Adult Education Academic Calendar

Spring 2018 

January 2 - May 4, 2018

Download the Spring 2018 Academic Calendar for Adult Education.

You can begin class on the first day of the semester or any of the mid-semester start dates listed below provided there is available capacity in the class. All new students must apply to TCC and take a placement test before registering for class. 

Tuition: $30 per semester | Must be paid within 14 days of being enrolled in class

Class LocationDaysTimesFirst DayMid-Semester
Start Dates
Last Day
GED® Prep Online Online Online Jan. 2 Anytime May 4
GED® Prep TCC Main Campus Mon-Thu 9 a.m. - noon Jan. 16 Jan. 29, Feb. 12,
Mar. 16, 
May 3
GED® Prep TCC Gadsden Center Mon-Thu 9 a.m. - noon Jan. 16 Anytime May 3
GED® Prep TCC Wakulla Center Mon-Thu 6-8 p.m. Jan. 16 Anytime May 3
GED® Prep Chattahoochee Mon-Thu 6-8 p.m. Jan. 16 Anytime May 3
Learn English/ESOL TCC Main Campus Mon-Wed 9-11 a.m. Jan. 16 Mar. 19 May 2
Learn English/ESOL TCC Main Campus Mon-Wed 6-8 p.m. Jan. 16 Mar. 19 May 2
Learn English/ESOL TCC Gadsden Center Mon-Thu 6-9 p.m. Jan. 16 Mar. 19 May 3

Holidays (NO CLASS): Jan. 15, 2018, Mar. 12-16, 2018

Test Dates

GED® Test Dates (TCC Testing Center)

You can take the GED® Test at many testing sites are located throughout the country and the Testing Center at TCC is an approved GED® Testing Site. To take the GED® Test at TCC's Testing Center, you must sign up and pay in advance on www.ged.com. It is strongly encouraged that students coordinate GED® testing with the Adult Education program advisors to ensure readiness for the exam. 

If you require GED testing accommodations, it must be requested at least 30 days in advance. Test appointments begin at 9 a.m., and the last appointment possible is at 1:15 p.m.

Cost: $32 per subtest* | Must be paid to GED® Testing Service before test appointment

Upcoming Test Dates:

Test appointments can be made between 9 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. The test will be given at TCC's Testing Center FPAC208

January 30 and 31

February 27 and 28

March 27 and 28

April 24 and 25

May 22 and 23

June 12 and 13

*The cost of each section is $32 with the total cost of the four sections being $128.

TABE Test Dates (Placement Test for GED® Prep Students)

If you want to register for the GED® Prep class, you must take the TABE test before registering for class.

To take the TABE Test, you must sign up in advance and pay the test fee of $25. If you are taking the TABE test for a program other than the GED® Program or would like to request test accommodations, please contact the Adult Education Office before the test date to speak with the Testing Specialist. If a different organization is paying for the TABE test, the payment must be processed before the test date.

Cost: $25 | Must be paid before the test date

Upcoming Test Dates:

Date TimeLocation
January 10 9 a.m. TCC Gadsden Center
January 11  9 a.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217
January 11 6 p.m. TCC Wakulla Center
January 25 9 a.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217
February 8 9 a.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217
February 22 9 a.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217
March 8 9 a.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217
March 22 9 a.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217
April 5 9 a.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217
April 19 9 a.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217

If your desired test location is not listed above, please contact the Adult Education Department at (850) 201-8760 or ae@tcc.fl.edu  

CASAS Test Dates (Placement Test for English/ESOL Students)

If you want to take the CASAS test for the English/ESOL Class, you must sign up in advance. If you would like to request test accommodations, please contact the  before the test date to speak with the Testing Specialist. There is no cost to take the CASAS test.

Upcoming Test Dates:

Date TimeLocation
January 9 9 a.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217
January 9 6 p.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217
January 10 6 p.m. TCC Gadsden Center
March 8 9 a.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217
March 8 6 p.m. Center for Workforce Development WD 217

 If your desired test location is not listed above, please contact the Adult Education Department at (850) 201-8760 or ae@tcc.fl.edu  

See About Adult Education for more details, locations and contact information.

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