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*Until further notice, ALL DSST test takers contact Dr. Beckford DIRECTLY at beckfords@easternct.edu. Please DO NOT mail any applications or payments to the Office of Continuing Studies and Enhanced Learning.

What are DSST Exams?

DSST List of Exams | DSST Exam Dates

DSST exams were developed for military personnel but are now open to the general public. Exams are offered in a variety of areas including various aspects of business, subjects within social sciences, physical science, and humanities as well as foreign languages. Eastern's Score Recipient Code is 9453.

What are some of the advantages of taking DSST exams?

You can:

  • Test out of courses.
  • Get credit for what you already know.
  • Shorten the time to a degree.
  • Save tuition dollars, if passed, and gives you 3 college credits!

Exams are given at Eastern's Groton Center once a month. Contact the Office of Continuing Studies and Enhanced Learning at 465-0206 or stop by the Continuing Studies and Enhanced Learning office in Winthrop Hall (Main Campus - Willimantic, CT) to pick up a DSST packet or download DSST Packet.

The following is the instruction sheet for taking the Free Practice Tests, which are available to all Eastern students and students registering to take the tests through Eastern. Follow the directions on the sheet.

Instructions for How to Access Free CLEP and DSST Practice Tests

Groton DSST Test Center #9533

Due to the administration of DSST exams on computers, there are a limited number of spaces available for each test date. You are advised to register as early as possible.

If you have a disability, such as a learning or physical disability that would prevent you from taking a DSST exam under standard conditions, you may request accommodations. Please contact our office well in advance for the ADA Accommodations Request Packet. This needs to be filled out and submitted to Prometric for approval.

Please note: Until further notice, ALL DSST test takers contact Dr. Beckford DIRECTLY at beckfords@easternct.edu. Please DO NOT mail any application or payments to the Office of Continued Studies and Enhanced Learning.

To schedule a DSST exam, please contact Dr. Beckford at beckfords@easternct.edu.