High School Equivalency (HSE, GED®)

The GED®  computer-based test  will be the recognized High School Equivalency test in North Carolina for 2014. Candidates must register and pay for tests online, then complete the tests at a Pearson VUE center. Candidates who successfully complete the GED®tests in North Carolina will receive a high school diploma equivalency from the State Board of the Community College System.

HSE Requirements

  • Students must be at least 16 years old to enroll in any class
  • Students must attend orientation

Orientation Days, Times and Location

West Campus Room 20

  • Four days of orientation required.
  • Monday, through Thursday (4 days) at :
  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (3 hours each day)
  • 6 p.m.-9 p.m. (3 hours each day)
  • No orientation on the following weeks:
  • March 10, 2014
  • July 1, 2014
  • August 11, 2014
  • September 1, 2014
  • October 13, 2014
  • November 24, 2014
  • Last Orientation session begins December 8,  2014

Orientation Requirements

  • Attend all four days in sequence in order to enter the program.
  • Attend same time session each day
  • Late arrivals will not be admitted

Documents that must be brought to orientation:

  • Social Security or Tax ID card (signed) (copies not accepted)
  • Government or state issued photo ID (no school or work ID’s accepted)
  • If applying for Adult High School: High School Transcript from last high school attended

Minors (Ages 16 & 17) must bring:

  • Social Security or Tax ID card (signed) (copies not accepted)
  • Government or state issued photo ID (no school or work ID’s accepted)
    • Minor Release Form - AHS/HSE  (Requires notarized signature of parent or guardian.  This minor release form is for Adult High School/HSE students ONLY.)

Transcript Request form:

Forms may be downloaded or picked up in Room 111 on West Campus. For more information, call 336.734.7761.