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Already have a high school diploma or GED?

Career Preparation

This program is intended for students who already have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED), and who need to raise their skills to enter into a technical certificate or degree program.

  • Who can enroll: Students with a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED) seeking entrance to a technical certificate or degree program, or who are co-enrolled in technical certificate or degree program courses.
  • How to enroll: New students and returning students who havenít been enrolled in the previous 2 quarters are required to attend orientation.
  • Cost: There is a $25 fee per student, per quarter. Students can request a fee waiver. Students can rent books and purchase materials at the college bookstore.

Academic Preparation

This program is intended for students who already have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED), and who need to raise their skills to enter an academic degree program.

  • Who can enroll: Students with a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED), who are COMPASS referred, and who are co-enrolled in academic track courses.
  • How to enroll: Contact Deborah Shriver, Program Manager, Lib 151.
  • Cost: There is a $25 fee per student, per quarter. Students can request a fee waiver. Students can rent books and purchase materials at the college bookstore.

Do not have a high school diploma or GED?

Teen Program

This program is intended for students who are under 21, and who have not earned a high school diploma, but are seeking one.

HS 21+ (High School Diploma)

This program is intended for students who are 21 or older, and who have earned high school credits, but who have not earned a diploma. These students need to provide an official high school transcript for review.

  • Who can enroll: Students who are 21 or older, and who have earned high school credits, but who have not earned a diploma.
  • How to enroll: New students and returning students who havenít been enrolled in the previous 2 quarters are required to attend orientation. These students need to provide an official high school transcript for review.
  • Cost: There is a $25 fee per student, per quarter. Students can request a fee waiver. Students can rent books and purchase materials at the college bookstore.

High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)

This program is intended for students who are 16 or older, and who need to raise their skills to receive a high school equivalency certificate (GED). These students must bring a completed high school release form if they are under 19.

  • Who can enroll: Students who are 16 or older, and who need to raise their skills to receive a high school equivalency certificate (GED).These students need to provide a completed high school release form if they are under 19.
  • How to enroll: New students and returning students who havenít been enrolled in the previous 2 quarters are required to attend orientation.
  • Cost: There is a $25 fee per student, per quarter. Students can request a fee waiver. Students can rent books and purchase materials at the college bookstore.

New Student Orientation

New students and students who have not been enrolled in the previous 2 quarters must attend orientation.

***Prerequisite: Students must complete CASAS placement tests at the Testing Center prior to completing registration.

  • No appointment is needed.
  • Orientations are available Monday through Friday at 12:00 noon. Follow the signs at the front desk of Kirk Library for directions.
  • Students can work at their own pace and will learn about programs and services offered at Centralia College.
  • Students will receive a certificate of completion and will then meet with an advisor to register for classes.
  • Orientation sessions are available the first seven weeks of each quarter.
  • Registration closes at the end of the seventh week.

TRANSITIONAL EDUCATION


CONTACT:

General information:
(360) 736-9391, ext 216
Deborah Shriver, Program Coordinator
(360) 736-9391, ext 383
dshriver@centralia.edu