Petition for Fulfillment of GWAR

All submitted supporting documentation must be official.

The Petition for Fulfillment of GWAR Form [PDF] is for students who have not met GWAR at CSUDH. If you have completed GWAR at CSUDH, you do not need to complete this form.

Students who have satisfied the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) at another CSU campus in 1984 or later but prior to matriculation at CSU Dominguez Hills may petition for exemption from repeating the requirement at CSUDH.

Students may also petition for Fulfillment of GWAR if they have:

  • Completed an upper division composition course (equivalent to English 350 at CSUDH) at another university prior to admission to CSUDH with a grade of B or higher. Lower division writing courses (e.g. Freshman English,) upper division literature or discipline-specific courses, and specialized courses in business, technical, report, or creative writing, among other courses, are NOT acceptable.Students must submit an official set of transcripts with the applicable course highlighted and a copy of the university catalog description of the course.
  • A score of 4.0 or higher on the Analytical Writing Analysis of the GMAT.
  • A score of 4.0 or higher on the Analytical Writing section of the GRE.

Duplicate GWE Score Letter Request

The Duplicate GWE Score Letter Request [PDF] are available for a $5 processing fee, payable by check or money order only to CSUDH.

GWE Advisement Form

The GWE Advisement Form [PDF] is for students who would like to have their Graduation Wrting Exam reviewed by the Director of GWAR. Advisments should be requested within 1 year of taking the examination. Graduation Writing Exams are destroyed after 1 year. 

GWE by Proctor Form

The Distance Learning GWE Proctor Agreement Form [PDF] is for the Distance Learning GWE only.

Proctor Service Request Form

The Proctor Service Request Form [PDF] is for students requesting proctor services from the Toro Learning & Testing Center.