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 your DSST Registration Form and click "submit" at bottom of form. If you experience challenges "submitting" form, then retry on Internet Explorer.
    • There is a non-refundable Three Rivers' Proctoring Fee of $15 per test session for Connecticut State College student examinees ($35 for all other examinees). Proctoring Fees are to be paid on day of test. The following forms of payment are accepted at the Cashier's Office: Money Order, Credit Card, and Cash. Additionally for Three Rivers CC students only, examinees may ask the casheir's office to charge their student account.
    • Contact the Testing Center to confirm your appointment at: 860-215-9061 or by emailing Scott at scarolan@threerivers.edu. Changing your test date is not encouraged, but will be considered. Decision to accept a test date change is at the discretion of the testing coordinator.
    • ONE form of acceptable and valid photo identification will be needed on the day of your test.
    • Please select a date and time from the DSST Test Dates (see step 3 below). You may only take one test per date.
  3. Select a DSST Test Date (Registration ends day prior to test date)

Upcoming Test Dates

Testing Site: Three Rivers Community College in Room A117

Tuesday, February 2nd @ 5:30pm
Please arrive 10 minutes early for check-in.

Test begins promptly at above hour.

Thursday, February 18th @ 9:00am
Please arrive 10 minutes early for check-in.

Test begins promptly at above hour.

Wednesday, February 24th @ 1:30pm
Please arrive 10 minutes early for check-in.

Test begins promptly at above hour.



At this time we are unable to provide the DSST Public Speaking Test. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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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