Undergraduate Assessments

Only students, who have passed the College of Education mandatory entry assessments, have 60 credits and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher, may take education courses.  *After August 31, 2014 you must have and maintain a cumulative gpa of 3.00 to take education courses.

Writing Assessment: 

On the date of your assessment, be sure to bring your college identification card and several pens/pencils. The assessment will take approximately forty-five minutes to complete. You will be informed in a letter before the end of the semester if you were unsuccessful on your writing assessment and what steps must be taken.  As future classroom teachers, you must be able to model effective written and oral communication at all times. The writing assessment is used to ensure that you have adequate command of written English. You must complete the writing assessment prior to 60 credits.  *Please note that you do not need to sign up for this assessment. If you need more information, please contact the department of Education Enrollment and Certification at 973-720-2139.  The dates for the Spring Semester are:

  • Wednesday, April 16th at 12:30, Valley Road room 2012
  • Monday, April 21st at 12:30, Valley Road room 1012
  • Tuesday, April 22nd at 12:30, Valley Road room 2012
  • Thursday, April 24th at 12:30, Valley Road room 2012

*The College of Education writing assessment will be replaced by the PRAXIS CORE for students with less than 60 credits and students with more than 60 credits who have not passed the College of Education Writing Assessment by August 31, 2014.


Speech and Hearing Assessment:

You must register on line for this assessment using the link below.  Please be sure to keep your appointment as space is limited. If you are able to attend your scheduled appointment or if you have problems registering for the speech and hearing assessments online, please contact Susan Burns at 973-720-2139.  Please report to the Speech and hearing clinic in Hunziker Wing 7C for on the day and time of your appointment. You cannot change or reschedule your appointment once you have registered online. The dates for the Fall Semester are:

  • TBA

Click here to apply for the speech and hearing assessment

The Speech and Hearing Clinic is located in Hunziker Wing 7C

The William Paterson Writing Center has a multitude of resources available to assist with grammar, writing assistance for ESL students, and writing exercises.  For further information please click here: