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CLEP Testing

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams are ninety-minutes, (except the College Composition Exam which is 120 minutes) available in five general areas and twenty-nine subject areas, for students interested in earning college credit for material they already know.

 

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Take one CLEP* exam in August. Get 50% off a second exam.
Code: CLEP50 (One-time use per customer.)

Important

DANTES does not pay the exam fee for a previously funded CLEP exam. If military test takers want to retake an exam previously funded by DANTES, they need to wait three months and pay the $85.00 exam fee in addition to the administrative fee required by the test center.

 

Please select a campus

Blue Ridge Campus

Not available on the Blue Ridge Campus at this time.

Cumming Campus

Not available on the Cumming Campus at this time.

Dahlonega Campus

All prospective examinees must read the Dahlonega Testing Center Security Procedures.

What CLEP Subject Examinations does UNG accept?

Please visit CLEP subject exams web page to find a list of exams UNG Accepts. 

CLEP Signup and Scheduling Instructions for the Dahlonega Campus:

To successfully signup for CLEP and schedule your exam, you will need to complete two steps. You will first need to pay $85.00 for your exam by visiting CollegeBoard. The CollegeBoard step is not how you schedule your exam. Once you successfully pay the $85.00 test fee, you will be required to present the CollegeBoard exam ticket on the day of the exam. To schedule your appointment at the Dahlonega Campus Testing Center, you will need to pay the *$35.00 administration fee through RegisterBlast. (Please use different web browser than Internet Explorer) This will be how you schedule your time and date at the Dahlonega Campus Testing Center. * All testing fees are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

Note: To request to test with Accommodations (Extended time, private room, etc.), please select the CLEP with Accommodations option for the exam group. After you complete registration, you will be instructed to contact our office directly to schedule your appointment at 706-864-1799. You must have supporting documentation such as a 504 plan or IEP in order to receive accommodations.

*If you arrive fifteen minutes after your scheduled appointment time, you may not be allowed to test.

Identification Requirements

Candidates must present one form of valid and acceptable identification. These acceptable identifications are listed below:

Candidates identification must be:

  • Government-issued passport with name, photograph, and signature
  • Driver's license with name, photograph, and signature
  • State or Province ID issued by the motor vehicle agency with name, photograph, and signature
  • Military ID with name, photograph, and signature
  • National ID with name, photograph, and signature
  • Tribal ID card with name, photograph, and signature
  • Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship with name, photograph, and signature
  • A Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) with name, photograph, and signature
  • If the student is a minor and unable to provide a primary government-issued ID, then the College Board Student ID Form must be used for identification purposes. This form must include a recognizable photograph, and the school or notary seal must overlap the photo. The student must sign the ID form in the presence of the designated school official or notary. The student must also sign the ID form again at the test center in the presence of a Test Center Administrator. This form is only valid at test centers located in the United States. The ID form must be dated and is valid for only one year.
  • The Student ID Form can be downloaded from the Exam Day Info page of the CLEP Exam Information website. You can also contact CLEP Services at (800) 257-9558, (212) 237-1331, or email clep@info.collegeboard.org for information on obtaining the College Board ID Form.

Unacceptable forms of identification include:

  • Credit or debit cards of any kind
  • Social Security card
  • Employee or Work ID
  • School ID
  • Any document that does not bear a recent recognizable photograph that clearly matches the test-taker
  • Any document that is worn, torn, scuffed, scarred, or otherwise damaged in such a manner that it renders any part of the text on the ID card illegible or renders any part of the photograph unrecognizable
  • Any document that appears tampered with or altered

Identification Requirements for DANTES-Funded Military Candidates

All eligible military personnel and eligible civilian employees of the United States MUST present a current military photo identification card in order to receive DANTES funding.

