January 2018 WPE Registration (Timed Exam or Portfolio Submissions)

Registration will start at 9:00 AM on Monday, November 27, 2017, and it will end at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.

You cannot register for the January 2018 WPE before or after the above dates.


To register, please follow the instructions below:

First, decide which reading set you will register for.  Click here for a preview of the four reading sets.

  • Please click here to register.
  • When you have successfully registered, you will receive an email confirmation with instructions on how to access the reading set and the question. 
  • PLEASE NOTE: If you have set up filters to restrict mail reaching your Inbox, our email with the instructions on how to access the reading set may be sent to your Junk or Bulk Mail folder. If you do not find our email in your Inbox within an hour, please check your Junk or Bulk Mail folder.
  •  If you experience any difficulties opening the PDF files using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome on a PC or a Mac, or Safari on a Mac, click here for trouble shooting information.

If you have any questions about registration, please email, phone or visit the Writing Proficiency Office.

Office: Campus Center 1-1300


Phone:  617-287-6330.

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.