CFCC Career and Testing Services: GED Information and Test Schedule
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Prior to taking the GED, students must register through Basic Skills. The registration schedule for GED may be found here: GED Registration
Please call (910) 362-7141 for additional information.
Testing is usually on Wednesdays and Thursdays of each month. It takes approximately a month to get all of your test results. Please allow adequate time to receive your results for school and job requirements.
All persons taking the GED for the first time must take and pass the GED pre-test before taking the GED test. Please contact the Basic Skills Office at (910) 362-7141 for information.
Individuals must come prepared, and if applicable, must have all proper paperwork in order. The GED office considers special needs accommodations made in advance, with proper documentation.
Bring these items on the day of testing:
- a photo ID (driver's license ok)
- admission slip
- social security number
A minor 16 or 17 years of age, having officially withdrawn from a North Carolina public school or home school is admitted to testing under the following conditions:
- The application for testing is supported by a notarized petition from the minor's parent, legal guardian, or other person or agency having legal custody and control over the minor. The petition certifies the minor's residence, date of birth, date the minor officially withdrew from school, address of the school last attended, and the petitioner's legal relationship to the minor
- Application is made no less than six months from the date the minor officially withdrew from school. No withdrawal or waiver is required from the school.
- All or any part of the six-month period is waived by the local superintendent (or designee) of the public school systems of chief administrative school officer of the private school or home school where the minor last attended school. A withdrawal or waiver notice is required.
Individuals who are minors are not allowed to test without the above stated materials.
Persons who are retesting must call
(362-7043) or come by the GED Office (A216) prior to testing so that
we can review your previous test scores and evaluate your retest needs.
Re-testers must take the Pre-GED again.
All testers must report to the GED testing room. Testing will be in A-314 of the Galehouse Building or NA-106 of the McKeithan Center on the North Campus unless otherwise posted.
Parking for the Main Campus is located in the student parking lot located next to the Schwartz Center on Front Street.
Please note that students may not leave the testing room to “feed” the parking meters.
North Campus parking is in the NA1 lot, which is on the right of the McKeithan Center as you come onto campus. Park in un-numbered spaces.
For questions about the GED Test at CFCC call: (910) 362-7043 or (910) 362-7045. For questions about the Pre-GED test or preparing for the GED Test call (910) 362-7141.
Test 1 Language Arts, Writing Test
Part I 50 questions, 75 minutes (1 hr. 15 min.)
Writing Test, Part II
Essay, 45 minutes
Test 2 Science
50 questions, 80 minutes (1 hr. 20 min.)
Test 3 Social Studies
50 questions, 70 minutes (1 hr. 10 min.)
Test 4 Language Arts, Reading Test
40 questions, 65 minutes (1 hr. 5 min.)
Test 5 Mathematics
Part I (with a calculator) 25 questions, 45 minutes
Part II (no calculator) 25 questions, 45 minutes
GED Testing Schedule
Testing is offered twice a month.
One sesson is provided during the day on the Downtown Campus beginning at 8:00 AM.
An evening testing is provided on the North Campus beginning at 5:00 PM.
Registration is required. Please see the GED registration schedule for additional information.
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