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How to Get Started on Your High School Equivalency Diploma

Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency and English as a Second Language classes are offered online or face to face, at no charge. Options are available in Reading, Math, Writing, English, Bootcamp and Digital Literacy.

Individuals who are under 18 years of age should complete the Enrollment Packet for minors and call 252-451-8215 or email to schedule an appointment with the director.

Preparación Educativa Secundaria (GED) completamente en español. Para más información, llamé 252-451-8334.

Individuals ages 18 and older should complete the following steps:

  1. When you are ready to get started, please complete the registration form.
  2. Next, you will take the TABE Test. This test is offered in person on a first come, first served basis, in the Continuing Education and Public Services Building, room 8120. No appointment is needed, and testing is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 am-5:00 pm (arrive by 2:30 pm); Wednesdays 8:30 am- 8:30 pm (arrive by 6:00 pm); Friday 8:30 am-12:00 pm (arrive by 9:30 am). Please bring a state-issued photo ID.
  3. After you complete the TABE Test, you’ll receive the information to complete Ready Set Go Orientation.
  4. Once orientation is completed, your class schedule will be emailed to your NCC Student Email.
  5. Start attending classes. You will be tested every 60 hours to check your progress to help you move through the process to graduation.

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Roslyn Pemberton

Roslyn Pemberton

Director, College and Career Readiness
Building: Continuing Education
Room: 8111
Phone: 252-451-8215
Dorneeta Harper

Dorneeta Harper

Program Performance & Recruitment Coordinator
Building: Continuing Education
Room: 8120
Phone: 252-451-8246
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