College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
CLEP testing is by scheduled appointment ONLY
To schedule your CLEP Exam, call Testing & Assessment Center at 413-755-4709
This information is subject to change without notice!!!
CLEP Exam Spring 2014
Listed below is a Tentative CLEP Exam Schedule.
- Wednesday January 29, 2014 3:00pm
- Wednesday February 19, 2014 3:00pm
- Wednesday March 5, 2014 3:00pm
- Wednesday March 26, 2014 3:00pm
- Wednesday April 9, 2014 3:00pm
- Wednesday April 23, 2014 3:00pm
- Wednesday May 14, 2014 3:00pm
The Application Form and Exam Procedure Description can be found online at: http://clep.collegeboard.org/
Two checks or money orders are needed for each CLEP Exam:
- $80 CLEP
- $15 to STCC (Additional $10 fee for optional essays - add to STCC payment)
A $7 rescheduling fee will be charged if you change your appointment.
TESTING FEES are not refundable
Register by mail:
Send your completed application form and checks to:
Technical Community College
Testing & Assessment Center
One Armory Square-STE 1
P O Box 9000
Springfield, MA 01102-9000
Register in Person:
Bring completed form and payment to: STCC Campus, Building 17, Room 425
- CLEP credits will be awarded by STCC if and only the student is currently enrolled in a degree program or certificate program.
- CLEP exams cannot be used to replace or improve a grade already on your transcript.
- Contact the college you are attending/plan to attend to make sure that the CLEP Exam you are registering for will be accepted for credit.
- If you CLEP a course in which you are currently enrolled, you will remain financially responsible for the course, and you must follow all course withdrawal procedures.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is CLEP?
CLEP exams are offered through the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and provide an opportunity to obtain college credit by examination. STCC students can earn up to, but not exceed, 45 credits toward a degree at STCC via the Challenge exams and CLEP testing.
What is STCC's Test Center Code?
Springfield Technical Community College's Test Center Code Number is 3791.
Who can take a CLEP Exam?
You do not need to be a STCC student to to take a CLEP exam at STCC. Students who take CLEP exams designate, on the answer key, the school where the College Board should send their scores. Students who have their scores reported to STCC should refer to the list of course equivalents in this booklet. These are the only CLEP exams accepted for credit by STCC. Only students registered in degree programs at STCC and currently enrolled can be awarded CLEP credits.
How is Credit Awarded at STCC?
Credits are awarded as a P thus they are not reflected in the student's GPA. Refer to the list of STCC Course Equivalents for CLEP Exams. These are the only CLEP exams accepted for credit by STCC. Only students registered in degree programs at STCC and currently enrolled can be awarded CLEP credits.
What if I fail a CLEP Exam?
Results of CLEP Exams are placed in our file. Failures, however are not recorded on your transcript. The College Board maintains a policy requiring a 6 month waiting period for retaking a failed exam.
Where are the CLEP results sent?
The candidate leaves the Testing Session with printed results in hand, then CLEP sends the results to those institutions designated by the candidate, approximately 3 weeks subsequent to the examination. STCC receives scores only when the candidate directs ETS to send them here. STUDENTS TAKING THE CLEP EXAMS ARE ADVISED TO CONTACT THE COLLEGE WHERE THEY WANT CREDIT AWARDED TOWARD A DEGREE--TO ENSURE THAT THE EXAM THEY ARE TAKING WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR CREDIT.
How do I know what is covered on a CLEP Exam?
There is a CLEP Handbook on reserve at the STCC Library.
EQUIVALENT COURSES & CREDIT VALUES at STCC
NO GENERAL EXAMS ARE ACCEPTED FOR CREDIT, ONLY SUBJECT EXAMS!!!
|American Government 3||3||PSCI-100, Amer Gov/Politics I||No|
|Biology||8||BIOL-106, General Biology I and BIOL-206, General Biology II||No|
|Calculus||4||MATH-155, Calculus I||No|
|Chemistry||8||CHEM-103, General Chemistry I and CHEM-203, General Chemistry II||No|
|College Algebra||4||MATH-132, Technical Math I||No|
|French Language||6||FREN-324, Intermediate French I and
FREN-424, Intermediate French II
|History of the United States I: Col. to 1877||3||HIST-110, U.S. History I||No|
|History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present||3||HIST-210, U.S. History II||No|
|Human Growth & Development||3||PSYC-325, Lifespan Human Growth & Development||No|
|Introductory Business Law||3||BLAW-310, Business Law I||No|
|Introductory Psychology||3||PSYC-100, General Psychology||No|
|Introductory Sociology||3||SOCI-100, Intro. to Sociology||No|
|Principles of Macroeconomics||6||ECON-100, Intro. to Economics I and Prin of Microeconomics ECON-200||No|
|Principles of Management||3||MANG-110, Principles of Management||No|
|Principles of Marketing||3||MRKT-110, Marketing||No|
|Spanish Language||6||SPAN-321, Intermediate Spanish I and
SPAN-421, Intermediate Spanish II
|Western Civ I: Anci Near E To 1648||3||HIST-100, History of West Civ I||No|
|Western Civ II: 1648 to the Present||3||HIST-200, History of West Civ II||No|