Directions for Departments

Helping with Credit by Exam

Thank you for offering to support students with Credit by Exam. 

Credit by Exam Process

  • Student Seeks Advice

    • The student must first receive authorization from their advisor to participate in Credit by Exmamination. The student's advisor will fill out on the registrar's form the student and course information. 
    • The advisor provides their signature and the Department Chairperson's approval.
    • The student takes the signed form to the department that teaches the class.
  • Department Authorizes

    • The department that teaches the class has the authority to accept or deny the student request.
    • If the department approves, they will sign their portions of the form. 
  • Student Pays

    • Student will take the completed form to the Cashier's Office to make the payment of $10.00 per credit hour.
    • Student returns form stamped as paid to department.
  • Department Administers Test

    • Department is responsible for verifying that the departmental approvals appear on the form before testing the student.
  • Contact the Registrar

    • When the testing is complete, department fills out the last section of the form.
    • Department emails the form to
    • Questions about the form should go to
    • There is no posting If the student fails the test, the form does not need to be sent to the Registrar's Office.