University of California, Riverside

BCOE Student Affairs

Credit By Exam

Credit By Examination

A student may petition for the privilege of examination for degree credit without formal enrollment in a particular course, but must be in residence and not on academic probation. Arrangements for examination for degree credit must be made with the student's advisor. Approvals of the advisor, the dean of the college, and the instructor who is agreeing to give the examination are necessary before the examination may be given. The results of all examinations for degree credit are entered on the student's record as if the student had actually taken the courses of instruction.

The credit received for the examination may not duplicate any credit already earned toward the degree. Credit by examination may not be used to repeat any course taken previously, at UCR or elsewhere, regardless of whether the course was completed, or what grade was received in that course. Credit by examination is also not available for courses in which the student has completed more advanced work.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

College Information

Bourns College of Engineering
A159 Bourns Hall A

Tel: (951) 827-3647
Fax: (951) 827-2822