Exam Schedule & Registration

Registration for Administration I (Summer 2024) will open soon. Exams will be held between Sept. 13 and Sept. 19th, 2024. More details coming soon.

Please register here for the exam. (Link will be enabled in late July/August, 2024)

Please note that the Summer 2024 administration will be held on-campus (in-person). Once you have registered for the exam, you will receive an email with detailed instructions including building and room location.

Please note that the exams are NOT administered at the TOP office.

If you have further questions, please email the TOP coordinator at: top@humnet.ucla.edu

For further advice on how to prepare for the TOP, go to Exam Preparation.

Exam Schedule: 2024-2025

Administration I

  • Summer 2024 (September 13th – 19th, 2024)
  • Location: Kaplan Hall (Rooms TBA)
    All TOP exams are held on-campus (in-person).
    There will be no online exams.
  • Summer exam dates are for all students who plan on TA-ing in Fall 2024 or later

Administration II

  • Fall 2024 (TBA)
  • Location: TBA
    All TOP exams are held on-campus (in-person).
    There will be no online exams.
  • Fall exam dates are for all students who plan on TA-ing in Winter 2025 or later

Administration III

  • Winter 2025 (TBA)
  • Location: TBA
    All TOP exams are held on-campus (in-person).
    There will be no online exams.
  • Winter exam dates are for all students who plan on TA-ing in Spring 2025 or later

Administration IV

  • Spring 2025 (TBA)
  • Location: TBA
    All TOP exams are held on-campus (in-person).
    There will be no online exams.
  • Spring exam dates are for all students who plan on TA-ing in Summer 2025 or later

TOP Registration Policies

  • You must register at least 72 hours prior to your desired exam time. We close registration 48 hours before an exam.
  • You may only take 1 exam per administration (e.g., the Fall administration vs. the Winter administration)
  • Should you miss your exam appointment or fail to cancel your appointment 72 hours prior to your exam time, you will be charged a $50 fee and receive a score of “0” for the missed test, which will be reported to your department
  • NO SPECIAL EXAMS can be requested. If you fail to register for an exam time offered in the current exam administration, you must wait until the next exam administration

Cancelling Your Exam

You can only cancel your exam at least 72 hours prior to your exam date. If you cancel less than 72 hours before your appointment, you will be assessed a $50 fee. To cancel your exam, you must email us at top@humnet.ucla.edu