Employee Directory

Employee Directory Link

College Catalog

College Catalog Link

Student Handbook

Student Handbook Link

Bookstore

Bookstore Link

Class Schedules

Class Schedule Link

Student Links

Student Page Link

Current version of GED test to expire at end of 2013

Jan 22 2013

This is an archived article!

This article was published on Jan 22 2013 and was archived on Jan 23 2014. The information below may be outdated or inaccurate.

Educators in the Office of Transitional Programs at New River Community College are alerting students and community members that the current version of the GED(R) test will close out at the end of 2013. Those who have taken the GED test but have not successfully passed all five subjects have until the end of 2013 to pass or their test scores will expire. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with a new computer-based GED test on January 1, 2014.

The NRCC GED Test Center offers testing throughout the New River Valley. A test schedule may be obtained by calling 540-674-3652. The schedule lists dates, times and locations in Dublin, Floyd, Giles and NRCC's New River Valley Mall site in Christiansburg. All test-takers must have a valid government-issued ID. The fee is economical and testers may take one test at a time.

"The GED test opens doors to employment opportunities and entrance into college. When individuals pass the test they have the satisfaction of earning a credential comparable to a high school diploma," said Sharon Harvey, NRCC's chief GED examiner and assessment Specialist. "We want to get the word out so everyone is aware of this deadline."

In addition to offering the GED test, NRCC also offers GED preparation classes in the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski and the city of Radford. "Those who take the GED tests must successfully pass the subjects of math, writing, science, social studies and reading. If you have taken the tests and have not passed, now is the time to inquire about our GED preparation classes so you can brush up," said Harvey.

More information is available from the NRCC Office of Transitional Programs at 540-674-3652.

Call Toll Free: 1-866-462-6722 or (540) 674-3600 plus the extension number to reach any employee.

Kelly Kaiser

 

Public Relations Assistant

Employee Photo

Joyce Taylor

 

Public Relations Specialist

Employee Photo

 HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT NRCC? 

NRCC MOBILE

NRCC ALERTS

NRCC Alert Icon

STAY CONNECTED

MILITARY FRIENDLY SCHOOL

Military Friendly School icon

DUBLIN CAMPUS:

  •  5251 College Drive
  •  Dublin, VA 24084
  •  (540) 674-3600
  •  Toll Free: 866-462-6722
  •  Fax: (540) 674-3642
  •  Directions

MALL SITE:

  •  782 New River Road NW, Suite 400
  •  Christiansburg, VA 24073
  •  (540) 674-3610
  •  Fax: (540) 674-7128
  •  Directions
  •  More...

Send comments about this web site to web@nr.edu and general questions about the college to info@nr.edu