Transfer Credits

Credit from Standarized Examinations

The college awards credit for acceptable scores, in accordance with VCCS Policy or the College Board as applicable, for the Advanced Placement Program (AP), the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), the International Baccalaureate (IE) Program, the Cambridge Advance Program, Excelsior College/UEXCEL, DANTES DSST, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language, the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT), and other approved third-party examinations.

Requests by students can be made through submission of a Request for Evaluation of Educational Experience form and official test scores mailed directly from the testing agency to:

Office of the College Registrar
Tidewater Community College
P.O. Box 9000
Norfolk, VA 23509-9000

If the standardized examination has not been reviewed previously for credit by TCC’s faculty, the request and supporting documents must be received by the College Registrar by August 31 (for a decision by December 15) or by December 31 (for a decision by May 15).