GED Classes

The Adult Education department offers FREE GED test preparation classes at its Belleville, Granite City and Red Bud campuses and at many extension sites. These classes prepare students for the GED, a high school equivalency examination, which is administered by the GED Testing Service.

Classes start monthly and usually last four or eight weeks. Day and evening classes are available.
Pre-registration is required to enroll for all locations.
Pre-registrations are held at the Belleville, Granite City and East St. Louis campuses.

For information or to pre-register for a class, call 618-235-2700, ext. 5525, or toll free in Illinois at
866-942-SWIC (7942), ext. 5525.

Daytime GED Classes
Location Dates Days Times
Belleville Campus

Aug. 20 - Sept. 11
Sept. 14 - Oct. 8
Oct. 12 - Nov. 5
Nov. 9 - Dec. 4


M-F
M-Th
M-Th
M-F

9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.* 
or 
11 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.* 




Sam Wolf Granite City Campus

Aug. 20 - Sept. 11
Sept. 14 - Oct. 8
Oct. 12 - Nov. 5
Nov. 9 - Dec. 4

M-F
M-Th
M-Th
M-F


9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. 
 
 

East St. Louis Community College Center Aug. 20 - Sept. 11
Sept. 14 - Oct. 8
Oct. 12 - Nov. 5
Nov. 9 - Dec. 4


M-F
M-Th
M-F
M-Th

9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. 

Red Bud Campus Aug. 24 - Sept. 29
Oct. 19 - Nov. 19
M, T, Th
M, T, Th
9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. 
Cahokia LibraryAug. 24 - Sept. 29 
Oct. 19 - Nov. 19
M, T, Th 
M, T, Th

10 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

 

Christian Activity Center - East St. LouisAug. 24 - Sept. 29 
Oct. 19 - Nov. 19
M, T, Th
M, T, Th 

9 a.m. to 11:50 p.m.

 

Healthcare Careers Bridge Program**Aug. 24 - Oct. 15M - Th11 a.m. - 2:50 p.m. 
Manufacturing Careers Bridge Program**Oct. 19 - Dec. 11 M, W, F 9 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. 

*Class locations/times are assigned based on students' availability and reading & math placement scores.

**The Bridge GED Programs are designed to not only prepare students for the GED test, but also transition GED students into specific career studies. If you are interested in these programs, call the coordinator listed below for more detailed information and set up an appointment that will determine eligibility.   

Belleville  - Lee Reese   618-235-2700 x5521    lee.reese@swic.edu
E. St. Louis - Mary Kay Graves-Tonnies   618-874-6526   mary.graves@swic.edu
Granite City - Valorie Toberman   618-931-0600 x7396   valorie.toberman@swic.edu

 Online Class 

Online Class* - Belleville and Granite City Campuses

This class requires four meetings in person with the online instructor.  Pre-registration and orientation required.

*Eligibility based on students' availability and reading & math placement scores. 

 Sept. 14 - Nov. 4



Evening GED Classes
Location Dates Days Times
Belleville Campus Aug. 20 - Oct. 13
Oct. 15 - Dec. 10
T, Th
T, Th
5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
5:30 - 8:20 p.m.
Sam Wolf Granite City Campus Aug. 20 - Oct. 13
Oct. 15 - Dec. 10

T, Th
T, Th

5:30 - 8:50 p.m.
5:30 - 8:20 p.m.
Sam Wolf Granite City Campus - Spanish version Aug. 24 - Oct. 19
Oct. 26 - Dec. 14
M, W
M, W
5:30 - 8:50 p.m.
5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
ESL Community College Center Aug. 20 - Oct. 13
Oct. 15 - Dec. 10

T, Th
T, Th

5:30 - 8:50 p.m.
5:30 - 8:20 p.m.
Collinsville High School

Aug. 25 - Oct. 15
Oct 20 - Dec. 10

T, Th
T, Th

5:30 - 8:20 p.m.
Dupo High SchoolSept. 8 - Nov. 24T, Th5:30 - 8:20 p.m.