College and Career Readiness

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The mission of Halifax Community College's (HCC) College and Career Readiness Program (CCR) is to offer adults, sixteen- and seventeen-year-old not currently enrolled in high school the opportunity to improve their basic education to gain the necessary knowledge for success in life, employment and/or higher education.

HCC has an open-door policy in Workforce & Economic Development for everyone who has the need and desire to learn. Any adult 18 years of age or older may enroll in HCC's College and Career Readiness Program.

Are College and Career Readiness Classes Right for You?

Classes are available free of charge to students.

College and Career Readiness classes are for individuals desiring to improve academically and personally, increase opportunities for gainful employment or promotions, continue educational goals, assist children with homework and/or strengthen skills which makes one more prepared to participate in new or existing industries in the Roanoke Valley and beyond. Basic education instruction is offered by face-to-face, distance learning/online, and state approved learning packets for the prison system.

What Should I Do Next?

Requirements for Enrollment

Attending a New Student Orientation is required to enroll. Students 16-17 years old must meet with the Program Director and complete School District Forms before enrollment. All students must attend an orientation to complete the enrollment process. You will be given Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE). The TABE test determines your class placement.

Please click the Adult Basic Education and GED®/High School Equivalency New Student Registration link to register for a New Student/ GED®/High School Equivalency Orientation session. If the scheduled orientation sessions will not work for you, please contact Tracie Buffaloe (252-538-4313) or email to determine a more convenient date and time.