Math Prep & Learning Lab

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The Math Prep & Learning Lab offers services specifically designed to help students prepare for and succeed in MA 97.

We offer:

Math Prep

  • Assistance in using the ALEKS PPL study tool to improve your math placement score
  • Resources to help you strengthen your basic math skills before taking the math placement test and/or taking MA 97
  • Online resources for basic math review.

MA 97 Support

  • Drop in assistance for MA 97
  • Instructor referral system to help students study prior to retaking tests in MA 97
  • Online resources for MA 97 topics.

If you are not currently enrolled in MA 97 and would like access to our online resources, please send your name and student ID # to: and we will give you access to our Blackboard resources.

Once you have been given access, or if you are currently enrolled in MA 97 you can access our online resources at Math Prep & Learning Lab under “My Organizations” on Blackboard.

If you have questions feel free to contact us.


Barbara Bouthillier & Nefertiti Williams

Co-Coordinators Math Prep & Learning Lab
(616) 234-2265



Monday - Thursday    8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Closed Friday


Room 106 Cook Academic Hall