Upper-Division Writing Placement

William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center

By your second registration at UB, you should have already taken your Upper-division Writing Placement to ensure timely graduation and to enhance your academic performance in subsequent courses. In order to register for Advanced Expository Writing (WRIT 300)—an upper-division general education writing course required of all majors—you must either pass Practicum in Writing (WRIT 200) or score a 300 on the Upper-division Writing Placement Test.

This placement can only be taken once. You must R.S.V.P. for this placement below.  If there is no R.S.V.P. field below, then this section is full—please try another date, or contact Carey Miller (placement@ubalt.edu) to attend the placement as a walk-in. Be sure to arrive a fifteen minutes prior to the start of placement. Late arrivals will not be admitted. This placement is computer-based and will require your NET ID. Click here for test instructionsgrading criteriaand optional test preparation workshop dates. Sample prompts can be found in the FAQ section on the www.ubalt.edu/placement webpage. *This placement is not for freshmen or sophomores requiring WRIT 101. Call 410.837.5915 for questions pertaining to the placement.

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Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request 10 days prior to a campus event and 30 days prior to an event requiring travel.

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