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DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

Placement Exam Dates and Times

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Date Time Room
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 2:15 - 4:15 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Room 209
Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 5:15 - 7:15 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Room 208
Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 2:15 - 4:15 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Room 209
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Room 209
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 2:15 - 4:15 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Room 209
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 2:15 - 4:15 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Room 209

Bring your myWSU ID or a photo ID, and a pencil. Birth date will be required if you do not have a myWSU ID number. Your financial aid account will be charged $4.00 for the test.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. The tests begin on time and stop as scheduled.

TOEFL and EPE do not substitute for the English Placement Test.


There is no prerequisite for English 011 or 013. The prerequisite for English 015 is English 013. The prerequisite for English 100 is English 013 or 015 or a qualifying score on the WSU English placement exam. The prerequisite for English 101 is either a score of 20 or higher on the verbal section of ACT or a score of 460 or higher on the verbal section of the SAT or a qualifying score on the WSU English placement exam. Placement exam scores from other universities cannot be used. Transfer students must meet these same requirements.

There are two parts to the Placement Exam and the test takes two hours. Part I is a set of 45 multiple choice questions that tests reading comprehension, and Part II consists of writing one essay.