UCLA Extension

U.S. Constitution Exam

The U.S. Constitution Exam is a 75-item true-false test based on the United States Constitution and the California State Government.

Recommended Reading

The recommended study guide is Twenty-Five Lessons in Citizenship by D.L. Hennessey available at your local public library or by phone order from UCLA BookZone at (310) 206-4041. If this guide cannot be obtained, any guide(s) covering both the U.S. Constitution and California government will suffice.

Additional Exam Information

There is no transcript for this exam. Pass/Fail results are provided after the exam. If you do not pass the exam the first time, you may take the test again within six months from the test date with no additional charge. However, if the test is failed the second time the UCLA Extension Education Department recommends taking a course to satisfy this requirement and no further retakes will be permitted.

Examination Offerings

The exam is offered certain Monday’s of every month promptly at 2:30 pm (excluding major holidays) at the main UCLA Extension building. Test schedule is subject to change.

Candidates taking the exam at either Contra Costa County Office of Education or Alameda County Office of Education must contact their respective HR representative for examination dates.

Schedule of Upcoming U.S. Constitution Exam Dates at UCLA Extension
November 27, 2017 February 5, 2018 April 9, 2018 June 4, 2018
December 11, 2017 February 26, 2018 April 23, 2018 June 18, 2018
January 8, 2018 March 12, 2018 May 7, 2018 July 2, 2018
January 22, 2018 March 26, 2018 May 21, 2018 July 16, 2018

Reservation

A reservation is required in order to take this exam at UCLA Extension. To make a reservation you can either call or email at the following:

Phone:  (310) 206-8342
Email: credentials@uclaextension.edu

Candidates taking the exam at either Contra Costa County Office of Education or Alameda County Office of Education must contact their respective HR representative to schedule an exam.

Cost

For candidates taking the exam at UCLA Extension the exam fee is $80. The fee must be paid online before taking the exam. A copy of the receipt must be given to the proctor in the examination room as confirmation of payment. You will not be able to take the exam unless you have the printed receipt. To pay online go to the following link:

https://www.uclaextension.edu/portal/applications/applicationProfile.do?method=loadApplicationIndex&applicationProfileId=196360529

For candidates taking the exam at either Contra Costa County Office of Education or Alameda County Office of Education the exam fee is $60, and must be paid online before taking the exam. A print out copy of the receipt must be given to the proctor in the examination room as confirmation of payment. You will not be able to take the exam unless you have the printed receipt. To pay online go to the following link:

https://www.uclaextension.edu/portal/applications/applicationProfile.do?method=loadApplicationIndex&applicationProfileId=196371971

If you have any problems paying online or creating a student profile please contact the UCLA Extension Student Services Office at (310) 825-9971.

Student Information

It is highly encouraged that all candidates include their Social Security Number (SSN) in their student profile at UCLA Extension. The last four digits of the SSN will be used in the confirmation letter of having passed the US Constitution exam.

Test Location

The examination room at the main UCLA Extension Building is located at:

10995 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 639
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Upon entering the building please proceed to the Cashier’s office on the 1st floor if you are paying the $80 fee, then take the stairs or elevator to Room 639 on the 6th floor, and make sure to have a copy of the receipt.

Candidates taking the exam at either Contra Costa County Office of Education or Alameda County Office of Education must contact their respective HR representative for directions to the examination building and room.

Parking & Directions to the UCLA Extension

Please refer to this page. There is no free parking at UCLA or UCLA Extension and no free parking vouchers are provided.