UMass Boston

Writing Proficiency Exam Portfolio Requirements


  • Information on this page is only relevant to the WPE portfolio. Information on the requirements for EWRAP can be found on the Blackboard course shell, CAS 014: EWRAP.

WPE Portfolio requirements can be found by selecting the following link: Fall 2023 WPE Portfolio Requirements

The steps to building and submitting your portfolio are:  

  1. Review the grading criteria
  2. Review your course papers and decide which of your papers meet the portfolio requirements and represent your writing ability.
  3. Register for the portfolio.  Within a few minutes, you will receive a link to the readings and prompt for the new (challenge) essay.
  4. Read the readings and write the challenge essay.  We offer many support services to help you with this process.  See the schedule page for details.
  5. Submit the completed portfolio by the deadline.  (Submission instructions will be emailed to you.)