The EWP exams for 2022-2023 will take place online on September 6 and December 9, 2022 and April 14, 2023

  • September 6, 2022: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm (ET)
    *Note that the exam lasts two hours; therefore, students must start the exam no later than 6 pm to have the full two hours to write.
  • December 9, 2022: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (ET)
    *Note that the exam lasts two hours; therefore, students must start the exam no later than 11 am to have the full two hours to write.
  • April 14, 2023: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (ET)
    *Note that the exam lasts two hours; therefore, students must start the exam no later than 11 am to have the full two hours to write.

The exam times will also be indicated on the exam announcements emailed to students.

Who should write?

Students who started their bachelor degree program BEFORE September 2020 and have NOT yet satisfied their EWP graduation requirement should write.

Students who started their degree program in September 2020 or later are EXEMPT from writing the exam.

Registration

Students MUST register for the EWP exam by emailing ewpchair@ubishops.ca one week before the scheduled exam at the latest. You must be registered in order to be added to the Moodle page.

Students requiring accommodations must register by sending an email to exams@ubishops.ca.

Additional Information

Students will be monitored by proctoring software when taking the exam and are not allowed to wander to other web pages on the computer. Those doing so will be automatically assigned a grade of zero.

A Bishop’s identification card will be required to take the exam. (Other card-sized photo ids may be acceptable.)

Any questions? Send an email to ewpchair@ubishops.ca.

How to Prepare

Students should understand how the exam is evaluated and be familiar with sample questions.

Students should review their previously written EWP exams with a Writing Consultant at the Writing Centre.

Students should write practice EWP exams and have them reviewed at the Writing Centre in advance of the next EWP exam.

Appointments to review exams can be made through the following site: https://www.ubishops.ca/writing-centre/online-appointment-instructions/