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).

  1. Payment on the Day of the Test
    • An $80 Exam Fee must be paid by CREDIT CARD due at the time of testing. No personal checks or cash will be accepted.
  2. Complete a DSST Test Registration Form
    • 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 DSST 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 a $15 administration fee again in order to register for another test date.
    • You should register one week prior to the exam. Your DSST Registration Form and a $15 administration fee must be postmarked at least 7 days before the test and must be received by the date indicated below with NO EXCEPTIONS.
    • Contact the Testing Center to confirm your appointment at: 860-215-9061.
    • ONE form of acceptable and valid photo identification will be needed on the day of your test.
    • Depending on the test, it may take as long as 4 - 6 weeks to receive your results.
  3. Select a DSST Test Date

Spring 2015 Test Dates

Test Site:

Three Rivers Community College

Room A117

All Tests begin Promptly at 9:00 AM or 1:00 PM. Students arriving late will not be admitted.



April 28
Registration Form must be received by April 21
May 05
Registration Form must be received by April 29
May 19
Registration Form must be received by May 13
June 09
Registration Form must be received by June 2


TRCC Equivalent DSST Examinations

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


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.

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