College-Level Examination Program — CLEP

CLEP Policies

  1. College-Level Examination Program testing is available on the Winter Haven Campus only.
  2. The student must call the Winter Haven TLCC (863.292.3674) in advance to schedule the test time.
  3. Pre-registration is mandatory; there are no provisions for walk-in testing.
  4. Test times and days are Monday through Thursday at 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm.
  5. An individual can sign up for a testing account on the College Board website at MyAccount. This account allows the student to select and purchase the exam desired, as well as complete other tasks. The student must bring a printed registration ticket to the testing center.
  6. Follow this link to the registration page.
    • Look for the Course TST3001: CLEP Testing Center Fee – Winter Haven.
      Click on the course code “TST3001” and then click on “Add to Cart”.
    • To pay the Testing Center Fee for CLEP at Polk State College Winter Haven, click on the shopping cart icon at the top right-hand side of the page.
    • If you have not already done so you will need to create a login. After creating a login, login to the site and click on the shopping cart at the top right-hand side of the page.
      Choose “make payment”.
    • Complete the billing information for the credit/debit card you will be using to pay.
    • Click “next”.
    • Choose the type of card, fill in the card number, expiration date, and CVN.
    • Review your order and then choose “submit payment”.
  7. A test taker must arrive at the TLCC 15 minutes before the scheduled testing appointment with his/her MyAccount registration ticket, a receipt from Higher Reach showing Testing Center Fee payment and the required form of identification.
  8. To ensure the integrity and quality of the testing environment, cell phones, electronics, and all other personal digital devices are not permitted in the testing area for any reason.


The total cost per exam is $124.

  • The $89 test fee is payable to the College Board through MyAccount.
  • A $35 test administration fee is payable to Polk State College the Higher Reach website. Please see the CLEP Policies section #6 for registration directions.

CLEP Policies for Identification

A PRIMARY ID is required to take a College-Level Examination Program test. This identification must be a government-issued photo ID. The ID must include the candidate’s name, signature, and a recognizable photograph.

Acceptable forms of primary identification include:

  • A current passport with name, photograph, and signature
  • A valid driver’s license with name, photograph, and signature
  • A State or Province ID issued by the motor vehicle agency with name, photograph, and signature
  • A national ID with name, photograph, and signature
  • A tribal ID card
  • A naturalization card or certificate of citizenship
  • A Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) with name, photograph, and signature
  • A Military ID with name, photograph, and electronic signature