GED® Testing Information

Application Requirements

Constitution Requirements and Online Constitution Study Guide

GED FAQ Sheet (Frequently asked Questions about GED classes and testing)

GED Transcript Information - Regional Office of Education of LaSalle County

Those who wish to take the GED (R) Test must register, schedule testing and complete payment for testing ONLINE at GED.com  The GED Testing Center for the IVCC district is located at the IVCC Oglesby campus. GED sign-up is done online, but testers will come to an official test center to actually take the official GED Test in the Assessment Center Room E 215 at Illinois Valley Community College (815-224-0542).

Call 815-224-0358 for more information on preparation classes for the GED Test.

Application Requirements

Adults may apply in the county of residence provided they meet one of the following criteria:

The applicant is 17 years of age or older and

· Has been a resident in Illinois for the past 30 days

· Is not a high school graduate or a GED graduate (exceptions may apply)

· Provides a withdrawal letter (only for school aged students enrolled in public, private or home school setting in the last 12 months)


The applicant is 16 years of age or older, and

· Has been a resident in Illinois for the past 30 days

· Successfully completed an alternative education program (Section 2-3.81, 13A, or 13B of the IL School Code or enrolled in a youth education program under the Illinois National Guard (e.g., Lincoln’s Challenge)

Constitution Examination

In addition to the four GED subtests, Illinois residents are required to pass an examination on American patriotism and the principles of representative government as enunciated in the American Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States of America, and the Constitution of the State of Illinois, as well as on the proper use and display of the American Flag as provided by Section 27-3 of The School Code of Illinois. Constitution Testing is available most Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. at the IVCC Oglesby campus in Room CTC221. Testers must call ahead to check testing availability and their schedule Constitution Testing.

Click here for the online Constitution Study Guide
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