Military Personnel CLEP Registration

College Level Examination Program

  • Credit by Examination
  • You can earn credit for what you already know with a qualifying score on this exam.
  • Computer-based test

The Office of Testing Services is a fully funded test center.

That means that military personnel may be eligible for free exams.

Click to find out if you are eligible.

Registration process

  • Register with CLEP via their website (see above).  Please specify your military status during your CLEP registration. Military test takers must correctly designate themselves as DANTES-funded and answer questions about their military status in order to receive DANTES funding.
  • Call for a test date reservation: 205-348-6760
  • Select Military as your ticket type (selection of the wrong ticket type will void your registration)
  • Bring your Geneva Convention Identification Card ID on test day. More information can be found here.
  • You must choose “Yes” on the DANTES-funded section on your CLEP Exam Registration Ticket

Things to Remember

  • Fees are waived for the first attempt per subject
  • You must wait 3 months before retesting
  • Only one exam can be administered per test date
  • If you require accommodations for a CLEP exam, please contact us before registration
  • Request CLEP transcripts via military channels
  • Candidates who register for a CLEP exam will receive the corresponding CLEP examination guide automatically, at no cost
  • CLEP examinations are offered Monday – Friday at 1:00 PM
  • Registration is open until 24 hours before test date and time

See CLEP exams that are accepted for credit at UA here.

InfoCLEP Official Study Guide

The 2016 CLEP Official Study Guide can be checked out at The University of Alabama Gorgas Library.