  • The military ID (Uniformed Services Geneva Conventions Common Access Card) must indicate that the candidate is an active member of the "Armed Forces of the United States."
    • NOTE: Retired service members are not eligible for DANTES-funded CLEP testing; however, they may be eligible for reimbursement for CLEP exams and administrations fees.
  • Authorized Reserve component spouses are also eligible for DANTES-funded CLEP testing. Their ID will indicate "United States Uniformed Services" on the card.
  • Questions regarding a service member's military or the ID of a civilian employee of the military should be referred to DANTES at (850) 452-1111 or visit the CLEP for Military website.
  • Effective October 16 2014, Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (Dantes) will no longer fund CLEP exams for spouses and civilians of the Air National Guard.

College Board Retest Policy

Candidates may not repeat a CLEP exam of the same title within three months*. Scores of exams repeated earlier than three months* will be canceled and test fees forfeited. 

A student who has earned a grade other than a W in the course may not earn CLEP or DANTES credit for the course. A student may earn CLEP or DANTES credit for a course in which he/she is currently enrolled provided that the student withdraws from the course no later than the last date in the term to withdraw with a W.

Please visit the Academic Affairs website to view UNG’s Credit by Exam Policy.   

2017 Dates and Times

  • Thursday, July 27, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 3, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017-- Start times: 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017 -- Start times: 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday, August 25, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Monday, September 18, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017-- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Monday, November 27, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 29, 2017 -- Start times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.

Study Resources

Gainesville Campus

What CLEP Subject Examinations does UNG accept?

Please visit the academic affairs website to find a list of CLEP subject exams UNG accepts.

CLEP Signup and Scheduling Instructions for the Gainesville Campus:

To successfully signup for CLEP and schedule your exam, you will need to complete two steps. You will first need to pay $85.00 for your exam by visiting CollegeBoard. The CollegeBoard step is not how you schedule your exam.  Once you successfully pay the $85.00 test fee, you will be required to present the CollegeBoard exam ticket on the day of the exam. To schedule your appointment at the Gainesville Campus Testing Center, you will need to pay the *$35.00 administration fee through RegisterBlast.(Please use different web browser than Internet Explorer) This will be how you schedule your time and date at the Gainesville Campus Testing Center. * All testing fees are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

Note: To request to test with Accommodations (Extended time, private room, etc.), please select the CLEP with Accommodations option for the exam group. After you complete registration, you will be instructed to contact our office directly to schedule your appointment at 678-717-3863. You must have supporting documentation such as a 504 plan or IEP in order to receive accommodations.

*If you arrive fifteen minutes after your scheduled appointment time, you may not be allowed to test.

Identification Requirements

Candidates must present one form of valid and acceptable identification. These acceptable identifications are listed below:

Candidates identification must be:
  • Be government-issued
  • Be an original document - photocopied documents are not acceptable
  • Be valid and current - expired documents(bearing expiration dates that have passed) are not acceptable, no matter how recently they may have expired
  • Bear the test-taker's full name, in English Language characters, exactly as it appears on the Registration Ticket, including the order of the names
  • Middle initials are optional and only need to match the first letter of the middle name when present on both the ticket and the identification
  • Bear a recent recognizable photograph that clearly matches the test-taker
  • Include the test-taker's signature
  • Be in good condition, with clearly legible text and a clearly visible photograph

Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • Government-issued passport with name, photograph, and signature
  • Driver's license with name, photograph, and signature
  • State or Province ID issued by the motor vehicle agency with name, photograph, and signature
  • Military ID with name, photograph, and signature
  • National ID with name, photograph, and signature
  • Tribal ID card with name, photograph, and signature
  • Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship with name, photograph, and signature
  • A Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) with name, photograph, and signature
  • If the student is a minor and unable to provide a primary government-issued ID, then the College Board Student ID Form must be used for identification purposes. This form must include a recognizable photograph, and the school or notary seal must overlap the photo. The student must sign the ID form in the presence of the designated school official or notary. The student must also sign the ID form again at the test center in the presence of a Test Center Administrator. This form is only valid at test centers located in the United States. The ID form must be dated and is valid for only one year.
  • The Student ID Form can be downloaded from the Exam Day Info page of the CLEP website. You can also contact CLEP Services at (800) 257-9558, (212) 237-1331, or clep@info.collegeboard.org for information on obtaining the College Board ID Form.

