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 Elementary Algebra First Year Foundations Placement Testing May 2018 TEST DATE REPORTING TIME TESTING BEGINS PROMPTLY AT Monday, May 21, 2018 2:15pm 2:30pm Monday, May 21, 2018 4:45pm 5:00pm Tuesday, May 22, 2018 11:15am 11:30am Tuesday, May 22, 2018 2:15pm 2:30pm Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:45pm 5:00pm Wednesday, May 23, 2018 2:15pm 2:30pm Wednesday, May 23, 2018 4:45pm 5:00pm Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:15am 11:30am Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:15pm 2:30pm Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:45pm 5:00pm Tuesday, May 29, 2018 2:15pm 2:30pm Tuesday, May 29, 2018 4:45pm 5:00pm Wednesday, May 30, 2018 2:15pm 2:30pm Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:45pm 5:00pm Thursday, May 31, 2018 2:15pm 2:30pm Thursday, May 31, 2018 4:45pm 5:00pm June 2018 TEST DATE REPORTING TIME TESTING BEGINS PROMPTLY AT Monday, June 4, 2018 10:00am 10:30am Monday, June 4, 2018 2:00 2:30pm Monday, June 4, 2018 4:30pm 5:00pm Tuesday, June 5, 2018 10:00am 10:30am Tuesday, June 5, 2018 2:00pm 2:30pm Tuesday June 5, 2018 4:30pm 5:00pm Wednesday, June 6, 2018 10:00am 10:30am Wednesday, June 6, 2018 2:00pm 2:30pm Wednesday June 6, 2018 4:30pm 5:00pm Thursday, June 7, 2018 10:00am 10:30am Thursday, June 7, 2018 2:00pm 2:30pm Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:30pm 5:00pm Saturday, June 9, 2018 7:45am 8:00am 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 To schedule your appointment and register online, please click here: https://webapps.wpunj.edu/otbs/OnlineFYPTreg.cfm Accuplacer sample questions for students, please visit The Collegeboard website by clicking here: https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/sites/default/files/accuplacer-sample-questions-for-students.pdf or https://wpu.edready.org/home You may also download the free Accuplacer study app. Go to: https://accuplacerpractice.collegeboard.org Choose Classic Practice Test. 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.