Sacramento State, Redefine the Possible

Writing Placement for Juniors (WPJ)
Online Registration

Test Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020

Registration period: Monday, February 17, 2020 - Friday, February 28, 2020 at 12:00 noon

Exam Fee: $20.00 (NOTE: Exam fee is NONREFUNDABLE and NONTRANSFERABLE)

Workshop Registration is available on the registration confirmation page.

Sacramento State juniors (students with 60 units) are required to take English 109W, 109M or the WPJ. For additional information regarding the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) and the WPJ, please visit the Writing Program's Office website at or contact the English Department located in Calaveras Hall room 103, (916) 278-6409 for complete information.

WPJ sign-ups are Monday, February 17, 2020 - Friday, February 28, 2020 at 12:00 noon for the test on Saturday, March 7, 2020. for make up exam information, please visit the GWAR website:

The online registration process takes approximately five minutes to complete. Once you sign in using your SacLink user name and password, you will be asked two registration questions to see if you are eligible to receive testing accommodations for the WPJ. Read these questions carefully and answer them appropriately. Any communication regarding this exam will be directed to your SacLink account. Please check your SacLink account for your confirmation and important updates for this exam.

Once you complete the registration process, you will be given a confirmation page with your assigned test time and location, as well as other important information you'll need to know for the day of the test. You will also be given an opportunity to sign up for a free, informational workshop. Workshops are offered on the last day of registration until the day prior to the test date. You can review your test confirmation information at any time by returning to this site and signing back into the registration system.

Make sure to log out after you complete registration.

If you have already registered for the exam, you may log back in to check your confirmation information.

How to pay your exam fee: Your exam fee will be posted to your MySacState student account within one business day. Be sure to check your account frequently for an update of your fees.

Fees must be paid by the due date listed on your MySacState account. If you fail to pay your exam fees by the due date, your registration will be cancelled.

Fees will be accepted in person at the Bursar's Office until close of business on the last day of registration or online until the Sunday after registration ends. Here are your payment options:

  1. Paying in person at the Bursar's Office located in Lassen Hall room 1001. Normal Fall/Spring/Winter office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Summer office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  2. Paying online through your MySacState Student Center, choose Account Inquiry, then click the green button to make an online payment. Additional fees will apply.


For more information about the GWAR requirement, including the WPJ exam, ENGL 109M/ENGL 109W and other topics, please refer to the GWAR website.

Testing Center
(916) 278-6296 Main
(916) 278-7867 Fax

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.