All entering freshmen are required to take UW1020, a four credit course. Students can take it in either the fall or the spring semester. Neither AP, IB, nor any other test will exempt a student from UW1020.
Applying for Exemption
A completed UWP Exemption Request Form
A written statement detailing the reasons behind your appeal.
A copy of the Statement of Transfer Credit from GW (provided by the Office of Admissions) or an Unofficial GW Transcript, which can be obtained from your academic advisor, the Registrar’s Office at Colonial Central, or Banweb.gwu.edu.
Syllabus from the course you are looking to have count as UW1020.
- A research-based writing sample from the petitioned course, complete with a works-cited page or bibliography
No applications will be considered unless all of these documents are present. Submit the form and all requested attachments in a single .pdf packet to firstname.lastname@example.org.