Find a Past W Course

Writing Program

To look up a W1 or W2 course offered from fall 1997 through the current term, enter the information you know about the course in one or more of the fields below. Give as much or as little information as desired – the more information you give, the fewer courses returned. Leaving all of the fields empty will cause the entire database to be selected (not recommended).

For example, to select all of the courses offered as W2 courses in the History department in 2014, select "Course is a W2 course," choose "History" from the Department choices, and type "2014" in the "Year Taught" field.

Enter the information you know about the course in one or more of the fields below.

Course ID Number

Enter the 5-digit course ID number:
Course ID Number (5 digits)


Select the appropriate W-number for this course (if known):
Course is a W1 course
Course is a W2 course
Don't know W-number


Choose a course department if desired:

Course Number

Enter up to three digits for the course number:
(For example, entering "91" will select course numbers 091, 191, 291, and 391.)
Course Number (up to 3 digits)

Course Section

Enter the two-character course section:
Not all courses have multiple sections, so you will probably want to leave this field empty.
Course Section (1-2 characters)

Semester Offered

Select the semester and enter the year:


Year Taught (4-digit)


If you are looking for courses taught by a specific professor, enter her/his last and first name here:
Last name of instructor
First name of instructor

Find the courses which match your search criteria.

Clear all of the fields to blank again.

Writing courses offered before Fall 1997