The Next EWP Exam

The Next EWP Exam

The EWP exam is given at the beginning and end of the fall and winter semesters.

  • Students must bring pencils, erasers, and their BU student ID.
  • Students may bring monolingual or bilingual paper dictionaries to the exam; no grammar aids.
  • Electronic devices are not permitted.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the exam.

Students do NOT need to pre-register for the EWP exam (unless writing at Accommodations). Any questions? Email the EWP Coordinator Angie Petitclerc at


Students in bachelor degree programs who have NOT yet satisfied the EWP graduation requirement (which should be completed within the first 45 credits of one’s degree).

Exchange students do not write the EWP exam unless they have registered for the course EWP099.


There are three options for writing the next exam:

Friday, November 29, 2019
10:00 a.m. – noon in Hamilton 301

Friday, November 29, 2019
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Hamilton 301

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Hamilton 301

Students requiring accommodations

The next EWP exams for students requiring accommodations will take place on two dates in room #6 located in the temporary building next to the Sports Complex:

Friday, November 29, 2019 starting at 10:00 a.m.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 starting at 6:00 p.m.

* Any student requiring accommodations should pre-register by sending an email to