The Center for Academic Resources and Support (CARS) provides college placement and diagnostic testing for all students entering the university who have not taken the SAT or ACT, and for students whose SAT/ACT scores fall below the university’s requirements. FMU uses the Postsecondary Educational Readiness Test (PERT) for college placement in reading, writing, and mathematics. Testing accommodations can also be provided for students who require them.
Florida Memorial University (FMU) seeks to fully comply with federal guidelines for accommodating the diverse needs of its students by providing equal access to academic support services pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). New freshmen and transfer students may apply for accommodations once admitted to Florida Memorial University. Current students may apply at any time. It is the students’ responsibility to identify him or herself to the Office of the Provost and present valid documentation of a legally valid disability in order to receive reasonable academic accommodations. The CARS staff will assist you in obtaining approved classroom accommodations, exam accommodations, and other services that are available and may be needed.