CLEP Details & Registration

Hudson Valley Community College is an open test center for the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), a College Board program. Registration is open to the public as well as currently registered students.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams Accepted for Credit
This list provides important information for matriculated students seeking CLEP credit at Hudson Valley Community College. It includes a list of all Hudson Valley courses for which students may obtain credit through CLEP, as well as cut off scores necessary to earn credit.

CLEP Test Dates

CLEP exams are offered as follows:

Saturday, April 13, 2019 FULL
Saturday, May 4, 2019 FULL
Monday, June 3, 2019 FULL
Monday, July 1, 2019 FULL
August 2019: no exam offered
Fall dates will be announced in August.

NOTE: No more than one (1) subject or general exam may be taken on any given date

CLEP Registration and Payment

Please follow the following steps to register for a CLEP Exam at Hudson Valley Community College:

  1. Log in to the CLEP My Account Registration Portal and Register for an Exam
    You will be required to pay CLEP the $85 exam fee at this time. Registering for an exam provides you with a payment receipt and a CLEP Registration Ticket, but you must contact a test center to schedule the date and time you wish to take the test (see Step 2).
  2. Schedule Your Test Date with Hudson Valley Community College
    After you receive your CLEP Registration Ticket (valid for six months) you will need to schedule your test date with the college and pay the $25 testing center fee to Hudson Valley Community College. Please complete the CLEP Registration Form and submit it along with your CLEP Registration Ticket and $25 testing center fee. NOTE: The $25 fee is nonrefundable and nontransferable. CLEP registration is on a first come fist serve basis. There are no waitlists and spaces may be filled before the website is updated.

    Submit your CLEP Registration Form, CLEP Registration Ticket and $25 testing center fee to:

Hudson Valley Community College
Center for Careers and Transfer
80 Vandenburgh Ave.
Troy, NY 12180

You will receive a confirmation email once your test has been scheduled.

Important Notice: If classes are canceled or the college is closed due to weather conditions or other emergencies, call the Office of Public Safety at (518) 629-7210, or the Center for Careers and Transfer at (518) 629-7326 for rescheduling information.

Preparing for a CLEP Exam

Having made the decision to take one or more CLEP examinations, most students then want to know if it is worthwhile to prepare for them – how much, how long, when and how should they go about it? The precise answers to these questions vary greatly from individual to individual. However, most candidates find that some type of test preparation is helpful.

For more general and study information on preparing for CLEP, we recommend that you visit their website at For each exam, there is an outline of the knowledge and skill covered in the test, about 25 sample questions similar to those found on the exam, and a list of textbooks and other resources that could be used for study materials. You can also take a practice exam by going to Keep in mind that our college bookstore and library are resources for textbooks that will help in studying for CLEP.

Get in Touch

Center for Careers and Transfer
Siek Campus Center, Suite 290

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.