How to enroll in ABE/GED classes -

1. Complete assessments

Prior to attending orientation and class registration, all new students 18 and older* must complete assessments in reading and math for placement purposes. Assessment takes two to three hours. Testing/application fee is $15.

For more information or to take your assessment

Building 22, room 100
Salem Campus
Monday -Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

2. Attend orientation and register for classes

Once you have completed your assessment, you will be given an appointment card with the dates and time of your orientation and class registration.

3. Arrange for payment

The non-refundable fee for attending ABE/GED classes is $70 per term and is payable the day of registration.


You must have a permit to park in the campus parking lots. Please be sure to obtain a temporary permit from the Information Booth (Building 12) in front of the campus or the Public Safety Office (Building 2) before you attend placement testing or orientation. Once you enroll in classes, if you wish to park in the campus lots, you will be required to purchase a Chemeketa parking permit. The fee for parking permits is $25 per term, or $40 for an annual permit valid for an academic year. Additional permits are available for $10 per vehicle. Parking fees are non-refundable.

For more information about our program, please contact-

Academic Development Department

If you are an ESOL student please contact 503.399.6298.

*If you are 16-17 please contact the GED Options program at 503.399.5293