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    Use our on-line scheduling site  click here to make your appointments.
    Realize that you must pay your $25.00 fee and show Photo ID - before an exam will be administered.

    Frame revised 10/18/21


    Correspondence Exams 

    What is a correspondence exam?
      A correspondence exam is an exam that a person takes at Coastal Bend College's Testing Center though they are registered for the course through another institution. 

    What do I need to do to set up taking a correspondence exam at Coastal Bend College?

    Fill out and submit the Correspondence Examinee Request Form. 

    (1) First you need to call the Coastal Bend College testing center where you would like to test.  

    Alice Campus - 
    Main phone number:  (361) 664-2981
    Toll-free number:  1-866-891-2981
    Testing Department:  Extension: 3045
    Beeville Campus - 
    Main phone number:  (361) 358-2838
    Toll-free number:  1-866-722-2838
    Testing Department:  Extension:  2334
    Kingsville Campus -   
    Main phone number:  (361) 592-1615
    Toll-free number:  1-866-262-1615
    Testing Department:  Extension:  4070  
    Pleasanton Campus - 
    Main phone number:  (830) 569-4222
    Toll-free number: 1-866-361-4222
    Testing Department:  Extension:  1201

    (2) If the testing center approves administering a correspondence exam, then you will need to get their contact information Also request the contact person's e-mail address and full name.  

    (3) The Coastal Bend College Testing Center will ask you for your contact information: (If you have not already filled out the  
    Correspondence Examinee Request Form.   Name, Phone Number, Name of institution exam will be coming from, Name of Course, and approximate date of when exam should be taken. They will then create a file on you so that when your exam comes in they will be able to contact you. 

    (4) You will then be responsible for giving the instructor at your institution the Coastal Bend College testing center contact information.  It is then up to the instructor whether they will mail, e-mail, or fax the exam to the test center that you request.  The home institution must fill out and submit the 
    CBC Correspondence Exam Check Sheet which will be e-mailed to the appropriate CBC site.

     Use our on-line scheduling site - click here to make your appointments.  Please look at the 2023 Exam Schedule for each site for an idea of when exams are administered on each campus.  

    Is there a fee to take a correspondence exam?
      Yes.  There is a $25.00 fee for each exam that we proctor for you.  
    You will need to contact the Beeville Test Center - (361) 354-2334 to pay the $25.00 fee with your credit card by phone before you make your appointment for testing.

    What do I have to bring with me when I come in to test?
      You will need to have Government-issued Photo Identification (driver's license, Texas ID card, Military ID, or passport) and any other items that the instructor has specified.  Only the items the instructor has specified may be in the Testing Room.  No cell phone or other electronic items will be allowed.  If you bring in items that are not allowed - you must leave them at the designated storage area when you go into the exam room.  Coastal Bend College is not responsible for lost or stolen items. 


    Page revised on 3/1/2023
    (Coastal Bend College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.)