Advanced Standing Exams

Advanced Standing Exams are ordinarily administered during Final Exams week.

Update for COVID-19: Advanced standing exams will not be offered in Spring or Summer 2020.  If you have already registered for an exam, your exam date will be moved to the fall term.  If you are graduating in the spring or summer, please contact the Academic Office at academics@math.gatech.edu.

Please note that requests for advanced standing exams for Fall 2020 will be accepted for consideration only if received no later than Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

Please note that requests for advanced standing exams for 2021 and beyond will be accepted for consideration only if received no later than two weeks prior to the final exam period in a given term.  For Spring 2021, the deadline is Thursday, April 15th. For Summer 2021, the deadline is Thursday, July 15.  Your request will be evaluated by the Math Academic Office.

See the Registrar's page information to find the appropriate form at:

Advanced Standing Exams

Email the Academic Office with questions or concerns. You may bring the form to Skiles 124/125, or email it as an attachment to academics@math.gatech.edu.

  • DO NOT pay until you get permission from the Math Academic Office to take the exam.
  • A student cannot take an advanced standing exam if he/she has taken the course at Georgia Tech and made a D or failed it.
  • A student must be in good standing at the request date and at the exam date.
  • A student must currently be enrolled in classes at Georgia Tech during the term of the advanced standing exam.
  • A student could not be enrolled in the course for which the exam is requested for more than 1 week.
  • Advanced Standing exams are not given for MATH 2106, 3235, 3236, 3406 or for 4000-level Math courses.
  • The MATH 1553 Advanced Standing exam will not satisfy the graduation requirements for a CS Degree.
  • Students who have credit for MATH 1553 cannot take an Advanced Standing exam for MATH 1554.