First Year Foundations Placement Test/Accuplacer William Paterson University maintains a First Year Foundations Program to ensure students' preparedness for university-level study in the foundational areas of reading, writing and mathematics. In order to determine if you need to take courses in the First Year Foundations Program, you will be required to take a placement test. This test will help us to determine the appropriate first year foundations and college-level courses you should take in your first year at William Paterson University. The test is given to students on a rolling basis after submission of the Enrollment Deposit but prior to their enrolling in any courses at the University. The Office of Testing administers a standardized test called Accuplacer. Accuplacer is computerized and includes sections in each of the following areas: Reading Comprehension Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics Advanced Algebra and Functions First Year Foundations Placement Testing March 2019 TEST DATE REPORTING TIME TESTING BEGINS PROMPTLY AT Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:15am 11:30am Thursday, March 21, 2019 2:15pm 2:30pm Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:45pm 5:00pm Saturday, March 23, 2019 7:45am 8:00am Wednesday, March 27, 2019 11:15am 11:30am Wednesday, March 27, 2019 2:15pm 2:30pm April 2019 TEST DATE REPORTING TIME TESTING BEGINS PROMPTLY AT Tuesday, April 2, 2019 2:15pm 2:30pm Tuesday, April 2, 2019 4:45pm 5:00pm Wednesday, April 3, 2019 2:15pm 2:30pm Wednesday, April 3, 2019 4:45pm 5:00pm Thursday, April 4, 2019 2:15pm 2:30pm Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:45pm 5:00pm Saturday, April 6, 2019 7:45am 8:00am Saturday, April 6, 2019 9:45am 10:00am Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:45am 10:00am Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2:15pm 2:30pm Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:45pm 5:00pm Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9:45am 10:00am Wednesday, April 10, 2019 2:15pm 2:30pm Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:45pm 5:00pm Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:15pm 2:30pm Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:45pm 5:00pm If you have any question, concern or require assistance in scheduling your First Year Foundations Placement Test appointment, you may contact the Office of Testing. The telephone number is 973-720-3095 or email Testcenter@wpunj.edu You must have a current unexpired photo ID on your scheduled test date. If you do not have an identification, you may complete William Paterson University's application by clicking here: William Paterson University Picture ID Form To schedule your appointment and register online, please click here: https://webapps.wpunj.edu/otbs/OnlineFYPTreg.cfm Accuplacer sample questions are available for students Visit the Collegeboard website by clicking here: https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/student/practice Visit Edready by clicking here: https://wpu.edready.org/home. Please use the following code: wpu_practice18. Download the free Accuplacer study app. Click here: https://accuplacerpractice.collegeboard.org For Reading sample questions, click here: Accuplacer Reading Sample Questions For Quantitative Algebra, Reasoning and Statistics sample questions click here: Accuplacer Quantitative Algebra, Reasoning and Statistics Sample Questions For Advanced Algebra and Functions sample questions click here: Accuplacer Advaned Algebra and Functions Sample Questions After taking the test you will receive a letter informing you of your first year foundations placement. For more information on the First Year Foundations Program, please visit the First Year Foundations Website. There may be times examinations are cancelled due to inclement weather or other emergencies. In such cases, please visit our welcome page for an updated announcement or you may call 973-720-2570.