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GED Testing

The GED Testing program was developed by the American Council on Education to provide persons who have not graduated from high school the opportunity to earn the High School Equivalency Certificate. College of DuPage has contracted with the Regional Office of Education to offer the test of General Education Development (GED). Examinees who achieve the minimum standards established by the Illinois State Board of Education will receive the High School Equivalency Certificate.

With the implementation of the 2014 GED® Test, please note these important dates:

  • The last day for taking the 2002 Series GED® Paper Based tests for FIRST TIME test takers is 11/16/2013.
  • The last day for taking 2002 Series GED® Paper Based tests AND Computer Based tests is 12/21/2013.

Test-takers who have not taken and passed all of the content area tests by the above deadlines will forfeit scores earned for the 2002 Series GED® Test.   All 2002 Series scores will expire at the end of 2013 and cannot be carried over to the new test.

Los Examenes GED en Espanol

What is the GED Credential?

Find out more about the GED Credential and DuPage County's GED Testing Office at College of DuPage.

GED Preparation

No preparation is required; however, tuition-free classes are available.

I'm ready. How do I get started?

Register for the GED Tests! (Office hours, directions, maps, and required documents for GED registration)

What are the current testing dates?

Interested in taking the test in English, Spanish, or French?

Do I need to pass the Constitution Test?

Yes! Find out how to meet the Constitution requirement.

I need a copy of my GED credential?

If you need an Official Transcript, which is required if applying to a college or vocational school and also for employment purposes, or a copy of your GED Certificate (diploma), please complete the following form and mail it to our office with the appropriate fees:

GED Request Form (pdf)

You may also visit our office to request either of the above documents.  Please be sure to bring your driver’s license or another form of photo i.d. and the fee of $5.00 for a Transcript or $10.00 for a Certificate.  WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS OR PERSONAL CHECKS.

If you have any questions, please contact the Regional Office of Education at (630) 407-5800.

GED Test Registration Hours

  • Berg Instructional Center (BIC)
    Room 2407
    Phone: (630) 942-2852
    Fax: (630) 942-3724

    Spring Semester Hours:

    January 15 - May 16


    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Extended Hours:
    Friday, May 9th:         8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Saturday, May 10th:   9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.