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Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR)

Test Date Registration Deadline Fee Start Time
10/11/14 10/08/14 $25 8:30 a.m.
02/07/15 02/04/15 $25 8:30 a.m.
05/09/15 05/06/15 $25 8:30 a.m.

 

REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO TAKING THE GWAR

  • Completion of at least 90 quarter units (completed prior to test date)
  • Completion of English 110 or its equivalent course with a grade of "C" or higher
  • To register for the exam, you must bring a transcript (official or unofficial) or your completed evaluation form from the records office to prove that you have completed the requirements

PROCEDURES

  • Pay the test fee at Cashiers Office in the Administration East Building
  • Your receipt and registration form must reach the Testing Center prior to the registration deadline
  • Keep Admission Ticket and take it with you to the test, with a picture I.D.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Walk-Ins are not permitted to take the test (prior registration is required)
  • Registration Deadline - Wednesday before the exam date by 5:00 p.m.
  • Paying for the GWAR does not mean that you have registered to take the test
  • If you pay the fee, but your registration form doesn't reach the Testing Center by the registration deadline, you may apply the fee to another test date or request a refund from the English Department.
  • The examination fee is not refundable unless (1) you inform the Testing Center on or before the registration deadline (normally 8 days prior to the examination) or (2) you present a signed medical excuse or other evidence of an unanticipated and unavoidable conflict with the examination


GWAR Resources

To view sample questions and writing responses, [click here]