Table of Reflection Deadlines to Clear Your Prerequisite to English 1A and 1AF

Do It Today!

The sooner you finish, the sooner you register.

Processing your RCW prerequisite requires you to work with our team to meet the scheduled reporting targets: 

  1. Friday: Meet the Friday 12:00pm noon deadline for completing the work.
  2. Saturday & Sunday: Check back over the weekend to make sure you scored all 10 points. 
  3. Monday: Fix any errors in your submissions by Monday 12:00 noon. 

Then, we can report your prerequisites as clear for you to register for your first-year writing class. Please complete RCW by the first orientation, as highlighted in blue.

Table of Processing Deadlines for Summer

Reflection on College Writing

Complete all the RCW modules by 12 pm on We verify your completion by 12:00 pm on We report your prerequisite as satisfied by 3:00 pm on  You can register for your writing class on
Friday, June 24 Monday, June 27 Tuesday, June 28 Thursday, June 30
Friday, July 1 Tuesday, July 5 Wednesday, July 6 Thursday, July 7
Friday, July 8 Monday, July 11 Monday, July 11 Tuesday, July 12
Friday, July 15 Monday, July 18 Monday, July 18 Tuesday, July 19
Wednesday, July 20 Thursday, July 21 Thursday, July 21 Friday, July 22
Friday, July 29 Monday, July 25 Monday, July 25 Tuesday, July 26
Friday, July 29 Monday, August 1 Monday, August 1 Tuesday, August 2
Friday, August 5 Monday, August 8 Monday, August 8 Tuesday, August 9
Wednesday, August 10 Thursday, August 11 Thursday, August 11 Friday, August 12
Advanced Registration ends Tuesday August 16, 2022
Registration closes on August 17-18, 2022
First Day of Instruction starts on August 19th, 2022

Remember: You must complete RCW before you can register for your first-year composition course. If you are entering SJSU with college-level writing credit, you will need to have it finished no later than the end of the Spring 2023 semester.