GED® Prep Orientation

Orientation Info

Our orientations are not mandatory but are strongly recommended for new students. At orientation we give an overview of our program, answer questions, discuss the GED® exam and talk about what comes after you pass. Orientation usually takes about one hour to complete. Those unable to attend an orientation can access the recorded version below, along with the orientation handouts. Please review and let us know if you have any questions.

Orientation Handouts

Class Registration and Payment 

Still need to get registered and paid for GED Prep classes? You have the ability to register for classes, or make changes to your classes, up until the last day of the add/drop period. See the Academic Foundations calendar to find add/drop information for each session of classes.

The quickest and easiest way to register and pay for classes is in-person.

For in-person services we don't schedule appointments.  

Our regular business hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.

If you would rather register and pay online/via email, please know it may take longer and be a more complex process. Follow the steps below to register and pay online/via email. 

Register/Pay Online Instructions

Step 1 - Request Registration Form

Send an email to our Adult Education Student Services team letting them know you want to register for classes and which type of GED® Prep classes you would prefer. See the GED® Prep course schedule for more information on available classes. Please allow 2-4 business days for processing of registration forms. 

Step 2 - Complete and Send Back Registration Form

An advisor will send an electronically fillable Adult Education registration form with suggested courses. To avoid delays in processing please complete all the required fields (date, program selection: “ABE/GED," Data Summary questions, etc.) Fill out and complete the form by typing in your signature or signing with a pen, and email it back in PDF format to the Adult Education Student Services team. Even though the form says (ink only) next to the signature line we can still accept typed signatures.

Step 3 - Pay For Classes

Once registered for GED® Prep online classes an advisor will email you a copy of your schedule as confirmation. You will then need to pay the $30 fee before the payment deadline, which will show on your schedule and on your MySeminoleState Student Center. You can pay in person at the Cashiers, or you can pay online using a credit/debit card. Here is information on how to pay online if you choose that option:

Online Payment

MySeminoleState Account Setup

Please contact us if you need any additional guidance with online payment or any part of the registration process.

Seminole State Email Setup

As a student you will need to set up an official student email account through the college. This email account will be the official method of communication between you and the college. Your email credentials (also known as your network account) will also be used for other important services such as logging in to online Canvas classes. 

If you have never set up your Seminole State email before, don't worry. Information on how to do so can be found below. If you have trouble, just contact us and we will walk you through it. If you have set up your Seminole State email previously but forgot your password, you can reset it yourself by using the self service portal. 

Student email/network account setup

MySeminoleState account setup

Canvas Setup for Online Classes

Canvas is your portal to see your classes online, including lessons, assignments, and quizzes. After you have created a MySeminoleState account and registered for classes, you will use your network account credentials to access those classes when they begin.

Canvas setup

GED Testing Service Website Setup

When entering our program we will help you to set up a free account at the official GED® Testing Service website: GED.com. You will use that website to schedule your GED exams, but also to access other resources such as GED® Ready practice tests.

At any time you can choose to share your scores with us on GED.com. Sharing scores is very useful as it allows us to monitor your learning progress as well as verify your scores for purposes related to graduation, transition and scholarships.

Sharing your scores with us on GED.com is easy and takes about two minutes once you have created your free account. Below is a short video walkthrough of the score-sharing process. 

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