Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How much do these classes costs?
A.  All College and Career Readiness classes are FREE for qualifying students. Students may be required to cover the cost of classroom materials including textbooks.

Q.  Can Minors attend classes?
A:  Minors can attend Bridge and High School Equivalency Preparation classes.  They may not attend Adult High School Classes.  Please click here for additional minor information.

Q.  How do I get started?
A. Please visit our Intake and Assessment Center to get started.

Q.  Where do I go to attend classes?
A. Classes are conducted at each of the six CPCC campuses as well as several community locations.  However, the types of classes offered at the various campuses may vary.  For example, Adult High School classes are offered at the Central campus only.  After you complete the initial assessment, you will be advised on the closest location for your program of study.

Q.  When do classes start?
A. Classes are offered during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.  They take place at various times during the day and evening.  When you register for your class, you will be given the specific information about your class start times.

Q.  Do you have night classes?
A. Most programs do offer night classes.

Q.  Do you have weekend classes?
A. Bridge, High School Equivalency Preparation and Adult High School do not offer classes on the weekends. ESL offers classes on Friday or Saturday, but students must verify the class schedule during registration.

Q.  Do you have online classes?
A. Yes.  We offer High School Equivalency Preparation and ESL Classes online.

Q.  What credentials do I earn?
A. Upon completing the Adult High School program track, students can earn a high school diploma. Upon completing the High School Equivalency program track, students can earn a GED® or HiSET high school equivalency diploma.  Upon completing Pathways to Employment, students can also earn an occupational certificate in high growth jobs.

Q.  Where can I park?
A. Parking is open at the Cato, Harris, Harper, Levine, and Merancas campuses.  On Central Campus, visitors and new students may go to Lot # 9 behind the Central High Building and park for a fee of $3 per park. You may refer to the Street Map & Campus Map for directions to Lot # 9.  Please park in a designated student parking deck ( when visiting the campus on weekends.

Q.  How can I volunteer to help?
A.  Please visit our volunteer webpage.

For specific questions about the High School Equivalency and Adult High School programs, refer to Pre-College Frequently Asked Questions.