Testing Center Services

DSST Exams at HSU

HSU’s Testing Center is a registered Testing Site for DSST exams. Community members are welcome to take DSST exams at HSU and have their scores transferred to other institutions at no additional cost.

Humboldt State University students may earn a maximum of 30 units of external exams (excluding AP and IB) will count toward degree requirements.

College credits are available in 38 unique subjects. Disciplines include Business, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Science, and more. From personal accounting to public speaking, from your health to law enforcement or ethics, there's a DSST subject you already know well.

Make sure to check with your college or university to learn about their credit awarding policy. For a list of exams and exam descriptions, visit http://www.getcollegecredit.com.

Whether you are looking to start a new career or advance in your current job, a few more academic credits can make a big difference. Since you are on your way to a college degree, the extra credits you earn through DSST will free up time and energies  to focus on the courses you want to take.

 

HSU DSST Course Equivalencies

For a PDF of DSST exams and the course equivalency accepted by HSU, please click HERE.

 

Community Members - Non HSU Students

HSU Testing Center is a registered Testing Site for DSST exams. Community members are welcome to take DSST exams at HSU and have their scores transferred to other institutions at no additional cost.

College credits are available in 38 unique subjects. Disciplines include Business, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Science, and more. From personal accounting to public speaking, from your health to law enforcement or ethics, there's a DSST subject you already know well. Make sure to check with your college or university to learn about their credit awarding policy. For a list of exams and exam descriptions, visit http://www.getcollegecredit.com.

 

How to Register for a DSST Exam

The DSST test is offered on Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please schedule your DSST exam by filling out our online Testing Request Form.

DSST is not administered when the HSU Campus is closed due to campus holiday or closure.

Important Note: The same exam may NOT be taken within 3 months.

At the time of the registration, the examinee is required to pay Humboldt State University a proctoring fee of $25.00. per exam. This fee is non-refundable.  If you wish to reschedule, you may do so without a charge 7 days prior to your scheduled test date. If you reschedule after the 7-day grace period, you must register and pay the fee again.

On the day of the test, the examinee must pay DSST a $80.00 fee per exam taken. DSST accepts all major credit cards.

On the day of the test, examinees must also present a picture identification card that includes both a picture and a signature. Also, a second form of identification is required.

 

Study Resources

Examinees in search of study resources can check out the DSST website at http://www.getcollegecredit.com. This website gives examinees the option to purchase test study guides.

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