Spring Writing Proficiency Exam

Registration for the first three spring Writing Proficiency Exams will open on Monday, February 5th.   Note:  These dates are for all students who have credit for WSC1 and WSC2, but not the Writing Proficiency Exam (transfer credit, AP credit, or students who have previously failed the exam).  Most students will take the exam at the end of the semester in WSC2 with their class. 



Exam Dates and Times:

Friday, February 23rd 10:00 - 12:00 CV Starr 210

Thursday, March 8th 2:30 - 4:30 CV Starr 310

Friday, March 9th 10:00 - 12:00 CV Starr 210 

Friday, March 23rd 10:00 - 12:00 CV Starr 210 (Registration will open on March 1st)

Wednesday, April 4th 6:00 - 8:00 pm CV Starr 210 (Registration will open on March 19th)

Friday, April 20th 10:00 - 12:00 CV Starr 210 (Registration will open on March 19th)

FYI:  The exam is administered via Blackboard and Turnitin.  The exam lasts two hours.  At the time of the exam the students will be asked to compose one clear, concise essay based on two essays on a common topic.  The first essay will be available to all students on Blackboard one week prior to the exam.   They should read this first essay vigorously (making their own markings and notations on the page) and bring it with them to the exam. The second essay will be posted on Blackboard at the time of the exam.  

The students can visit our website for details on this exam:  http://www.hofstra.edu/academics/colleges/hclas/writing/wrtctr/wrtctr-proficiency-exam.html.

If your students would like help with their writing before the exam, please have them schedule an appointment with a tutor in the Writing Center online at  www.hofstra.edu/writingcenter.  

Friday, February 23, 2018



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C.V. Starr Hall
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Hempstead, NY 11549


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