Proficiency examinations allow students to receive credit for a Case Western Reserve University course by passing an examination for that course. These examinations are optional and intended for students that have completed self-study of the material but have not had the opportunity take AP or IB examinations to earn credit or students that did not earn transfer credit for the course. For students passing proficiency exams, credit will be indicated on the transcript by the symbols PR. No letter grade is given and proficiency credit does not count towards GPA calculations.
Proficiency Exam Schedule: Spring 2024
The Spring 2024 proficiency exam schedule will be posted when available.
Proficiency Exam Schedule: Fall 2023
Students must register to take a proficiency exam by contacting the faculty listed below at least 24 hours in advance of the exam.
Friday, Aug. 25 | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
For details and to register, please follow the information on the Physics website
Physical Location: Rockefeller 301
Friday, Aug. 25 | 1 to 4 p.m.
For details and to register, please follow the information on the Math website
Physical Location: Strosacker Auditorium
Saturday, Aug. 26 | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
For details, please email Drew Meyer. Pre-registration is not required.
Physical Location: Clapp 201
Saturday, Aug. 26 | 1 to 4 p.m.
For details and to register, please email Matt Williams
Exam will be held online.
Sunday, Aug. 27 | 1 to 4 p.m.
For details and to register, please email Harold Connamacher
Physical Location: Nord 400