Registration Instructions

Follow these three steps to complete the pre-registration process:

1.  Access your MySuffolk Portal

    • In order to complete the math placement exam and pre-register for classes, you will need to log in to your MySuffolk portal (we recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox).
    • Need assistance logging in to MySuffolk? Contact the ITS HelpDesk at 617-557-2000.

2.  Take the Math Placement Exam

    • All first year students must take the Math Placement Exam (MPE).  The MPE is timed and takes 60 minutes to complete. 
    • We strongly encourage all students to take the exam PRIOR to attending orientation.
    • Review the math placement exam guidelines before beginning the exam.
    • To access the exam:  Log in to MySuffolk
      • Click Blackboard in the navigation bar at the top of the page
      • In the 'My Courses' box, you should see a link to the Math Placement Exam.
      • Read through the on-screen instructions and begin the exam.  
    • Please note it can take up to 3 business days after you complete the exam for the results to post.
    • Still have questions regarding the MPE?  Contact Ben Deissler at or 617-994-6853.  Please allow 1-2 business days for a response to your inquiry.

3.  Pre-register for Fall 2018 Courses

    • Log in to your MySuffolk Portal.
    • Check your math and writing placements before you begin to search for courses.  
    • Build your course schedule and pre-register by following the instructions for you school/major:
    • You can view the classes you have pre-registered for under My Class Schedule in MySuffolk.
    • You will also have the opportunity to review and make changes to your schedule at orientation, if necessary.
    • Need to change your major?
      • Send an email to with your full name, Suffolk ID number and new major.  [Please note it may take up to 3 business days for the update to take place].