Unacceptable forms of identification include:

  • Credit or debit cards of any kind
  • Social Security card
  • Employee or Work ID
  • School ID
  • Any document that does not bear a recent recognizable photograph that clearly matches the test-taker
  • Any document that is worn, torn, scuffed, scarred, or otherwise damaged in such a manner that it renders any part of the text on the ID card illegible or renders any part of the photograph unrecognizable
  • Any document that appears tampered with or altered

Identification Requirements for DANTES-Funded Military Candidates

All eligible military personnel and eligible civilian employees of the United States MUST present a current military photo identification card in order to receive DANTES funding.

  • The military ID (Uniformed Services Geneva Conventions Common Access Card) must indicate that the candidate is an active member of the "Armed Forces of the United States."
    • NOTE: Retired service members are not eligible for DANTES-funded CLEP testing; however, they may be eligible for reimbursement for CLEP exams and administrations fees.
  • Authorized Reserve component spouses are also eligible for DANTES-funded CLEP testing. Their ID will indicate "United States Uniformed Services" on the card.
  • Questions regarding a service member's military or the ID of a civilian employee of the military should be referred to DANTES at (850) 452-1111 or visit the College Board's Military Benefits page.
  • Effective October 16 2014, Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) will no longer fund CLEP exams for spouses and civilians of the Air National Guard.

College Board Retest Policy

Candidates may not repeat a CLEP exam of the same title within three months*. Scores of exams repeated earlier than three months* will be canceled and test fees forfeited. 

A student who has earned a grade other than a W in the course may not earn CLEP or DANTES credit for the course. A student may earn CLEP or DANTES credit for a course in which he/she is currently enrolled provided that the student withdraws from the course no later than the last date in the term to withdraw with a W.

Learn more about UNG’s Credit by Exam Policy.   

2017 Dates and Times

  • Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, August 11, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017  at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017  at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 8:30 a.m, 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m, 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, October 02, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m, 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m, 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m, 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m, 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m, 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, November 27, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m, 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, December 18, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m, 2:30 p.m.

STUDY RESOURCES

Oconee Campus

What CLEP Subject Examinations does UNG accept? Please visit the Academic Affairs website to find a list of CLEP subject exams UNG accepts.

CLEP Signup and Scheduling Instructions for the Oconee Campus:

To successfully signup for CLEP and schedule your exam, you will need to complete two steps. You will first need to pay $85.00 for your exam by visiting CollegeBoard. The CollegeBoard step is not how you schedule your exam.  Once you successfully pay the $85.00 test fee, you will be required to present the CollegeBoard exam ticket on the day of the exam. To schedule your appointment at the Oconee Campus Testing Center, you will need to pay the *$35.00 administration fee through RegisterBlast.(Please use different web browser than Internet Explorer) This will be how you schedule your time and date at the Oconee Campus Testing Center. * All testing fees are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

Note: To request to test with Accommodations (Extended time, private room, etc.), please select the CLEP with Accommodations option for the exam group. After you complete registration, you will be instructed to contact our office directly to schedule your appointment at 706-310-6308. You must have supporting documentation such as a 504 plan or IEP in order to receive accommodations.

*If you arrive fifteen minutes after your scheduled appointment time, you may not be allowed to test.

