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English Placement Test

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Updated: 07/15/2013

The English Placement Test is given to new or transferring students who are unable to be placed by an ACT/SAT or TOEFL score.  Students will not be allowed to test out of the placement of the ACT/SAT or TOEFL scores. Note: The English Placement Test is not an option for English Language Institute (ELI) students, as ELI will place those students into the appropriate Composition course. Students who are taking or have unsuccessfully completed English 112 cannot take the English Placement Test to forego completing or repeating English 112. 

Students should set up an appointment with their advisor before scheduling an English Placement Test. If their advisor is not available, students can also contact the College of Arts, Letters and Education (CALE) Advisor, Jill Wagner by phone or email, 509-359-7406, jwagner@ewu.edu.             

Note:  If you are a "new" Running Start student, who has never taken the English Placement Test, contact the Running Start office at (509) 359-6155.

Availability:


The English Placement Test is given on two days a month (usually Thursday afternoons) throughout the calendar year. Important to note: Faculty who assess students tests are unavailable during the weeks of final exams, holidays, spring and winter breaks, as well as mid August through the first week of Fall quarter. Therefore there are no test dates during these timeframes.

Procedure:

1) Please call (509) 359-7064, or email Kerri Sadowski, ksadowski@ewu.edu, to schedule a date and time for the English Placement Test. Please cancel before appointment time, if possible, when you are uable to keep a scheduled appointment.

2) Students can pay online through their Eagle Net account (Pay Bill /Optional Charges); or go to Student Financial Services to pay the English Placement Test fee. The Running Start Program covers Running Start students' fees.

There are two locations for Student Financial Services: Sutton Hall - hours of operation are 8am-5pm, M-F, (509) 359-2321; and the Phase I building located at 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd. in Spokane, call for hours of operation, (509) 828-1394/1395.)

3) Bring the receipt of payment and an EWU student ID to the test site on the scheduled test date.

Format:

The English Placement Test consists of a timed essay with a prompt that is provided by the English Composition Program.  Students will have one and one half hours to complete the test.

Evaluation:

Once a student completes the English Placement Test, faculty in the English Department will evaluate the test and student's placement will be decided.  The student will be contacted when placement has been determined. Test assessment can take up to three weeks. Please plan accordingly for registration purposes. Placement into any of the following courses is possible, dependent upon on a student's writing skills:

English 112 - Composition for Multilingual Students
English 100 - Fundamentals of English Composition
English 101 - College Composition: Exposition and Argument
English 201 - College Composition: Analysis/Research/Documentation (required of all EWU students to graduate)

Note:  A passing grade is required to advance to the next course in the series.

Retest Policy:

A student will only be allowed to take the test twice, with at least two-weeks waiting period between retaking the placement test. A student who tests into the same English course twice will be required to take the course where he or she has been placed. Running Start Students should speak to their Running Start Advisor.

Final Note: The English Placement test fee payment is required for each test that is taken.


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