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We are here for you from beginning to end. One of our top priorities is to maintain an environment that enables you to get the most from you education. The following provides access to some of the assistance that you may need.
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In an continuing effort to provide students with the most comprehensive service available, we introduce ADVISE. Advise is a service being offered by Edison State that will provide the ability for us to assist you with your student services needs via SMS text messaging. Please click below to read the TERMS OF SERVICE | PRIVACY NOTICE for the ADVISE text alert system.
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We hope that you never need this, but if you have a problem—academic or non-academic—fill out the Student Complaint Form. This form can be completed online or you can visit the Student Affairs office and pick up a form.
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Edison State provides an emergency alert system called Edison Alerts. All current students, faculty and staff are automatically enrolled in the program. Notifications will also be posted on the College's website and social media channels. Click for more information.
As an Edison State student, you are eligible to receive free learning and tutoring services.
We provide a range of resources that are available to you as an Edison State student.
There are many ways to receive college credit. Up to 30 credit hours may be earned via prior learning. Credit awards must be equivalent to a particular course and elective credit is not awarded for prior learning. Students should be aware that prior learning credit awarded by Edison State may not be applicable to degrees at other colleges or universities. A student who intends to transfer to another college or university should consult with a transfer advisor at that institution concerning the transferability of Edison State prior-learning credit.
You may receive credit for an Edison State course by using one of the methods listed below.
Career Tech Agreements Career Tech is a program of study that begins in a student's junior year of high school or career center and continues at Edison State Community College. Career Tech allows students to earn credits toward their college degree while they are attending high school. Click here for more Career Tech Agreement information. Career-Technical Credit is a site to review statewide articulation agreements call CTAGs.
Advanced Placement (AP) Edison State awards credit for appropriate scores (generally 3 or higher) on nationally-recognized Advanced Placement (AP) exams. To receive credit for Advanced Placement exams,
submit your scores to Edison State Community College, Registration and Records Office for evaluation. Appropriate credit will be awarded and will appear on your transcript as credit by exam. There is no charge for the posting of Advanced Placement credit.
Edison State Proficiency Exams You may receive credit for some Edison State Community College courses by way of an internal proficiency or 'test out' procedure. Students register for a proficiency exam, pay the appropriate fee and are contacted by the proctor to arrange an appointment for the exam. Once a proficiency exam is successfully completed and passed, appropriate credit will be awarded and will appear on your transcript as credit by exam. There is no refund for failed exams. For additional information about test out options, contact an advisor.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Edison State awards credit for appropriate scores on the nationally-recognized CLEP exam. The
College Board website provides study and review resources for CLEP exams. You are encouraged to visit this site for study tips, test samples and additional resources. To receive credit for CLEP,
submit your scores to Edison State Community College, Registration and Records Office.
Appropriate credit will be awarded and will appear on your transcript as a credit by exam. There is no charge for the posting of credit by exam. To schedule a CLEP exam, email Meghan Cotterman or phone 937.778.7950.
DSST Subject Standardized Tests Edison State will award credit for DSST exams. To receive credit, submit your
DSST transcript to Edison State Community College, Registration and Records Office for evaluation.
Appropriate credit will be awarded and will appear on your transcript as credit by exam.
Professional Exams You may be eligible for credit for the successful completion of nationally-recognized professional exams that support the mastery of skills or competencies related to your Edison State degree or certificate requirements. Students may be eligible to receive credit for an Edison State course or group of courses related to the skills or competencies tested on the exam. Credit awards are based on the
American Council of Education recommendations. An advisor can recommend course equivalencies for professional exams.
Portfolio Evaluation You may be eligible for credit for the demonstrated mastery of skills or competencies though work experience. Credits may be awarded if learning corresponds directly to a course currently offered at Edison State. Specific documentation and verification of knowledge and applicability to the equivalent course(s) is required. This procedure measures your achievement of specific course objectives as evaluated by subject experts. You should discuss this program with an advisor and meet informally with a faculty member for each course, to clarify questions about portfolio components, requirements and procedures. For more information and to begin the Portfolio process click here.