University Testing Center

Welcome to the University Testing Center! 

The University Testing Center administers exams for the purpose of admissions, class placement, and graduation competency. Below you will find a list of the exams offered:

  • Writing Proficiency Exam (WPE)
  • English Placement Test (EPT) and Entry Level Mathematics (ELM)
  • Departmental Math Exams

We also serve as a Testing Site for the following exams:

  • SAT
  • New ATI TEAS
  • GRE
  • ACT

WRITING PROFICIENCY EXAM (WPE)

All Cal State L.A. undergraduates and most graduate students must satisfy the Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (CSU Executive Order 514) by taking the Writing Proficiency Exam (WPE). Students take the WPE by enrolling in an open section of the UNIV4000.

The next WPE will be during spring term on Saturday, February 11, 2017.  There will be two sessions on that day (8-10am and 10:30-12:30).  There will also be an additional WPE the following Saturday, February 18th (8-10am). WPE sections become available on the first day of registration. 

Via your GET account, enroll in an open section of UNIV4000. Once registered, the date, time, and location will appear on View My Schedule. Pay the $25 non-refundable fee at the Cashier's Office prior to the add deadline.

Please contact our office if you have any trouble adding the exam to your class schedule: (323) 343-3160.

Need help preparing for the exam? Click on the Univeristy Writing Center's link for information regarding their 2-hour workshops: http://www.calstatela.edu/uwc

 

THE CSU PLACEMENT TESTS - EPT & ELM

Executive Order 665 requires all incoming freshman in the CSU take the English Placement Test (EPT) and the Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) test prior to enrollment in the CSU unless exempt by means scores earned on the ACT/SAT/EAP.  These are not admissions tests, but rather placement tools that will determine your eligibility to enroll in specific math and/or English courses.

Registration/information regarding the EPT/ELM: http://www.ets.org/csu/about/

2017 EPT/ELM TEST DATES

REGISTRATION DEADLINES

RESULTS

JANUARY 28, 2017

JANUARY 13, 2017

MARCH 6, 2017

FEBRUARY 11, 2017

JANUARY 27, 2017

MARCH 6, 2017

FEBRUARY 25, 2017

FEBRUARY 10, 2017

APRIL 10, 2017

MARCH 18, 2017

MARCH 3, 2017

APRIL 10, 2017

APRIL 8, 2017

MARCH 24, 2017

MAY 1, 2017

APRIL 22, 2017

APRIL 7, 2017

MAY 29, 2017

MAY 6, 2017

APRIL 21, 2017

MAY 29, 2017

 

 

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Helpful Links:

ACT: http://www.act.org/

SAT: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat

TEAS: https://www.atitesting.com/home.aspx

Information regarding new ATI TEAS: http://atiteas.info/toolkit/

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CONTACT INFORMATION:

We are located in Library South, Palmer Wing, Room 2098

Phone #: (323) 343-3160

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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