Event Date Details:
Students will need to bring the following to the exam:
1) Your UCSB Access Card (or photo identification AND your perm number)
2) A pen and/or a pencil
- Girvetz 2128
If you are not sure whether you have to take the ELPE or if you have additional questions that are not answered in the FAQs, please contact Josie Patterson.
Winter 2017 English Language Placement Exam - Graduate and Undergraduate Students
The ELPE is a two-hour written exam during which you will be asked to write a response to a general academic topic. Your writing is then evaluated by EMS Program faculty to determine if you should receive specialized instruction in writing.
Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to check in.
If you have questions about the exam, please review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section:
Exam results will be e-mailed to you by the EMS Business Officer as soon as your placement has been finalized.