Kalamazoo Valley Community College

PLA Program Evaluation Steps
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Steps to Request Program Evaluation Credits

Transfer Credit
Formal agreements with schools and organizations recognizing college credit equivalencies

  1. Submit KVCC application and/or declare a degree or certificate program.
  2. Contact your former institution to request an official transcript be sent to KVCC:

    Degree Auditor
    Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    Texas Township Campus
    PO Box 4070
    Kalamazoo, MI  49003-4070

  3. The Degree Auditor will evaluate your transcript and award transfer credits to qualifying courses that apply toward your chosen degree or certificate.

American Council of Education Guide (ACE)
National directory of military, industrial, business and manufacturing training that has been evaluated and converted to college credit.

  1. Student submits license, certificate or training documentation to the PLA office and complete the request form.
  2. Student takes the request form to the Pay Station and pays the $15.00 processing fee for conversion of prior learning to credit. 
  3. The Degree Auditor posts the credits to the students record and mails a copy of the transcript to the student.

Departmental Credit by Evaluation
Recognition of state licenses, certificates and training.

  1. Student submits license, certificate or training documentation to the PLA office and completes the request form.
  2. The PLA office will forward documentation to the appropriate academic department for evaluation.
  3. Student takes the request form to the Pay Station and pays the $15.00 processing fee for conversion of prior learning to credit.
  4. The Degree Auditor posts the credits to the students record and mails a copy of the transcript to the student.