High School Equivalency (HSE) classes begin the week of September 18, 2023 at the Plano campus. Please join us for an information session on September 13 at the Plano campus, Room 207, from 10-11 A.M. or 7-8 P.M.

HSE Program Information

Waubonsee offers free instruction in math, vocabulary, reading comprehension and writing skills to help adults prepare to earn a State of Illinois High School Diploma. Individuals must be 16 years of age or older and meet certain requirements to be eligible to enroll. We offer in-person classes at the Aurora Downtown and Plano campuses, as well as online. Our classes are available in the morning and evening. Additionally, we offer instruction in both English and Spanish. Classes begin in August, September, October, January, February and March.

How to Get Started

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  1. Complete the pre-registration form.
  2. You will receive an email from Waubonsee within 1-2 business days with your student ID number (called an X-Number) and a link to register for an upcoming placement test.
  3. Complete your placement test (approximately 3 hours).
  4. Attend a 1-hour technology class.
  5. Attend your first day of class.

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Want Information about the GED® Test?

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GED® Test and other high school equivalency exams
Waubonsee Community College is a testing site for the GED® exam. For more information about the GED® or how to schedule your exams, visit ged.com.

Completion Ceremony

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Waubonsee Community College hosts an annual recognition ceremony for all Adult Education students who have earned their State of Illinois High School Diploma for that year. Visit or call the Adult Education office at the Aurora Downtown Campus, Room 457, for more information.

Contact Us

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Adult Education
Aurora Downtown Campus, Room 457
(630) 966-4600

Our advisors and counselors are bilingual.