TECEP® Policies and Contact Info

Thomas Edison State College reserves the right to cancel or withdraw TECEP® exams when necessary.

Registration and Testing

  • You must test by the last day of the 12-week term in which you register. There are no extensions for TECEP® exams.
  • To test after your term ends, you must re-register and pay a new test fee.
  • You may withdraw through the last day of your term. Course withdrawal refund policies apply. Policies are listed in the College Catalog.
  • If you don’t test or withdraw by the end of your term you will receive an NC grade. It will not affect your GPA or be included on your transcript.


  • You may retake a TECEP exam one additional time if you do not pass.
  • You must register again and pay a new test fee.

Test Administration Ethics

  • Students found using unauthorized aids/assistance during the administration or copying/removing/sharing test information will be subject to the Academic Code of Conduct.

Other Policies

  • It is not possible to review a TECEP® exam after administration. Students with concerns should e-mail testing@tesc.edu and include their name, College ID, course code, and test date. Any concerns regarding a specific test administration should be submitted within 90 days of the receipt of the grade report.
  • In order to maintain compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, the College cannot release test results via telephone, e-mail, or fax.

Contact Information

  • The Office of Test Administration supervises testing and proctor arrangements and test grading. (testing@tesc.edu)
  • The Center for the Assessment of Learning supervises test development and test descriptions. (otdr@tesc.edu)
  • The Office of the Registrar supervises TECEP registration. (registration@tesc.edu)