Fall 2023 ASE Information:
5.111: Offered virtually on Wednesday, August 2nd at 12pm ET
5.12: Offered in-person on Tuesday, September 5th at 1pm ET
First-Year Students & Incoming Transfer Students: Please register online here by July 15th. Please note that students must pass the 5.111 ASE in order to take the 5.12 ASE. If you are registered for the 5.12 ASE, we will reach out to you after the 5.111 results are available.
Upper-class Students should follow the instructions listed below. Petitions for the Fall 2023 ASEs are due to the Registrar’s Office by July 14th.
Please note that to be eligible to take an ASE, you cannot have attended or been registered for the subject or any of its variations (5.111, 5.112, or 3.091). An exception can be made if you never attended the class and submitted a drop form within the first week of the term.
Incoming First-Year and Transfer Students
Upperclass and Second-Term First-Year Students
Q & A: Taking the 5.111 Advanced Standing Exam
What is the Purpose of the 5.111 Exam?
What Kind of Exam is the 5.111 ASE?
What Type of Problems Will Be on the Exam?
What Should I Bring to the Exam?
How Do I Find Out My Exam Results?
5.111 and 5.112 content can be found at MITOpenCourseWare (OCW). Here you will be able to review topics, watch lecture videos and work practice problems. The typical format of problems that you will be asked to solve is exemplified on this 5.111 Final Exam and Answer Key. Note that this exam does NOT include all topics covered in the course or on the ASE exam.
OCW Class Sites:
5.12 ASE Incoming First-Year and Transfer Students
5.12 ASE Upperclass and Second-Term First-Year Students