FAU undergraduate students may earn credits from CLEP examinations provided they have not received comparable college credits in the CLEP examination area or have not completed a more advanced course in which the accumulation of knowledge or skills in the examination is essential. For FAU course equivalents please check the FAU Undergraduate catalog for approved credits for FAU students prior to test registration. Course equivalent information can be found under Academic Policies and Regulations then select Acceleration Mechanisms for Undergraduates. For more information visit www.collegeboard.com/clep
Military-Funded CLEP Exams
CLEP exams are free to eligible military personnel and eligible civilian employees. Military veterans can seek reimbursement from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for CLEP exams and fees. For more information, visit the CLEP for Veterans page.
- Test Preparation
A CLEP official study guide can be purchased at any major retail book store or you can order it at and find additional free study resources at clep.collegeboard.org
Social Distancing Guidelines
- Face coverings are mandatory for testing and must be worn at all times
- Candidates with a fever or respiratory symptoms will be asked to leave the testing center.
- Masks will not be provided by the testing center. Gloves are optional.
- Anyone turned away should contact the testing center for assistance with rescheduling your exam.
- No additional visitors will be allowed into the center, only those who actually have the testing appointment.
- If you feel sick, please stay home and call or email the testing center to reschedule your appointment.
- There are two fees associated with this test, a test administration fee of $25.50, and an exam fee of $89.
- You must create an account with the College Board to pay the $89 testing fee prior to scheduling your exam. Both fees must be paid before arriving to the test center. The name you register with MUST match EXACTLY to the government issued ID that will be presented on test day.
- Retakes - You must wait 90 days to retake CLEP
- Scores post in approximately 2-3 weeks.
- All testing fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and the test may not be rescheduled.
Free CLEP-Prep Courses Available Online
A series of free, online, prep courses in select CLEP subjects is now available through the Modern States Education Alliance. These courses are taught by college professors and delivered online via the Modern States Website. All the courses are free, as are any required textbooks and other materials.
The CLEP-PREP courses are self-paced, and there are no prerequisites or restrictions on enrolling. Participants do not have to register for a CLEP exam, however, to earn college credit upon completion of the course, participants must take the corresponding exam and achieve a qualifying score (CLEP-notes, 2016). Always consult with your Academic Advisor prior to taking a CLEP exam.
A prep course for every CLEP exam is now available.
To learn more and sign up, visit the Modern States Course Catalog https://modernstates.org/course
Test Center Regulations
Examinee are required to be professional, civil and respectful at all time on the premises of the Test Center. All exams are continuously monitored by video and audio recording, physical walk-through, and through the observation window. The Test Center Staff is authorized to dismiss you from the test session for violation of any Test Center Regulations, including exhibiting abusive behavior towards the Test Center Staff or other examinees. There will be a brief security check upon entry to test room.
What to Bring
- You must bring one form of identification. It must be a government-issued, valid photo ID with signature, matching exactly the name you used when registering and on your ID . NO EXCEPTIONS. Listed below are the only acceptable forms of photo identification :
- Current driver's license
- State Approved ID
- Current Passport
- Tribal ID card
- Military ID
- You MUST bring your payment Exam Registration Ticket from CLEP in order to test. This ticket contains your exam launch code.
- Bring your email receipt sent to you by Prepblast.
- You must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your testing time. Please be prompt. No late arrivals will be admitted.
- Hoodies, sweaters, jackets, coats or outerwear are NOT permitted in the testing rooms. It is suggested to dress accordingly (long sleeves) or you may not be permitted to test.
Schedule Your Exam
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