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Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday through Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday-special testing/group testing only

McTarnaghan Hall, Room 204
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565



The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) helps you receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course. Developed by the College Board, CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program, available at more than 2,900 colleges and universities. Pass any of the 33 CLEP exams and achieve your college and career goals.

CLEP registrations are valid for 6 months. Please be aware that there is a $20 rescheduling fee, in the event of such.

Registration Process:

If you require ADA accommodations, you MUST contact the FGCU Testing Center PRIOR to submitting your CLEP test fee on the Collegeboard website as well as the FGCU registration fee.

Step One:

Visit the CLEP website to read and follow how to Get Started with CLEP. Be sure to create your My Account and pay the $80 CLEP test fee PRIOR to registering with the FGCU Testing Center.

Step Two:
Print your CLEP exam registration ticket.

Step Three:
Visit the FGCU Testing Center Online Store to complete registration and pay $30 administrative fee.*

If you prefer to complete and submit the FGCU Testing Center registration form and fee through the mail with check, make payable to 'FGCU Testing Center'. Mail form and payment to:

FGCU Testing Center
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Fort Myers, FL 33965

Please allow 2-3 days for mailing prior to calling the Testing Center to schedule your appointment.

Step Four:
Call the FGCU Testing Center at 239-590-7955 to schedule your appointment. Notify the Testing Center you have printed your CLEP exam registration ticket when scheduling your appointment.

Testing Hours:
Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 9:30am to 2:30pm.

Identification Requirements

Each candidate must present two forms of identification. The identification will be checked during the check-in process and may be re-checked at any time during an administration. Military candidates MUST bring their military ID and their Social Security card for identification.

The PRIMARY ID must be a government-issued photo ID. The ID must include the candidate's name, signature and a recognizable photograph.
Acceptable forms of primary identification include:

  • Valid drivers license with name, photograph and signature
  • Current passport with name, photograph and signature
  • State or Province ID issued by the motor vehicle agendy with name, photograph and signature
  • National ID with name, photograph and signature
  • A tribal ID card
  • A naturalization card or certificate of citizenship

The SECONDARY ID must contain either a photo or a signature.*
Acceptable forms of secondary identification include:

  • A current student ID
  • A social security card
  • A military ID (Common Access Card)
  • An unused ID from the primary choices above

*Credit/debit cards are NOT acceptable forms of secondary ID.

The FGCU Testing center is an open test center for CLEP. Each college and university establishes the score(s) necessary to earn CLEP credit for their institution. Please check with your Academic Advisor to confirm that the CLEP credit you are seeking will satisfy the requirements of your program. FGCU will accept up to a maximum of 45 hours of CLEP credit toward a bachelors degree. It is the student's responsibility to check with their institution's CLEP policy. Institutional polices may vary. Please visit the FGCU online catalog for the CLEP policy.

Click here to download the CLEP Registration Form