Challenge Exams

Grand Rapids Community College provides an opportunity to earn college credit through Challenge examinations. GRCC faculty members develop the Challenge exams, which enable students to test out of designated college courses at GRCC. These credits will not transfer and are only intended for GRCC students who do not plan on transferring to other colleges or institutions.

Go to the Cashier’s Office located on the first floor of the Main Building  room 154. Pay the $55 fee, bring your paid receipt to the Assessment Center, third floor in the Student Center Building room 325.

Study Guides

Study guides are available for the following courses:


All challenge exams must be completed not less than one month before the course is scheduled to start.

Please note the following exams may only be taken once:

  • GH 110
  • GH 125
  • GH 126