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Registration Information

Please check back for information regarding the Fall. 
Priority registration for returning students will begin - July 28th the registration form will be online
New student registration will begin - Aug 3rd the registration form will be online
Student age requirement: Age 18 years or older.
Enrollment depends upon classroom space availability.

Placement Tests are required for registration into any one of the following programs:

  • Diploma (Independent Study)
  • GED
  • Basic Skills
  • ESL (English as a Second Language)
  • ESL (Distance Learning)
Below you will find information regarding registering for our programs - this information will be updated soon. 
Assessment areas are all located on our Mt. Vernon Campus. “Being in line early to be assured of a test seat in any one of our 1½ - 2-hour assessments of your basic education skills is advised”. Classes have filled very quickly in past sessions, therefore delaying your assessment may mean “not” being able to obtain desired classes. No fee counseling for Diploma and Adult Basic Education is provided after assessment.
Business and Computer Classes: (no assessment required) 
Diploma, GED, ABE, or ESL Classes: (students must assess each fiscal year)
Program Assessment Locations: (appear for one no-fee assessment given only at the 501 S. Mt. Vernon Campus)
Diploma or GED & ABE assess in Bldgs. 505 and 506 at Gate 4. (turn right just after entering Gate 4)
ESL assesses in Rooms 102, 105, & 120,121 at Gate 2. (to the right of our U.S. flag)