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College Level Examination Program

Exam Information

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

GENERAL INFORMATION

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a national computer-based credit by examination program.  Most exams are timed for 90 minutes.  College Composition is timed for 120 minutes, and College Composition Modular is timed for 170 minutes.  In addition to the test timing, plan to be at the test center an additional 30-45 minutes for check in and check out procedures, etc. 

It is your responsibility to obtain the CLEP credit-granting policy of your college and to determine which CLEP test(s) you wish to take.  The CLEP policy for Wayne State University is available at http://www.transfercredit.wayne.edu/tests.php

CLEP examination names, descriptions and CLEP Exam Study Guides are available at http://clep.collegeboard.org/?affiliateId=rdr&bannerId=clep.  

A CLEP examination of the same title may not be repeated within six months of the original test date.  Scores on tests repeated earlier than six months will be cancelled and test fees forfeited.

 

FEES

  1. The CLEP service fee is $30.00 per test, payable to Wayne State University at the time of registration.  Service fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  2. The CLEP test fee is $80.00 per test.  Effective January 1, 2014 all test-takers must establish a CLEP account and pay the test fee online before your scheduled test date.  Online CLEP registration is at http://clep.collegeboard.org/?affiliateId=rdr&bannerId=clep.   Print your CLEP registration ticket and bring it with you to the test.
  3. CLEP service and test fees are subject to change without notice.

ON THE DAY OF THE EXAM

Bring with you:

  1. Two forms of identification.  The primary identification must be a government-issued photo ID that includes your name, signature and a recognizable photograph.  Acceptable forms of primary identification include a current driver’s license or current passport.  The secondary identification must contain either a photo or signature.  Acceptable forms of secondary identification include a current employee ID or current student ID.  If you are unable to present acceptable identification, you cannot be tested
  2. Your CLEP registration ticket..
  3. Your Appointment Notice.

Do not bring aids of any kind (e.g., a calculator).  Any aid permitted for your exam (e.g., calculator, periodic table) is included in the test software.  Food, beverages, books, papers, cell phones, pagers, alarm wristwatches, etc. are also not permitted.  Scratch paper is provided.

 

WSU EXAMINATION SCHEDULE

Day
Date
Time
Status

Note:  Payment of a test fee via Cashnet does not reserve a seat at an exam.

See "How to Register For An Examination" below.

Thursday

12/19/13

2:00 p.m.

Friday

01/10/14

2:00 p.m.

Wednesday

01/22/14

2:00 p.m.
 

Tuesday

02/18/14

2:00 p.m.

Thursday

03/06/14

2:00 p.m.

Monday

03/17/14

2:00 p.m.

Tuesday

04/01/14

2:00 p.m.
 

Wednesday

04/16/14

2:00 p.m.

Monday

04/28/14

2:00 p.m.
 

 

We expect to move to temporary office space for the summer, and are unable to schedule additional test dates until the plans are finalized. We hope to have a test schedule ready by early May.

 

 

 

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HOW TO RESERVE A SEAT FOR A CLEP EXAMINATION AT THE WSU TEST CENTER

This examination is not administer on a walk-in basis.   You must register to reserve a seat for the examination at least two business days in advance of the desired test date provided that room capacity has not already been reached.  “Standby” registration is not permitted.

  1. In Person Registration:  Come to Testing, Evaluation and Research Services, Room 698 Student Center.  The $30.00 service fee is required to register and must be paid by 1) check or money order payable to Wayne State University, 2) Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or Magic Line ATM card, or 3) WSU OneCard.  Cash will not be accepted.
  2. Mail Registration: Send your request to Testing, Evaluation and Research Services, 5221 Gullen Mall, Room 698 Student Center, Detroit, MI 48202-3940.  Mail your request a minimum of four weeks prior to the test date you choose.  Your request must include your name, address, WSU Student ID Number, daytime telephone number, two test date preferences, and the appropriate fee.  The fee must be paid by check or money order payable to Wayne State University.  Your Appointment Notice and Receipt will be returned to you by mail.
  3. Phone Registration: Registration by phone is a two-step process.  Step One:  Log in and pay the service fee online via CashNet.  CashNet will send a receipt number to your email address.  Step Two:  Call Testing, Evaluation and Research Services at 313-577-3400 (option 3) to schedule your examination date.  Have your CashNet receipt number ready when you call.  To make your online payment, click the "Pay for Test Online " link at the top of this page.