The preliminary examination is a significant milestone in a graduate student's academic career. It is a written exam to assess knowledge of areas within the academic discipline. Below you'll find workshop and exam dates, as well as info on how to prepare for these exams.

# Guidelines on Preparing for the Mathematics Preliminary Exams

## Exam Dates

Current Math graduate students receive an email to register for the Prelim Exams around 2-3 weeks prior to the exam date.

### Spring Quarter 2024 Prelim EXAM Dates:

**Analysis: **Monday, March 25, 2024

**Topology: **Tuesday, March 26, 2024

**Applied: **Tuesday, March 26, 2024

**Algebra: **Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Applied Math & Math Students sign up **HERE**

## Prelim Workshop Dates

#### 2024 Dates: To Be Determined

### 2023

**Algebra Prelim Workshop:**

September 4th- 8th, 2023 - 9 am to 11 am

**Analysis Prelim Workshop:**

August 7th-11th, 2023 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in MSB 2112 or Join Virtually

**Topology Prelim Workshop:**

September 4th-8th, 2023 - 11 am to 1 pm in MSB 2112

**Applied Prelim Workshop:**

September 5th - 8th, and 11th - 15th, 2023 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am in MSB 2240