Identification Requirements

Candidates must present one form of valid and acceptable identification. These acceptable identifications are listed below:

Candidates identification must be:

  • Be government-issued
  • Be an original document - photocopied documents are not acceptable
  • Be valid and current - expired documents(bearing expiration dates that have passed) are not acceptable, no matter how recently they may have expired
  • Bear the test-taker's full name, in English Language characters, exactly as it appears on the Registration Ticket, including the order of the names
  • Middle initials are optional and only need to match the first letter of the middle name when present on both the ticket and the identification
  • Bear a recent recognizable photograph that clearly matches the test-taker
  • Include the test-taker's signature
  • Be in good condition, with clearly legible text and a clearly visible photograph
Acceptable forms of identification include:
  • Government-issued passport with name, photograph, and signature
  • Driver's license with name, photograph, and signature
  • State or Province ID issued by the motor vehicle agency with name, photograph, and signature
  • Military ID with name, photograph, and signature
  • National ID with name, photograph, and signature
  • Tribal ID card with name, photograph, and signature
  • Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship with name, photograph, and signature
  • A Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) with name, photograph, and signature
  • If the student is a minor and unable to provide a primary government-issued ID, then the College Board Student ID Form must be used for identification purposes. This form must include a recognizable photograph, and the school or notary seal must overlap the photo. The student must sign the ID form in the presence of the designated school official or notary. The student must also sign the ID form again at the test center in the presence of a Test Center Administrator. This form is only valid at test centers located in the United States. The ID form must be dated and is valid for only one year.
  • The Student ID Form can be downloaded from the Exam Day Info page of the CLEP Exam Information website. You can also contact CLEP Services at (800) 257-9558, (212) 237-1331, or email clep@info.collegeboard.org for information on obtaining the College Board ID Form.

Unacceptable forms of identification include:
  • Credit or debit cards of any kind
  • Social Security card
  • Employee or Work ID
  • School ID
  • Any document that does not bear a recent recognizable photograph that clearly matches the test-taker
  • Any document that is worn, torn, scuffed, scarred, or otherwise damaged in such a manner that it renders any part of the text on the ID card illegible or renders any part of the photograph unrecognizable
  • Any document that appears tampered with or altered
Identification Requirements for DANTES-Funded Military Candidates
All eligible military personnel and eligible civilian employees of the United States MUST present a current military photo identification card in order to receive DANTES funding.
  • The military ID (Uniformed Services Geneva Conventions Common Access Card) must indicate that the candidate is an active member of the "Armed Forces of the United States."
    • NOTE: Retired service members are not eligible for DANTES-funded CLEP testing; however, they may be eligible for reimbursement for CLEP exams and administrations fees.
  • Authorized Reserve component spouses are also eligible for DANTES-funded CLEP testing. Their ID will indicate "United States Uniformed Services" on the card.
  • Questions regarding a service member's military or the ID of a civilian employee of the military should be referred to DANTES at (850) 452-1111 or visit the CLEP for Military website.
  • Effective October 16 2014 , Defense Activity for Non Traditional Education Support (Dantes) will no longer fund CLEP exams for spouses and civilians of the Air National Guard.
 

College Board Retest Policy


Candidates may not repeat a CLEP exam of the same title within three months*. Scores of exams repeated earlier than three months* will be canceled and test fees forfeited.
A student who has earned a grade other than a W in the course may not earn CLEP or DANTES credit for the course. A student may earn CLEP or DANTES credit for a course in which he/she is currently enrolled provided that the student withdraws from the course no later than the last date in the term to withdraw with a W.

2017 Dates and Times

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
  • Monday, July 31, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Friday, August 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday,, August 30, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 14, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.
For more information regarding the CLEP program and official study guides, visit the official website.
Cell phones are not permitted in the testing lab.  Please leave your cell phone in your car or you may leave it in the Testing Center Office.
NOTE:  As of Oct. 17, 2014, the CLEP® retest policy will be changed to allow test-takers to retest three (3) months after the last exam administration, as opposed to six months. Please note that this policy is in effect only for students who test on Oct. 17, 2014 or after.
The university limits the number of hours of Credit by Examination to 45 semester hours and no more than 24 hours of IB credit (bachelors degree). No more than 30 hours of credit by exam credit may be applied to an associate’s degree program.
If you have any questions please email Judy.L.Taylor@ung.edu or call 706-310-6308.
 

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