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Obtaining your GED credential is important for your future. The GED credential is the only high school equivalency credential recognized and awarded by all 50 states in the United States.

Attention GED Candidate:
Subject: The 2002 version of the GED® test expired at the end of 2013

The GED test on computer is here!

Beginning January 2014, the GED test must be taken on computer. Any previous GED test results taken prior to January 2014, without passing, are not transferrable or valid.

A free preparation lab for the GED test is available through the College Skills Department. Students prepare for the GED test by using a specific software program designed to improve academic skills. Our instructors assist in providing personalized, self-paced instruction. For more information please visit http://online.santarosa.edu/presentation/page/?21593 or contact Student Success & Assessment Services (formerly Assessment Services) at (707) 527-4661.

Office Location and Hours

The GED Testing Centers are located in Student Success and Assessment Services, at Plover Hall on the Santa Rosa Campus, and Jacobs Hall on the Petaluma Campus. (campus maps: Santa Rosa | Petaluma).

GED Testing schedule:
Santa Rosa Campus: Available every Friday, except on November 28 and December 26, 2014
Petaluma Campus: Available every first and third Friday

GED Registration

Register from the convenience of your own home. Registration is easy and made simple with 24/7 online registration at http://www.gedtestingservice.com/ged-testing-service

Santa Rosa Junior College now offers the GED® test on computer, a brand new way to take the test and earn your GED® credential. The GED® test on computer offers test-takers a better testing experience, featuring:

Special Accommodations

Special Accommodations are available to you at the time of registration at http://www.gedtestingservice.com/ged-testing-service

How do I request Accommodations?

Each request for accommodations is considered on a case-by-case basis. You'll be asked to fill out a Request for Testing Accommodations form based on disability type available at http://www.gedtestingservice.com/ged-testing-service. In order to apply for accommodations on the computer based GED® test, you must first create a registration account and then proceed with submitting your request for official review.

Before you Request any testing accommodations, you must complete the following steps:

  1. Create an account for computer based testing by registering or log-in to your account if you have an active account.
  2. Review your state/jurisdictional policies if you have already tested on paper and now want to test on computer.
  3. Answer yes on the GED Testing Service Registration form on the last question asking, "Do you need to request accommodated testing conditions for a documented disability?" Once answering yes, please note that you will be unable to schedule your GED test until a decision is made on your accommodations request.
  4. Once the registration form is submitted, you will receive an email indicating where you will submit your accommodations request form and supporting documentation. Refer back to this email once your request is ready to submit.

For information on how to prepare the Request Form and supporting Documentation for Review, please visit http://www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/computer-accommodations

What if I was already approved for accommodations for paper based testing?

If you already have been approved for testing accommodations and have tested on paper, email accommodations@gedtestingservice.com and indicate that you would like to test on the computer. In the email, you should include:

If you were approved for modified testing or test accommodations from GED Testing Service® in 2013 for the GED® exam you can request that your approval be transferred to the 2014 GED® exam series.

If the accommodation approval is still current (within 12 months) you will receive an email from Pearson VUE Accommodations indicating when you may proceed with scheduling your computer based exam. If the request is not current, updated documentation and an Accommodations Extension Request Form may be submitted for review.

How do I schedule an accommodated exam?

If you are approved for accommodations, your decision letter will include a number for scheduling your GED® accommodated exam. Accommodated exams must be scheduled by calling in to Pearson VUE Accommodations and Exceptions Scheduling at (800) 466-0450. You cannot schedule a GED® accommodated exam online nor can accommodations be applied to an exam already scheduled

Please contact Student Success and Assessment Services for more informaiton.

Santa Rosa Campus
Plover Hall, Room 531
(707) 527-4661
GED Testing Room in Plover Hall, Room 530
Check-in required in Room 531
          Petaluma Campus
Jacobs Hall, PC 109
(707) 778-3908
GED Testing Room in Jacobs Hall, PC127
Check-in required

Questions or comments about this page may be sent to pdennis@santarosa.edu

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