College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Test Dates

October 11, 2022 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM (CST)
November 9, 2022 9:00 AM (CST) CCM ONLY
November 10, 2022 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM

General Information

  • Prior to scheduling an appointment for CLEP examinations, students should contact their academic advisor to determine the appropriate examination and any additional requirements (e.g., institutional essay requirements, etc.) for the course for which they are seeking academic credit.
  • The Academic Testing Center does not advise students as to the acceptability of any examination to specific programs/degrees/schools.
  • Examinees may not repeat an exam of the same title within 90 days of the initial test date. If you retake the exam before the 90-day period is up, your administration will be considered invalid, your score will be canceled, and any test fees will be forfeited.
  • UAB policy prohibits UAB students from attempting to take a CLEP exam if they have already received a grade in the course.
  • Any special accommodations require special approval and must be requested in advance by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Dantes Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)

Test Dates


October 20, 2022 9:00 AM (CST)

General Information

DSST (Dantes Subject Standardized Tests) is a nationally recognized credit by examination program that awards college credit for courses via examination.

  • UAB policy prohibits UAB students from attempting to take a DSST exam if they have already received a grade in the course.
  • Any special accommodations require special approval and must be requested in advance by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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