UDWPE

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Test And Registration Dates

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. on the first registration day and closes at 5:00 p.m. on the last registration day. SPACE IS LIMITED AND REGISTRATION MAY CLOSE EARLY IF CAPACITY HAS BEEN MET.

Test and Registration Dates for 2016-17

The UDWPE will be given eight times during the 2015-16 academic year. A limited number of computer-based exams will be offered each time; please see the box below "Computer-Based Exams" for dates, times, and other important information.

After registering online, you will print your admission ticket. This ticket will give you important information about when and where to report for the test, as well as important information regarding what is and is not allowed inside the testing room. 

UDWPE Paper-Based Exams

TEST DATESREGISTRATION PERIOD

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT DOCUMENTATION  FOR SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

June 25, 2016May 30 - June 17, 2016June 17, 2016 
September 17, 2016 +June 27 - September 9, 2016 September 9, 2016
October 15, 2016September 19 - October 7, 2016October 7, 2016
November 12, 2016October 17 - November 4, 2016November 4, 2016
January 14, 2017++November 14, 2016 - January 6, 2017January 6, 2017
March 4, 2017January 16 - February 24, 2017February 24, 2017
April 22, 2017March 6 - April 14, 2017April 14, 2017
May 27, 2017 +++April 24 - May 19, 2017May 19, 2017
June 24, 2017May 29 - June 16, 2017June 16, 2017

 + Last exam for summer 2015 undergraduate graduation

++ Last exam for fall 2016 undergraduate graduation

+++ Last exam for spring 2017 Undergraduate Graduation 

**IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS WHO REQUIRE SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS**

Non-Saturday testing is available for religious reasons. If your religious convictions prevent you from taking the exam on the scheduled exam date, please check the box for a religious accommodation during the registration process. Additional documentation is required to support your need for accommodations - see submission deadlines above. After registering for the exam, you must contact the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam office at udwpe@csun.edu for further instructions.

UDWPE Computer-Based Exams

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. on the start date and closes at 5:00 p.m. on the end date; however, COMPUTER EXAM SESSIONS FILL VERY QUICKLY - EXAM SESSIONS WILL CLOSE BEFORE THE POSTED END DATE IF EXAM IS FULL.

Some computer exams are part of a "pilot" UDWPE and use a different topic, a different prompt, and a different Scoring Guide - you can review the Pilot Scoring Guide here

TEST DATE

REGISTRATION PERIOD 

LOCATION OF TESTTEST BEGINSTEST ENDS
June 20, 2016May 30 - June 13, 2016LRC Testing Lab9:00 A.M. or NOON

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June 21, 2016May 30 - June 14, 2016LRC Testing Lab9:00 A.M. or NOON

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June 22, 2016May 30 - June 15, 2016LRC Testing Lab9:00 A.M. or NOON

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June 23, 2016May 30 - June 16, 2016LRC Testing Lab9:00 A.M. or NOON

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June 24, 2016May 30 - June 17, 2016LRC Testing Lab9:00 A.M. or NOON

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2016-17 COMPUTER EXAM DATES

TEST DATE REGISTRATION DATES TEST LOCATIONTEST TIMES 

 TEST ENDS

September 12, 2016 +June 27 - September 5, 2016LRC Testing LabTBD

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September 13, 2016+June 27 - September 6, 2016LRC Testing LabTBD

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September 14, 2016+June 27 -  September 7, 2016LRC Testing  LabTBD

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September 15, 2016+June 27 -  September 8, 2016LRC Testing LabTBD

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September 16, 2016+June 27 - September 9, 2016LRC Testing LabTBD

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October 10, 2016September 19 - October 3, 2016LRC Testing LabTBD

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October 11, 2016September 19 - October 4, 2016LRC Testing LabTBD

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October 12, 2016September 19 - October 5, 2016LRC Testing LabTBD

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October 13, 2016September 19 - October 6, 2016LRC Testing LabTBD

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October 14, 2016September 19 - October 7, 2016LRC Testing LabTBD

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November 7, 2016October 17 - October 31, 2016LRC Testing Lab

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November 8, 2016October 17 - November 1, 2016LRC Testing Lab

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November 9, 2016October 17 - November 2, 2016LRC Testing Lab

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November 10, 2016October 17 - November 3, 2016LRC Testing Lab

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January 9, 2017++November 14, 2016 - January 2, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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January 10, 2017++November 14, 2016 - January 3, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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January 11, 2017++November 14, 2016 - January 4, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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January 12, 2017++November 14, 2016 - January 5, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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January 13, 2017++November 14, 2016 - January 6, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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February 27, 2017January 16 - February 20, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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February 28, 2017January 16 - February 21, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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March 1, 2017January 16 - February 22, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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March 2, 2017January 16 - February 23, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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March 3, 2017January 16 - February 24, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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April 17, 2017March 6 - April 10, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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April 18, 2017March 6 - April 11, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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April 19, 2017March 6 - April 12, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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April 20, 2017March 6 - April 13, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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April 21, 2017March 6 - April 14, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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May 22, 2017+++April 24 - May 15, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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May 23, 2017+++April 24 - May 16, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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May 24, 2017+++April 24 - May 17, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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May 25, 2017+++April 24 - May 18, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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May 26, 2017+++April 24 - May 19, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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 June 19, 2017 May 29 - June 12, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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 June 20, 2017 May 29 - June 13, 2017LRC Testing LabTBD 

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 June 21, 2017 May 29 - June 14, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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 June 22, 2017 May 29 - June 15, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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 June 23, 2017 May 29 - June 16, 2017LRC Testing Lab

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