Do you want to earn a GED (General Equivalency Diploma) or adult high school diploma? Then you are at the right place!

Degrees Available:

  • Adult High School Diploma
  • High School Equivalency Diploma (GED®; HiSET®; TASC®, Test Assessing Secondary Completion)

We also offer Adult Basic Education classes that can prepare you for our GED or Adult High School program

Frequently Asked Questions

Our courses are open to anyone in the community. However, if you are under the age of 18, you must obtain a minor release form from our department. Please contact your appropriate GTCC campus to obtain the form, or the link to the documentation follows:

Minor Release Form

That’s the best part.  This program is completely free!

To register for General Education Development (GED) or Adult High School (AHS) programs, you must complete a mandatory orientation and placement testing session which is conducted on a weekly basis. You must fully complete the orientation process before you may register for classes.  Students may choose from the following times to attend orientation:

Greensboro Campus: 

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or Monday – Thursday  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Adult Education Building, Room 161-C
3505 E Wendover Ave

Greensboro, NC  27405
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High Point Campus:

Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Building H4 / Room 210

901 S. Main St.
High Point, NC 27260

Please arrive on time and bring a valid photo ID.

If you would like for someone to contact you, please fill out the following form:

GED Information Form

For further information, please call the Greensboro Campus at 336-334-4822, Extension 53107 or the High Point Campus at 454-1126, Extension 55087.

Greensboro Campus

3505 E Wendover Ave
Greensboro, NC 27405
Days: M, T, W, Th, F
Day Classes: Class times vary between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Evenings: M, T, W, Th
Evening Classes: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00.p.m.

High Point Campus

3901 S Main Street
High Point, NC 27260
Days: M, T, W, Th, F
Day Classes: Class times vary between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Evenings: M, T, W, Th
Evening Classes: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00.p.m.

Some off-campus classes offer free childcare

Off Campus:

Off Campus Site Contact Information Course/Time
Goodwill Industries 1235 S. Elm Eugene Street Greensboro (GED) READ/MATH/LANG Monday - Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zion Place 1523-C Barto Place Greensboro (GED) READ/MATH/LANG Monday , Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Turning Point 180 1606 Phillips Ave. Greensboro (GED) READ/MATH/LANG Monday -Wednesday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
New Zion Baptist Church 408 Martin Luther King Dr. Greensboro (GED) READ/MATH/LANG Monday - Wednesday 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Guilford Child Development 1200 Arlington Street         Greensboro READ/MATH/LANG   Tuesday – Thursday   9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please call 336-334-4822 Ext. 53107 for additional details.

Yes, we offer online GED® courses.  Please contact your respective campus to discuss this option and determine whether or not you are a good fit for the online program.

For more information, contact the Greensboro Campus at 336-334-4822, Extension 53107 or the High Point Campus at 336-454-1126 Extension 55043.

This program is for adults 18 and older who want to earn a high school diploma. The program provides courses in a lab setting. Students must provide an official transcript from the last school that they attended, maintain strict attendance, and complete 24 credit-bearing courses to receive a diploma. Classes may include, but are not limited to:

  • English I, II III, IV
  • General Math
  • Consumer Math
  • Algebra I, II
  • Geometry
  • US History
  • World History
  • Civics
  • Geography
  • Physical Science
  • Earth Science
  • Biology
  • Health
  • Psychology
  • Intro to Computers
  • Computer Applications
  • Career Exploration
  • Marketing

Requirements will differ per student, so please contact the Adult Education Office at your respective campus for a review of your completed and required credits. 

We currently offer the following tests:

GED®:  Reasoning through Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Mathematics

HiSET®:  Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, Mathematics

TASC® (Test Assessing Secondary Completion):  Language Arts (Reading and Writing), Science, Social Studies, Mathematics

**For additional information about the different testing options, please contact the Adult Education Department or Testing Center at your campus.

Limited vouchers are available for qualified GTCC students to cover the costs of HSE official tests.

Visit one of the test vendor websites below to set up an account, schedule a test, and/or request a transcript.  You will need an email address to set up an account.

You may sign up for the GED® test by creating a My GED™ account with GED® Testing Service at https://www.ged.com. If you need assistance creating an account or registering for your GED® Test, you may contact GED® Testing Service at 1-877-EXAM-GED® (877-392-6433).

HiSET test takers  may sign up for and schedule their HiSET exams at https://hiset.ets.org/  

TASC test takers should visit http://www.tasctest.com/ to schedule their exams.

GED®, HiSET, and TASC graduates all earn a High School Equivalency diploma issued by the North Carolina Community College System.  Transcripts for graduates are available for order on each of the respective test websites.

For more information or assistance in scheduling any of the high school equivalency tests, please contact your respective campus Adult Education Office. 

After contacting the Adult Education Office at your campus and discussing your options, staff will assist you in registering for the appropriate test.  You will take your test at one of the testing centers from the listing below:  

Greensboro Campus Testing Center at GTCC
Adult Education Center
3505 E Wendover Ave
Greensboro, NC 27405

*(Please request to speak with testing staff at the front desk, Adult Education Center, Rm. 127)

High Point Campus Testing Center at GTCC
Building H3
901 S. Main St.
High Point, NC 27260

We are excited to announce a new opportunity for Adult Education students: Basic Skills Plus, a dynamic program designed to equip students with a competitive edge in today’s employment market.

Qualified students (based on CASAS and TABE scores) are enrolled in both High School Equivalency and selected Guilford Technical Community College courses tuition-free at the same time, with the support of an academic advisor.

The following programs currently have courses available fee-waived through Basic Skills Plus:

Nurse Aide I
Aviation
Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician
Customer Service Representative
CNC Machining
DSS Income Maintenance Caseworker

Global Logistics
HVAC/R
Welding 

To qualify for Basic Skills Plus, students must: 

  • Be enrolled in classes to earn a high school equivalency (AHS, GED, Hi-SET or TASC)
  • Meet certain educational requirements
  • Be 18 years of age or older

Contact Trina Jones at 336-334-4822 ext. 53120 or Email: tjjones6@gtcc.edu to begin to ensure you’re on the best path toward your career choice.

GED AT GTCC