Are You Eligible for a Writing Course Equivalency Review?

With this interactive form, you can check whether you’re eligible for a Writing Course Equivalency Review (formerly known as a “waiver”)—and, if you are, it will provide you with instructions on how to request one.

We also recommend that you review our full guidelines for requesting a Writing Course Equivalency Review and note our submission and response timeline:

Submit your materials by:  Receive a decision in time for:
August 1, 2018 Late Orientation Attendees or Transfer Students enrolling in Fall 2018 classes. 
October 2, 2018 Continuing Student Registration for Spring 2019 (Begins Oct. 22, 2018)
December 11, 2018 New or Transfer Student Registration for Spring 2018 (Begins Jan. 4, 2019)
February 26, 2019 Continuing Student Registration for Fall 2018 (Begins Mar. 22, 2019)
August 1, 2019 Late Orientation Attendees or Transfer Students enrolling in Fall 2018 classes. 

Note:  First-Year Writing faculty directors are only retained on 10-month contracts and are not available to conduct Writing Course Equivalency Reviews between June 1 and July 31.

We no longer accept hard copy applications, only online requests.