Students wishing to earn college credit by examination may elect to take a DSST subject test. Three Rivers offers DSST tests throughout the fall and spring semesters. Study guides for DSST are located on the Prometric DSST website. These are computerized tests (except for Public Speaking).

DSST Test Dates, Times, & Registration Instructions

Depending on the test, it may take as long as 4 - 6 weeks to receive your results.

DSST Registration Form

You should register 2 weeks prior to the exam. Your registration must be postmarked at least 10 days before the test.

TRCC Equivalent DSST Examinations


To help you to the concept of prior learning assessment (and help find a subject area you may already know)DSST has developed ten fun quizzes you can access absolutely free, at anytime, and from anywhere you have Internet connection.

These quizzes feature real-world test questions (taken from retired exams), so they really give a peek into the test experience. And for those who wish to "put a toe in the water", they offer practice tests on most popular titles.

Each quiz takes less than three minutes to take
Only 5 questions per quiz!
Ten of the most popular DSST subjects featured
Best of all, they're free!

Click here to choose a quiz.

NOTE: DSST Tests will begin promptly at their scheduled time.
Students arriving late will not be admitted.
You may only take only one test per date.
Three Rivers' DSST code is 9233
EXAM FEE: $80 DSST FEE due on test day & $15 administrative fee mailed to TRCC
Only credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) or money order will be accepted on the day of the test. PLEASE NOTE: Credit cards are preferred.
Money Orders are to be made payable to THOMPSON PROMETRIC
No personal checks or cash will be accepted.

There is a non-refundable Three Rivers' administration fee of $15 per test session for all examinees. A check or money order payable to: Three Rivers Community College must be submitted with the test registration form. If you register for a test and decide to cancel, or you do not show for the test, you will need to submit the $15 administration fee to register for another test date.


Cathy Lewis, DSST
Three Rivers Community College
574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360

Please check the specific course equivalent for each test with your college. The test titles do not always match the course titles. TRCC equivalent DSST exams.

Limit 9 Students Per Session

DSST | Credit by Exam Program | | 1-877-471-9860 Prometric Inc.

Tests will be held in A117 on Campus.