October 2016 WPE Registration (Portfolio Submissions only)

Registration will start at 9:00 AM on Monday, September 19, 2016, and it will end at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.  

You cannot register for the October 2016 WPE before or after the above dates.


  • Complete portfolios must be submitted by 4:00 PM on this day only: Friday, October 21, in Campus Center 1-1300.  If you are not in line by 4:00 you will be turned away.
  • Early or late portfolios will not be accepted.
  • Contact us in advance by email at if you cannot travel to UMass Boston on October 21, and cannot arrange for someone else to deliver your portfolio for you or if you would like to submit your portfolio electronically.

To register, please follow the instructions below:

If you have any questions please email, phone or visit the Writing Proficiency Office in the Department of Undergraduate Studies.

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.