TL45 – English Language Proficiency Program

Records of the administration of the English language proficiency program.

Content & Scope

Most undergraduate students who began their studies in spring 2018 or earlier are required to pass the English language proficiency examination (ELPE) before they may graduate.

The records include examination questions and materials and tools used to assist students in improving their English language proficiency.

Related Records

For records related to individual students' participation in the English language proficiency program, see TL40 – English Language Proficiency Examination.

Responsible Unit

Writing and Communication Centre.

Information Steward

Associate Provost, Students.

Information Confidentiality Classification

  • Public: materials and tools made available to students.
  • Confidential: all other records.


Until superseded or obsolete.


Secure Destruction.


Responsible Units should document the disposal/destruction of official records using the University records destruction form or equivalent documentation, to verify that we are following our records retention rules.


University of Waterloo Undergraduate Calendar.

Retention Rationale

The retention period is based on operational use.

Approval Date

26 July 2010