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Charter Oak State College Encourages Voter Registration
Please register to vote in the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 4th. Get information on deadlines and how to register.

Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall Meeting Held
On Monday 9/22, Charter Oak State College held our Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall meeting at our campus and online.

Charter Oak State College Celebrates Constitution Day
September 17th is Constitution Day! Take this opportunity to learn more about this document.

Seeking New Student Alternate Rep to CT's Statewide Student Advisory Committee
Great opportunity to network with students from other institutions and to be part of the discussion on public higher education in CT

Go Back to Get Ahead Registration Event on 8/13
Admissions and financial aid representatives from Charter Oak State College will host a registration event for Go Back to Get Ahead prospective students on Wednesday, August 13th from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement
Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education

DSST Subject Standardized Tests Exams

DSST was formerly known as "DANTES"

Important Information

  • Charter Oak administers the DSST exams in its Newington testing office at:
    Charter Oak State College Testing Lab
    85 Alumni Road
    Newington, CT 06111
    (860) 515-3708
  • Exams are normally scheduled at least twice per month.
  • Please carefully read the registration instructions below. Online registration is available for DSST exams only.

Exam Schedule

Online Registration

Charter Oak State College offers convenient, fast and secure online registration for DSST exams administered at the Charter Oak State College test center in Newington, CT.
  • Please note when you register you will be required to pay the administration fee. On the day of the exam you will be required to pay the exam fee, which is required by the testing company.
  • After registering online, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. Bring a printout of that e-mail confirmation with you on test day. You will need this to verify registration.

Registering for DSST Exams

Read all the DSST details below before registering for an exam at PrepBlast.

  • If you have a disability and need special accommodations, call the Testing Office at (860) 515-3708. Documentation will be required to provide appropriate accommodations.
  • You must bring a photo identification to sit for an exam.
  • The administrative fee is $50. All test administration fees are non-refundable.
  • You will pay the DSST fee of $80 the day of the exam. A major credit card will be required to complete this transaction.
  • DSST exam Principles of Public Speaking cannot be administered on a regular test day and must be arranged with the Charter Oak State College Testing Office at (860) 515-3708.
  • Cell phones, pagers, calculators, electronic devices, study or reference materials, and food or drink are not permitted in the testing area. Bring only your photo identification into the test room. We advise locking all other materials in your vehicle.

DSST Fees: Administrative fee is $50. PrepBlast registration processing fee is $3. Both fees are non-refundable.

Register Online for DSST Exams

Exam Provider Contact Info

2000 Lenox Drive, Third Floor
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
(877) 471-9860 (toll free) or (609) 895-5011