Registration

TOP Administration I (Fall 2020) will be held from September 15th - 22nd.  Registration for Administration I is currently closed.  

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, this TOP administration will be held remotely via UCLA Zoom.  Once you have registered for the exam, you will receive an email with detailed instructions for signing into Zoom for the exam. Please see the Exam Day Preparation and Task Details and Preparation Advice tabs on this website for further advice on how to prepare for the TOP via Zoom.

Please register here for the exam only during the registration window. If you receive a message saying "registration is closed," this means all spots are currently full. Please email us at [email protected] if you have a TA appointment for Fall 2020 and have missed the registration window for the Summer exam.

TOP Policy

  • You must register at least 24 hours prior to your desired exam time
  • 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 within 48 hours of your exam time
    • You will be charged a $50 fee 
    • You will 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

Exam Schedule

Please remember that you must pass the test BEFORE the quarter of your TA-ship and that only one test may be taken per administration. 

2020-2021 TOP administrations 

Administration I

  • Summer 2020 (September 15th - 25th, 2020)
  • Location: Remote via Zoom
  • Dates for all students who plan on TA-ing in Fall 2020 or later

Administration II

  • Fall 2020 (Dates: TBD)
  • Location: Remote via Zoom
  • Dates for all students who plan on TA-ing in Winter 2021 or later

Administration III

  • Winter 2021 (Dates: TBD)
  • Location: TBD
  • Dates for all students who plan on TA-ing in Spring 2021 or later

Administration IV

  • May 2021 (Dates: TBD)
  • Location: TBD
  • Dates for all students who plan on TA-ing in Summer 2021 or later

Verify/Change/Cancel Exam

If you are already registered, you can verify, change, or cancel your exam here.