How do I schedule an appointment for a GED® test?
EvCC's Testing Center offers GED® testing by appointment only Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00am - 5:30pm.
You can also take your GED® tests at EvCC's East County Campus in Monroe. See East County testing for more information.
- GED® testing is by appointment only. To schedule an appointment for GED® testing, first create a free account at ged.com . Once you've created an account, you can make appointments, check scores, and more.
- Fill out all of the demographic information in your profile - some of it is under "Schedule a Test" rather than "My Information." Too much missing information can block you from making appointments. If you have a problem making an appointment online, call 1-877-EXAM-GED (1-877-3926-433).
- Appointments must be made at least 48 hours in advance.
- Once you have made an appointment to take a test, any changes to your appointment time need to be done at least 24 hours before your test. No refunds or changes will be available after that 24 hour period.
- On the day of your appointment, arrive early in order to get through the check-in process. If you are late for your appointment, you will not be able to test, and your money cannot be refunded. You are considered no-show 15 minutes after your appointment time.
How much does each test cost?
Each section costs $30 separately, a total of $120 for all four sections.
- To pay for a test with a credit or debit card, pay online at ged.com . Prepaid cards such as those available at grocery stores and gas stations will also work.
- To pay for a test with cash, money order, or an agency voucher, go to the Cashiers Office in the Parks Student Union, Room 201 and bring your receipt to the Testing Center to schedule your appointment.
What should I bring?
- You will need to bring one form of government-issued identification (such as driver's license or passport) with you to any and all testing sessions. Your identification should include your name, address, date of birth, and signature.
- If you are 16-18 years old (that is, if you have not yet reached your 19th birthday) you will need to bring a completed high school release form or notarized statement of completion of a home-schooling program to the Testing Center prior to making your first appointment. We cannot test you without this form, and you will not be able to make appointments until we have received it. You must be at least 16 to test.
What tests do I need to take?
In order to receive your GED®, you must complete and pass all four sections of the test: Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.
If I don't pass, how do I take a retest?
Retesting may be done until minimum scores are obtained. You may re-take each of the four subject tests three times in a row (once plus two re-takes).
Two discounted re-takes are provided by the GED® Testing Service at $10 each. Additional re-takes are allowed after a 60-day waiting period, and the price goes back up to $30 each.
Scores do carry over from year to year until the test battery is changed. The test battery was just changed on January 1, 2014, so it is not likely that changes will be made in the near future.
How do I get my score?
Scores for Math, Science, and Social Studies are posted to your ged.com account within 1-2 business days. Language Arts will post to your ged.com account within 3-5 business days.
GED® Records and Notices
If you need to verify that you have received a GED® certificate prior to Dec. 31, 2013, you can do so by creating a free account at GEDVerify.org.
Watch out for scams: The GED® test is not available online
The GED® test is not online. You must appear in person, at a testing center.
There are hundreds of websites offering high school diplomas, GED® credentials, and other degrees. What they don’t tell you is the “accredited degree” they’re offering is practically worthless. These sites are looking to make a quick buck at your expense—and they’re charging anywhere from $50 to $500 to do it. Learn more about how to spot a scam and where to earn a real GED® test credential.