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Students at the Math Olympics

2023 Math Olympics

The 2023 Math Olympics is currently being planned as an on campus event again!

The 2023 Math Olympics is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 17.

The initial registration deadline is Friday, February 24. 

Please see the Registration & Directions for more information.

General Information

This annual event, hosted by the Department of Mathematics and SVSU's Undergraduate Admissions office, generally attracts 300 to 700 area middle school and high school students from 10 to 25 area schools.

Students compete at two levels:

  • Level 1: intended for students whose background includes courses in Algebra and Geometry only.
  • Level 2: students competing at this level are expected to have some background beyond Algebra and Geometry.

You can find more information on the exam format.


There is no entrance fee for the Math Olympics Competition.
Schools are responsible for their own transportation to and from SVSU.
Students should expect to pay approximately $11.50 for lunch at The Market Place at Doan. There are several other options to buy lunch on campus.

Event Schedule

9:00 - 9:30 Registration: Hamilton Gym, Ryder Center
9:30 - 9:45 Welcome
9:45 - 10:00 Departure to test sites.
Students will be escorted to assigned classrooms.
Teachers will be escorted to a lounge area.
10:00 - 11:30 Math Olympics Competition
11:30 - 12:45 Lunch: Market Place at Doan
12:45 - 1:15 Awards Ceremony: Hamilton Gym, Ryder Center

Contact Information

For further information or questions, please contact:

Jan Hlavacek
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Saginaw Valley State University
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
Phone: (989) 964-2004


Admissions Office
178 Wickes Hall
(989) 964-4200

Jan Hlavacek
Assistant Professor of Mathematical Science
(989) 964-2004