Friday, October 24, 2014

Weekly Preview: October 27 - October 31

There will be an R1 Basic Math Skills Exemption Test on Monday, October 27 at 7:00pm in Hasbrouck 20 (not Marcus 131).  A student ID and a #2 pencil are required. A calculator is recommended.  There will be one more Exemption Test offered on December 1.

The Writing Placement Exam is now offered online.  To access the Writing Placement Exam, students need to log in to OWL, select Assignment List from the Course Home Page, and choose Writing Placement Exam. Contact with any problems logging in or accessing the exam.  ENGLWRIT112, College Writing, is the only course at UMass Amherst that fulfills the First Year Writing (CW) General Education requirement. To enroll in ENGLWRIT112, you must first take the Writing Placement Exam.  Students who want to register for English Writing 112 in Spring 2015 need to take the Writing Placement Exam by November 12, 2014 to receive their results by November 20, 2014!

It's time for the 2014 Majors Fair!  Join us on Wednesday, October 29 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm in the Campus Center Auditorium.  Undergraduate Advising & Learning Communities and the Office of Undergraduate Advising will have representatives from virtually all departments on campus available for you.  Explore potential areas of study, whether it be for a major, minor, certificate or just curiosity!  At the Majors Fair, students (undeclared or declared) can find out about more than 100 different academic programs offered at the University. It is also an excellent opportunity to meet with faculty, staff, and current students to discuss an assortment of majors, minors and certificates as well as an array of career opportunities connected to the various majors.  Click here to see a map of Majors Fair 2014Click this link and read the information on the right to help you prepare for this event.  Don't miss it!

Are you curious about Pre-Med or Pre-Dental?  There will be a one-hour information session for pre-med/pre-dent students on Thursday, October 30 from 1:15pm - 2:15pm in 163C Campus Center.  If you have questions, contact Cathy Eden at

Have a safe Halloween!

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