Fees & Registration



  • Registration for FALL 2020 GWPE will open the first week of classes (August 17th). Registration is $33.   
  • After you register for the one-week time slot of your choice, you must take the GWPE on Canvas during that week or you will forfeit your registration fee. 

GWPE Canvas Test Dates Fall 2020

Coming soon!  


Scoring and Score Posting Fall 2020

  • All GWPEs will be scored and your score will be entered directly on your DARS within two weeks of your test date. 

Online Registration Instructions Fall 2020

  1. Log on to myHumboldt from the humboldt.edu site
  2. Select the “Financial Matters” tab
  3. Locate “Financial Links”
  4. Select the “Register/Pay for GWPE” link
  5. Select “Make a Payment”
  6. Locate “Graduate Writing Proficiency Exam Registration” link
  7. Select the week you want to take the GWPE on Canvas
  8. Select the appropriate option and complete the transaction
    (a) Make sure to keep your e-receipt for future reference

GWPE Fees Fall 2020

  • Regular examination: $33 
  • Off-campus examination: $38

Refund Information Fall 2020

To cancel your GWPE at least five days before your scheduled test, contact gwpereg@humboldt.edu .
If you miss your scheduled GWPE session and would like to request a refund, you will need to first contact the HSU CARE office at (707) 826-3504 or DOS@humboldt.edu or visit them in Siemens Hall room 211 to obtain confirmation of the reason for your absence. If the CARE office representative confirms your emergency or reason for missing your scheduled GWPE session, then an email will be sent to gwpereg@humboldt.edu so that a refund can be issued. 

Questions & Additional Information

If you have questions regarding online registration, accommodated testing, off-campus testing, please contact the HSU Testing Center at (707) 826-3611 or email them at gwpereg@humboldt.edu .

For information about GWPE preparation workshops, please contact the Learning Center at (707) 826-5217.

All other questions, contact GWPE Coordinator Nicolette Amann at nicolette.amann@humboldt.edu

For additional information about the GWPE, please contact