GED Testing Services

Los Exámenes de Equivalencia de la Escuela Secundaria

The specific purpose of the High School Equivalency Exam program is the measurement of the educational development of adults who have not completed their formal high school education. Candidates may earn an Illinois High School Equivalency Certificate and thus qualify for admission to colleges or other educational institutions, meet educational requirements for employment or promotion, satisfy educational qualifications for induction into the armed services, fulfill requirements of local or state licensing boards, or gain personal satisfaction.

What is the Illinois High School Equivalency Certificate (IHEC)?

Find out more about the IHEC and DuPage County's testing locations.

Do I need a GED Credential to take classes at COD?

No. An IHEC is not required to take classes at College of DuPage. Contact the Admissions office for more information, (630) 942-2380.

IHEC Exam Preparation

No preparation is required; however, tuition-free classes are available.

I'm ready. How do I get started?

Register for a High School equivalency Exam!

Do I need to pass the Illinois Constitution Test?

Yes! Find out how to meet the Illinois Constitution requirement.

I need a copy of my IHEC?

Contact the Regional Office of Education at (630) 407-5800.


      Testing Office Hours

  • Berg Instructional Center (BIC)
    Room 2407
    Phone: (630) 942-2852
    Fax: (630) 942-3724 

    Monday and Tuesday
    9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Wednesday and Thursday
    9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.