Wayne State University
Testing

College-Level Exam Program (CLEP)

Exam 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 approximately 30 additional 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.  

For those testing prior to October 17, 2014, a CLEP examination of the same title may not be repeated within six months of the original test date.  For those testing October 17, 2014 or thereafter, a CLEP examination of the same title may not be repeated within three months of the original test date. CLEP scores earned in violation of the CLEP retest policy will be canceled and test fees forfeited.

If you have a documented disability that requires testing accommodations and wish to take CLEP at our test center, contact Testing, Evaluation and Research Services before creating a CLEP account, processing a registration, or paying any fees.

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 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. The name on the identification must exactly match the name on the Registration Ticket, including the order of the names.  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.  Bring your CLEP Registration Ticket.

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, digital watches, mechanical pencils, etc. are also not permitted.  For a complete list of prohibited items read Information for Test Takers at https://clep.collegeboard.org/exam-day-info.  Scratch paper and a pencil are provided.

Examination schedule

Day

Date

Time

Status

Friday

07/15/16

2:00 p.m.

 

Friday

08/26/16

2:00 p.m.

Exam full

Friday

09/02/16

9:00 a.m.

 

Friday

09/02/16

9:30 a.m.

 

Thursday

09/08/16

2:00 p.m.

 

Tuesday

09/20/16

2:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday

10/12/16

2:00 p.m.

 

Tuesday

10/25/16

2:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday

11/16/16

2:00 p.m.

 

Monday

11/21/16

2:00 p.m.

 

Monday

11/28/16

2:00 p.m.

 

Tuesday

12/06/16

2:00 p.m.

 

Friday

12/16/16

2:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday

12/21/16

2:00 p.m.

 

How to register for an examination

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

  1. In Person Registration:  If you wish to pay your test fee(s) with a money order or WSU OneCard, come to Testing, Evaluation and Research Services, Room 686 Student Center Building, 5221 Gullen Mall (map). Make your money order payable to Wayne State University. You may also use our public computer to make your credit card payment. Cash and personal checks will not be accepted.

  2. Online registration: Click the "Register for a test" button at the bottom of this page.  You will be taken to the online registration system, where you may pay with a credit or debit card and choose your test date. You will receive confirmations via email for your payment and registration.

 

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