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

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 HSE Classes
Location Dates Days Times
Belleville Campus

Jan. 14 - Feb. 5
Feb. 8 - March 3
March 21 - April 14
April 18 - May 6

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

Jan. 14 - Feb. 5
Feb. 8 - March 3
March 21 - April 14
April 18 - May 6

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

9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. 

East St. Louis Community College Center

Jan. 14 - Feb. 5
Feb. 8 - March 3
March 21 - April 14
April 18 - May 6

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

9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. 

Red Bud Campus Jan. 25 - March 1
March 28 - May 3
M, T, Th
M, T, Th
9 to 11:50 a.m.
Cahokia Library

Jan. 25 - March 1
March 28 - May 3

M, T, Th 
M, T, Th

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

Christian Activity Center - East St. Louis Jan. 25 - March 1
March 28 - May 3
M, T, Th
M, T, Th 

9 to 11:50 a.m.

Healthcare Careers Bridge Program**
Belleville Campus
March 21 - May 12 M - Th 11 a.m. - 2:50 p.m. 

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

**The Bridge High School Equivalency Programs are designed to not only prepare students for the HSE exam, but also to transition HSE 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. Preregistration and orientation required.

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

Feb. 1 - March 30
Evening HSE Classes
Location Dates Days Times
Belleville Campus Jan. 14 - March 10
March 22 - May 10
T, Th
T, Th
5:30 - 8:20 p.m.
5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Sam Wolf Granite City Campus Jan. 14 - March 10
March 22 - May 10

T, Th
T, Th

5:30 - 8:20 p.m.
5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Sam Wolf Granite City Campus - Spanish version Jan. 20 - March 9
March 21 - May 9
M, W
M, W

5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
East St. Louis Community College Center Jan. 14 - March 10 
March 22 - May 10 

T, Th
T, Th

5:30 - 8:20 p.m.
5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Collinsville High School

Jan. 19 - March 10
March 22 - May 10

T, Th
T, Th

5:30 - 8:20 p.m.
5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Dupo High School Jan. 19 - March 15 T, Th 5:30 - 8:20 p.m.