Request for Credit by Examination

Office of the Registrar

Use this form to request credit by examination (challenge a course at Humboldt).


Do not register for the class.

Step 1: Gather Humboldt username emails for everyone who needs to sign your form. You will be asked to enter these emails before filling out the form. For this form you will need username emails for:

  • yourself
  • the instructor who will administer the examination.
  • the Department Chair (for the department that offers the course)

Step 2: Gather course information. You will need the course subject, number and title.

Step 3. Be prepared to describe why you want to pursue credit by exam instead of enrolling in the course. What has prepared you to challenge this course.

See Instructions for using Adobe Sign on the Office of the Registrar forms webpage.

Request must be received by the Office of the Registrar during the first two weeks of the semester.

Routing Instructions: 

This form uses Adobe Sign for signatures.