UMass Boston

Writing Proficiency Exam Resources for Students


  • To get access to the reading set and prompt, look for the registration confirmation message that was sent to you immediately after you were registered for the WPE.  The link and password are in that message.
  • Sign-Up for WPE Tutoring

January 2024 WPE RESOURCES


  • Students who are registered for the WPE may schedule tutoring appointments using our scheduling system link on this page. We offer both in-person and remote (Zoom) appointments. We look forward to meeting with you!





  • WPE Workshop (coming soon): WPE general information, grading standards, submission process, and advice on how to answer the prompt

If you have any questions please phone or visit the Writing Proficiency Office. We are located in the Campus Center 1/1300; contact us by phone at 617.287.6330 or by email at We will make every effort to provide you with information, practical advice, tutoring, workshops, and support to help you meet this requirement in a timely way.