruction begins. The exam will not be offered after the semester begins. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Chem 4: All students who want to register for chem 4 must take the Chemistry Diagnostic Exam before REGISTERING for the class. The system will not allow you to register for the class unless a failing score on the Chemistry Diagnostic Exam is present on your record.

  • The test can only be taken once per semester and your score is good for 2 semesters.
  • If you want to try and get a better score on the exam you must wait until the next semester to take it again.
  • If it has been longer than two semesters since you took the exam you must re-take it.
  • Scores will show in your My Sac State Student Center once you take the exam.

Chemistry Diagnostic Exam Registration Information:

If you have already taken the exam in an attempt for Fall 2014 registration you cannot take it again until after the Fall 2014 semester begins which will count for Spring 2015 registration. The office staff will catch any restricted attempt to repeat the exam. 

Next Chemistry Diagnostic:

Tuesday August 12, 2014 10:00am in Sequoia 301
Drop-in (no registration required)
This is the last exam that will be offered for Fall 2014 classes.

Please  follow this link to find out more information about the exam.

Chemistry diagnostic exam guidelines and requirements.

Upcoming IAD Exam Dates:


Friday August 8, 2014
1:00 PM
Redwood Room, University Union

The math department will have dates for the IAD up on their web site.
You may also email Dr. Mack if you have further questions.