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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. One form of government-issued identification, which must be valid and current, must bear the test-taker's full name in English language characters, and must contain a photograph and a signature. Acceptable forms of identification include a current driver's license, State ID, or passport. Unacceptable forms of identification include a student ID, credit or debit cards of any kind, a Social Security Card, or an Employee 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.

Wednesday

12/17/14

2:00 p.m.

Exam full, registration closed

Friday

01/09/15

2:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday

01/21/15

2:00 p.m.

Monday

02/09/15

2:00 p.m.

 

Thursday

02/26/15

2:00 p.m.

 

Tuesday

03/10/15

2:00 p.m.

 
Wednesday
03/25/15

2:00 p.m.

 

Monday

04/06/15

2:00 p.m.

 
Thursday
04/23/15

2:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 686 Student Center Building, 5221 Gullen Mall.  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, Room 686 Student Center Building, 5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202.  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.