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SUNY Canton is a test site for:

  • ASE (Automotive Service Exam)
  • CLEP (College Level Examination Program)
  • DSST (formerly DANTES)

How to Register for ASE Exams

Registration and payment for ASE Exams are done online.

Once you are registered and have paid for your ASE Exams:

Call us with the following information:

  • Your Name and ASE ID number
  • The exam(s) you are taking
  • The date you want to take your exam(s) (One week notice is required)

ASE Exam Dates

May 18 5:30 p.m. September 14 5:30 p.m.
June 13 5:30 p.m. September 28 5:30 p.m.
June 27 5:30 p.m. October 26 5:30 p.m.
July 11 5:30 p.m. November 9 5:30 p.m.
July 18 5:30 p.m. November 16 5:30 p.m.
August 15 5:30 p.m. December 7 5:30 p.m.
August 31 5:30 p.m. December 14 5:30 p.m.


1.  Testing will take place on WEDNESDAY during summer, starting June 13. 

     On August 31. testing will return to FRIDAYS.

2.  Testing can start as early as 5:30 p.m., but will start no later than 6:00 p.m.



ASE Testing is held in Canino School of Engineering Technology, Room Nevaldine South 117 (NS 117).

Park in the small Parking Lot just after passing Nevaldine Hall (2nd left).

How to Register for CLEP Exams

Registration for CLEP Exams are done online:  https://clep.collegeboard.org/exam

The CLEP exam fee is $85.

*Effective July 1, 2018, the CLEP exam fee will be $87.

There is an additional fee of $20 fee per exam payable to SUNY Canton for administrative costs.

Once you have paid for your CLEP Exam, contact our office to sign up to take your exam(s).  Our test dates are usually on Fridays.

Call us with the following information:

  • Your Name

  • The CLEP Exam you are taking

  • The date you want to take your exam (One week notice is required)

How to Register for DSST Exams

Registration and payment for DSST Exams are done online on the day of the exam. There is an additional fee of $20 per exam payable to SUNY Canton for administrative costs.

Visit GetCollegeCredit.com to learn about DSST exams. SUNY Canton's site code is 8088.

To register for an exam, call Career Services to make an appointment for testing. We do not pre-schedule DSST tests; test times are scheduled as needed and are typically done on Friday.

On the day of the exam, bring with you:

  • A current and valid picture identification such as a driver's license, passport, or picture student identification card. Expired identification is not acceptable. Students may not test without appropriate identification.
  • The name of the exam(s) you are taking. (One week notice is required)
  • Administrative fee (Call Career Services for accepted payment methods).

SUNY Canton Credit by Exam Policy

SUNY Canton accepts transfer scores from a number of programs including CLEP, AP, IB, DSST and Excelsior. An up-to-date list of recognized exams, passing scores, and SUNY Canton course equivalent is available in the following PDF document: Reference Guide to Advanced Standing.

SUNY Canton Career Services Office
Miller Campus Center, Room 224
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
Office: (315) 386-7119
Fax: (315) 386-7980