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  • The Rockingham Community College College and Career Readiness (CCR) program is designed to help you improve your basic reading, speaking, writing, math, decision making and critical thinking skills. Improving these skills will help you in daily activities at home, work, or in the community.  It is also the first step towards a High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly known as GED®).

  • Admission to CCR programs is open to adults 18 years of age or older.  Students that are 16 or 17 years old must complete additional forms before entering any CCR program.

    For more information, call us at 336-342-4261, ext. 2146.

High School Equivalency Diploma (GED/HiSET)


If you did not complete your high school education, Rockingham Community College offers you the opportunity to earn a High School Equivalency diploma. This can help open new doors for employment or advancement, or allow you to continue your education at RCC.  The three nationally-recognized assessments used to obtain a state-issued High School Equivalency Diploma in North Carolina are GED®, HiSET® and TASC.  Students can sign up to take either the GED® or the HiSET® tests on the campus of RCC. 

RCC offers free classes to prepare you for the HiSET® or GED® tests. Day classes are offered at the RCC campus, Reidsville Goodwill Community Resource Center, Eden Goodwill Community Resource Center, Maydoan Goodwill Career Center. Night classes are offered on campus at RCC.  Online classes are also available.

New students must attend an orientation session before beginning High School Equivalency classes. To schedule your orientation session or for more information on the College and Career Readiness program, please call 336-342-4261, ext. 2146 or email Howie Stacy at

  • GED® tests are offered online in the Testing Center located in the Advanced Technologies Building, Room 106. Students can find more information on GED testing and schedule a GED test online.

  • HiSET® tests are offered on paper and can be taken in Room 201 of the Bishopric Lifelong Learning Center on the campus of RCC.  Students can find more information and schedule HiSET® tests online.

North Carolina High School Equivalency graduates may request official copies of their transcripts through website.

Current High School Equivalency students can access the online program on the Aztec website.

Adult High School Diploma Program


This tuition-free program helps qualifying adults complete a high school diploma through individualized instruction.  Students must pass required high school level courses and students are awarded credit for previously completed high school courses.  Interested individuals should call 336-342-4261 ext. 2146 to schedule a transcript evaluation appointment.

English Language Acquisition (English as a Second Language)


These free classes are designed for adults whose native language is not English.  Students improve their English speaking, reading, listening and writing skills. Classes are offered throughout the year on campus at Rockingham Community College.  Distance learning programs are also available. New students must attend an orientation session.  For information about enrolling, call 336-342-4261, ext. 2146 or

Estas clases gratuitas están diseñadas para adultos el cual su idioma nativo no es inglés. Los estudiantes mejoran sus habilidades para hablar inglés, leer, escuchar y escribir. Las clases se ofrecen durante todo el año en el campus de Rockingham Community College. Los programas de aprendizaje a distancia también están disponibles. Los estudiantes nuevos deben atender a una sesión de orientación. Para registrarse, llame al 336-342-4261 ext. 2146 o envíe un correo electrónico a