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DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

Placement Exam Dates and Times

Date Time Room
Thursday, April 10, 2014 5-7 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Room 208
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2-4 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Room 208
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2-4 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Room 208
Monday, May 5, 2014 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Engineering Building, Room 211
Friday, May 30, 2014 2-4 p.m. Ahlberg Hall, Room 200
Saturday, June 14, 2014 10 a.m.- noon Hubbard Hall, Room 208
Friday, June 27, 2014 2-4 p.m. Ahlberg Hall, Room 200
Thursday, July 17, 2014 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Ahlberg Hall, Room 200
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2-4 p.m. Devlin Hall, Room 107
Friday, Aug 1, 2014 2-4 p.m. Ahlberg Hall, Room 200
Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Ahlberg Hall, Room 200

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 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.