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Thomas Edison State University National Test Center at Joint Base Charleston

The Testing Center is located at the Naval Weapons Station, Charleston, SC at 1661 Red Bank Road., building 302, room 1066.

Please arrive approximately 10 minutes early to allow time for check-in.

Testing Hours

Exams are available during the following hours
Tuesday 9am CLEP, iDSST, and College Composition with essay
Tuesday 1pm CLEP, iDSST, and Principles of Public Speaking is ONLY offered Tuesdays at 1 p.m.
Wednesday 9am CLEP and iDSST
Wednesday 1pm CLEP and iDSST
Thursday 9am CLEP, DSST, and Spanish is ONLY offered Thursdays at 9 a.m.
Thursday 1pm CLEP and iDSST

CLEP exams now requires you to register for CLEP exams prior to your arrival at the National Test Center.

iDSST exams are scheduled at your workstation the day you are testing. 

For available days and times, please email

*Your email must include: Your name, phone number, email address, date and time you wish to test, and the exam name. You will receive a confirmation email once you are scheduled.