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CLEP FAQ

Can anyone take the CLEP exams at Valencia?

As Valencia is not an open testing institution, only students with an active Valencia application on file may take the CLEP exams at Valencia.

Can I take the CLEP exams at any Valencia Campus?

The CLEP exams are offered by appointment only at our East, West and Osceola Campuses. Note: CLEP testing is not available at the Lake Nona or Winter Park campus. Paperwork can be processed through these campuses, however the test can only be taken at West, East and Osceola.

Can I get a receipt for my payment to CollegeBoard?

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide a receipt for the CLEP exam. The payment for the CLEP is handled between the student and College Board. However, the Valencia Business Office will provide a receipt for the $20 appointment fee.

Is the CLEP exam timed?

The CLEP exams are timed at 90 minutes with the exception of the College Composition which is timed at 120 minutes.

What do I need to bring with me to take the CLEP exam?

  • You must hand in the printed registration ticket from www.collegeboard.org to the Assessment Center
  • You must have a current government issued photo ID

Please refer to the CLEP Policy for more information on Prohibitied items.

Can I send my CLEP exam scores to another institution?

If you plan to attend another college or university, your CLEP scores do not transfer automatically with your Valencia College transcript. You will need to send your CLEP scores in addition to your Valencia transcript. In order to send additional transcripts, call 1-800-257-9558If you plan to attend another college or university, your CLEP scores do not transfer automatically with your Valencia College transcript. You will need to send your CLEP scores in addition to your Valencia transcript. In order to send additional transcripts, call 1-800-257-9558 or by completing a CLEP Transcript Request Form and mail it to: or by completing a CLEP Transcript Request Form and mail it to:

P.O. Box 6600
Princeton, NJ
08541-6600

Click here to read more about CLEP scores.

**Please note: Valencia cannot provide official scores for this test. All requests must be done through CollegeBoard.

How long does it take for my CLEP exam scores to appear on my transcripts?

It can take up to 6 weeks for passing CLEP exam scores to appear on your record.

What is on the CLEP exam? Is there a study guide?

The CLEP exams encompass subjects that you would normally see on a final exam. For specific information on a particular subject, please click HERE! .

Please keep in mind that not all CLEP exams are accepted/available at Valencia. For a list of tests we currently offer/accept please visit http://valenciacollege.edu/assessments/clep/exams-offered.cfm

What subjects are offered through the CLEP exams?

The CLEP exams encompass many subjects; however, at Valencia we have a select list of exams we offer. For the complete list, please visit http://valenciacollege.edu/assessments/clep/exams-offered.cfm.

Will the CLEP exam change my GPA?

A passing score will only give you credit for the class. It will not have any impact on your GPA.

How do I register for the CLEP exam?

Please visit the Taking the CLEP tab for the steps to register for a CLEP exam.

 

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West
SSB, Rm 171 (407) 582-1101
 
East
Bldg 5, Rm 237 (407) 582-2770
 
Osceola
Bldg 4, Rm 248-250 (407) 582-4149
 
Poinciana
Bldg 1, Rm 325 (407) 582-6052
 
Lake Nona
Bldg 1, Rm 206 (407) 582-7104
 
Winter Park
Bldg 1, Rm 104 (407) 582-6086