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Credit by Exam Procedures

Math Credit-By-Exam Procedures

For August 2021 is NOW Closed

When available, information on future Credit-By-Exam options will be posted.

The exam fee is $10 per credit hour.  

Once we have completed your registration request, the fee will be charged to your account. You will need to pay the fee through the Bursar’s office.   

The Proctored Credit-By-Exams, will be held on 

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
for MATH 1225, 1226, 2204, 2214 & 2214.

These exams are NOT being offered online, but are offered as in-person exams only.

 Once registered, the location of the exam will be emailed to your Virginia Tech student email account by 5:00pm August 24, 2021.

If you pass the exam, go to Hokie Spa and register for the appropriate course. 

To take the exam, you MUST  bring

  1. charged laptop with browser access to Canvas; make sure you can access Canvas and have "joined" the "course" for your exam.
  2. your student ID and proof of payment as you will not be able to take the exam without it.
  3. Proof of payment from the Bursar Office.  Be advised, if you do not make the payment before the exam, you will not be able to register for future courses until the payment is made. 


NOTE: These are proctored exams, so you must take the exam in person at the designated time and place.

All of these courses have a course homepage linked below that you can use to determine what material will be covered in the exams.  

Students wishing to test out of these courses should complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM through the link below.

The deadline for registration is 3:00 PM, Tuesday August 24, 2021.

The exam fee is $10 per credit hour.  

Once we have completed your registration request, the fee will be charged to your account. You will need to pay the fee through the Bursar’s office.     

These Credit-By-Exams will be given interactively at the MATH EMPORIUM.  You may begin your exam from 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM on either day - Monday August 23 or Tuesday, August 24, 2021, after you receive an email confirmation.

 You will know whether or not you passed immediately after you take the test (which requires 70% or better).  Hence, you can get into the correct mathematics course as soon as possible.

If you pass the exam, go to Hokie Spa and register for the appropriate course. 

To take these exams, you MUST bring 

  1. Your student ID as you will not be able to take the exam without it. 
  2. Your email confirmation of registration from the Department
  3. Proof of payment from the Bursar Office.  Be advised, if you do not make the payment before the exam, you will not be able to register for future courses until the payment is made. 

All of these courses have a course homepage linked below that you can use to determine what material will be covered in the exams.  

Students wishing to test out of these courses should complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM through the link below.

The deadline for registration is 3:00 PM, Tuesday August 24, 2021.

CAUTION: 

  • NO student may receive credit by exam if he or she has previously audited or enrolled in the course at Virginia Tech.
  • University rules prohibit more than one try at Credit-By-Exam for each course, and a student’s total credit by exam cannot exceed 12 credit hours. Violation of this policy will be reported to the honor system.