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ASE/DSST (formerly DANTES)

SUNY Canton is a test site for:

  • ASE (Automotive Service Exam)
  • 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

June 22 6:00 p.m. October 5 6:00 p.m.
July 13 6:00 p.m. October 19 6:00 p.m.
July 27 6:00 p.m. November 2 6:00 p.m.
August 10 6:00 p.m. November 16 6:00 p.m.
August 24* 6:00 p.m. December 7 6:00 p.m.
September 14 6:00 p.m. December 21 6:00 p.m.
September 28 6:00 p.m. January 11, 2016 6:00 p.m.

ASE Exams will be given in Room Nevaldine South 117 (NS 117) in our Canino School of Engineering Technology Building (by our Auto Lab) until August 24.

*Effective August 24, ASE Exams will be given in Room Nevaldine North 119 (NN 119) in our Canino School of Engineering Technology Building.


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 $15 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.

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.
  • 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 134
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
Office: (315) 386-7119
Fax: (315) 386-7980

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