September 24 Analytical Writing Placement Exam (AWPE)

July 31, 2017

Incoming Freshmen

If you have not yet satisfied the Entry Level Writing Requirement (ELWR) and did not take the May Analytical Writing Placement Exam (AWPE), you must take the September AWPE on campus. If you took the AWPE in May, you may NOT retake the AWPE in September.

There is no need to reserve a space for this exam. Please check-in at the location for your college (see below).

Prepayment (or proof of fee waiver) is required for this test. Print a copy of your receipt or fee waiver and bring it to the exam. You can pay or print a fee waiver document here: https://www.awpe.org.

Date: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

What to bring:

  • Copy of your receipt or fee waiver (print copy at https://www.awpe.org)
  • Photo ID
  • 2 dark ink pens (blue or black) OR 2 sharpened pencils that write darkly

During fall move-in, tell your Orientation Leader that you need to take the Writing Placement Exam, then report to the location assigned to your college.


Exam Locations and College Assignments

Cowell: Stevenson 150
Crown: Thimann 003
Kresge: Earth & Marine Sciences (EMS) B206
Merrill & Stevenson: Humanities Lecture Hall 206
Porter: Oakes 105
Rachel Carson & Oakes: Media Theater 110
Nine: Jack Baskin Auditorium 101
Ten: Jack Baskin 152

*Any student with Disability Resource Center approved exam accommodations, regardless of college affiliation: Oakes room 101/102/103

*Disability Accommodations
Students needing exam accommodations should contact the Disability Resource Center at least one week before the exam at 459-2089 or by e-mail at drc@ucsc.edu.

For more information about this exam, please visit the our AWPE page, and the systemwide UCOP AWPE web site.