ALEKS is a third-party program that GCU uses in course like MAT-110 and MAT-144. This program links directly into your Halo | Learn classroom and allows you to complete assessments in their system. Assistance with registration and using ALEKS is outside of Technical Support’s scope of service. We recommend contacting your instructor or accessing the ALEKS Support page for user-specific issues.
When using the ALEKS system, you will need to download and install the LockDown Browser. This browser is a secure testing system that restricts students from accessing other applications. LockDown Browser can be required for you ALEKS assessments.
To download the LockDown browser, navigate to the LockDown suppport page. Once on the download page, select the type of computer that you have.
Once you have selected the install type, go ahead open the download file and follow the on-screen instructions. Once you have completed the installation, you should be able to work on the assessments in the ALEKS system.
If you are experiencing issues installing the LockDown, we recommend that you check out their support page for further assistance. You can access the troubleshooting steps by clicking this link.