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College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Testing Procedure

CLEP

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Earn college credit by passing a CLEP test. CLEP is a nationally recognized series of examinations which allow the student to demonstrate knowledge acquired in a non-college setting. Credit is awarded based on the score earned for each examination.

REGISTERING AND SCHEDULING A CLEP TEST

1) First, register and pay the $85 CLEP fee ($87 as of 7/1/18) directly on the CLEP website. Test takers must print the CLEP Registration Ticket and bring it to the Testing Center on the day of the exam.

2) Next, please use the SUNY Orange CLEP SIGN-UP PAGE to schedule a test date from one of the dates below. *CLEP tests are given at the Middletown campus ONLY.

TEST DATES

  • Friday, April 6, 2018 at 1:30 pm
  • Friday, April 13, 2018 at 1:30 pm
  • Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:30 pm
  • Friday, April 27, 2018 at 1:30 pm
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 10:30 am
  • Friday, May 4, 2018 at 1:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 10:30 am
  • Friday, May 11, 2018 at 1:30 pm
  • Monday, May 21, 2018 at 10:30 am
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:30 am
  • Friday, May 25, 2018 at 1:30 pm
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 10:30 am

If you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, please use the SUNY Orange CLEP sign-up page to do so.

Students with testing accommodations who would like to use their accommodations to take a CLEP test must speak with the Office of Accessibility Services prior to scheduling a test date.

PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION

PRIOR TO THE TEST DAY: Test takers must pay the $85 CLEP fee ($87 as of 7/1/2018) and register for a CLEP test through the CLEP website. Test takers must print the CLEP Registration Ticket and bring it to the Testing Center on the day of the exam.

ON THE TEST DAY: Test takers should go to Student Services Central (Shepard Student Center, third floor) to pay the SUNY Orange $25 fee by cash, check, money order, or credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover). Money orders should be made payable to SUNY Orange.

Test takers may then proceed to the Testing Center (Shepard Student Center, room 225) with:

  1. Valid, government-issued photo identification (such as a driver’s license, passport, or military ID)
  2. CLEP Registration Ticket
  3. Payment receipt for the $25 SUNY Orange fee

*Test takers will not be admitted to the Testing Center without all three of these items. SUNY Orange is not able to access CLEP Registration tickets, so test takers must bring these to the exam.

OPTIONAL ESSAYS

Several exams (American Literature, Analyzing and Interpreting Literature, College Composition Modular, and English Literature) have an optional essay that accompanies the multiple choice exam. You must check with your school to find out if the optional essay is required. The essays are required for SUNY Orange students.

If you need to complete the optional essay, please let the proctor know when you arrive.

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Questions? Contact us at testcenter@sunyorange.edu