The General Educational Development (GED) classes prepare students to take the tests required to earn the GED high school equivalency certificate. Preparation classes are offered in English.
- Students must reside in the Black Hawk College District.
- Students must be at least 17 years of age or older and not enrolled in a K-12 school district. Sixteen-year-old students may enroll only with parental and K-12 school district permission.
- Youth GED classes (HS Credit/Youth GED) are designed for students ages 16-18. If you are unsure of which class section to attend, visit the Optional Education Youth GED page or inquire at the time of registration.
Cost and Additional GED Testing Facts
Qualifying students attend the Black Hawk College preparation classes without cost. However, students should note that there is a fee to take the GED test. Visit the BHC Independent Learning Center (ILC), and/or the Rock Island County Regional Office of Education (ROE) for additional information on test registration, testing appointments and fees.
Black Hawk College reserves the right to cancel, combine, or divide classes based on enrollment; to change the time, date or place of meetings as necessary, and to do so without incurring obligation.