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Writing Placement for Graduate Students
Online Registration

Test Date: Monday, July 28, 2014
Registration period: Monday, June 30, 2014 - Friday, July 18, 2014
Exam Fee: $20 check or money order (NO CASH) payable to Sacramento State

Sacramento State Graduate Students are required to meet one of the following, before they may advance to candidacy: an equivalency standard upon entry to the University, earn a grade of B or higher in a Graduate Writing Intensive (GWI) course, or the WPG. Graduate Students must complete the first step of the GWAR requirement before they will be allowed to advance to candidacy. See "Graduation Requirements in Writing " in the online class schedule. For additional information, please contact the English Department in Calaveras Hall, Room 103, (916) 278-6409 or the Office of Graduate Studies in Riverfront Center, Room 206, (916) 278-6470.

Registering for the WPG

WPG sign ups are Monday, June 30, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014 , for the Monday, July 28, 2014 test date. There is a make-up test for this exam on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. To qualify for a make-up exam please refer to Fall 2013/Spring 2014 Student Registration & Advising Guide, "Graduation Requirements in Writing".

The online registration process takes approximately five minutes to complete. Once you sign in using your SacLink user name and password, you will be asked two registration questions to see if you are eligible to receive testing accommodations for the WPG. Read these questions carefully and answer them appropriately. You will then be asked to provide an email address where you can be contacted with your registration confirmation and any follow-up information regarding the WPG.

Once you complete the registration process, you will be given a confirmation page with your assigned test time and location, as well as other important information you'll need to know for the day of the test. You will also be given an opportunity to sign up for a free, informational workshop. You can review your test confirmation information at any time by returning to this site and signing back into the registration system.

Make sure to log out after you complete registration.

Once your registration is complete, the Writing Programs Office will review your information to ensure your eligibility to take the WPG and to receive the accommodations you've requested. Ineligible students will have their test registration cancelled.

If you are ready to register, press the button below to begin the registration process.


(Students will need their Saclink account and password to access this section)