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 Winter

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, December 10 Monday, December 13 Tuesday, December 14 Wednesday, December 15
Friday, December 17 Monday, December 20 Tuesday, December 21 Wednesday, December 22
Monday, January 10 Monday, January 10 Tuesday, January 11 Wednesday, January 12
Monday, January 17 Tuesday, January 18 Tuesday, January 18 Wednesday, January 19
Advanced Registration ends Sunday January 23, 2022
Registration closes on January 24-25, 2022
First Day of Instruction starts on January 26, 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 2022 semester.