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How to Get PLA Credit: CLEP Exams

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams

Apply your CLEP Exam(s) credit to your degree or certificate program.

You, your campus Testing Center, your Department Chair or Dean, and the District Academic Support Services Office work together to follow these steps:

  1. You
    • See your Advisor for CLEP information
  2. You
  3. You
    • Pay exam fee and PLA fee(s) to TCC
  4. You
    • Take exam at your campus Testing Center
  5. Testing Center
    • Receives official scores from the testing company
  6. You
    • Return to your campus Testing Center to sign to sign Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) form
    • Pay additional PLA fee(s), if applicable
  7. Testing Center
    • Forwards PLA form to appropriate Department Chair or Dean for signatures
  8. Department Chair or Dean
    • Reviews and signs PLA form and then returns it to your campus Testing Center
  9. Testing Center
    • Documents and copies PLA form and then forwards it to District Academic Support Services Office
  10. District Academic Support Services Office
    • Applies credit to your transcript after current semester has ended, and grades have posted
  11. You
    • Check My Progress in the Student Planning module of MyTCCTrack to confirm credit(s) are posted

 

Questions?

Ask a PLA Contact on your campus

Email us: PLA@tccd.edu

Updated June 17, 2021