Guidelines on Preparing for the Mathematics Preliminary Exams

Exam Dates

Fall Quarter Prelim Exam Dates
Analysis: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Algebra & Applied Math: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Spring Quarter Prelim Exam Dates
Analysis: Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Algebra & Applied Math: Thursday, March 24, 2022

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

Preparing for the Mathematics Preliminary Exam in Algebra

Preparing for the Mathematics Preliminary Exam in Analysis

Preparing for the Mathematics Preliminary Exam in Topology

Sample Masters Prelim Exams

Sample Ph.D. Prelim Exams