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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

August 8 6:00 p.m. October 3 6:00 p.m.
August 15 6:00 p.m. October 24 6:00 p.m.
September 12* 6:00 p.m. November 7 6:00 p.m.
September 26 6:00 p.m. November 21 6:00 p.m.
    December 5 6:00 p.m.


ASE Exams are in Room Nevaldine South 117 (NS 117) in our Canino School of Engineering Technology Building until August 15.

*Starting September 12, ASE Exams will be taken in Room Nevaldine North 119 (NN 119) in our Canino School of Engineerign Technology Building.

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 exams are $80. 

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 for one of the test dates listed below:

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)

CLEP Exam Dates

August 16 10:00 a.m.


CLEP Exams will be held in Halford Hall in the CREST building (just beyond the water tower).

Parking is available near the 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 224
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
Office: (315) 386-7119
Fax: (315) 386-7980

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