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Test Centers and Dates

You can search for test centers near you at any time, and you can find available test dates and times online through your HiSET or GED account.

Each state may have its own requirements for testing, so be sure to check your state’s requirements before you schedule an appointment to take the test.

  • English testing available
  • CBT – Computer Based Testing is available
Registration

Registration

Registration for HiSET

In-Person Testing:

HiSET In-person testing is available on a limited basis at the Haverhill Academic Placement & Testing Center. Create a  HiSET account  to sign up for in-person testing.

Due to COVID-19, you are required to wear a protective face covering. We recommend you bring your own. Do not bring in your cell phone or personal belongings (except your required ID, confirmation and you car keys).

Remote Testing:

HiSET Exam at Home remote testing is available. The testing will be remote through Proctor U.  Click here for the HiSET at Home Preparation Checklist.

Requirements:

Registration:

Schedule and pay for the HiSET® exam at Home remote test from your HiSET Account:

  • Log in to your HiSET account.
  • On the HiSET account home page, select Register for a HiSET Exam.
  • On the Schedule Tests page, select the Test at Home option.
  • Select which subtest(s) you would like to register for.
  • Choose a test date and time for each subtest.
  • Follow the directions to continue registration and pay for subtest(s).
  • When finished, you will receive a confirmation email with the test order details. This confirmation email will be used on test date to start the at home test.
  • If a you need to reschedule or cancel an at home test, you can do so using their HiSET Account.

Reminders:

  • Reschedule test no later than 30 minutes before the start time to make sure appointment is rescheduled.
  • Cancel appointment by 11:59 p.m. local time the day before scheduled appointment, to receive a full refund of the HiSET subtest test fee. Note that state fees are nonrefundable.

FAQ’s

Cost

  • The cost for taking the HiSET™ test in Massachusetts (effective January 1, 2017) is: $100.00/battery ($24 for the 1st sub test, $19 for the remaining 4 sub tests in the initial battery), $9/retest (up to two per sub test, within one year of initial test), $19/sub test (after one year from initial test)

Registration for GED

In-Person Testing:

In-person testing is available on a limited basis at the Haverhill Academic Placement & Testing Center. To register and set up your account to schedule appointments for the GED, please go to MyGED website. You will connect seamlessly to Pearson VUE scheduling to select your test date.

Due to COVID-19, you are required to wear a protective face covering. We recommend you bring your own. Do not bring in your cell phone or personal belongings (except your required ID, confirmation and you car keys).

Remote Testing:

GED Online Proctoring (OP) via OnVUE, is available if any individual who is 18+ years old and meets the other requirement, which is all test-takers need to score a 145 or higher on the GED Ready in the subject area(s) they wish to take via OP. Once the test-taker achieves a 145 or higher on the GED Ready the test-taker will see the option to take an OP test when the test-taker is scheduling the test.

FAQ’s

Cost

The cost for taking the GED test in Massachusetts (effective January 1, 2017) is: $125/battery ($31.25/module), $10/retest (up to two per module, within one year of the initial test), $30/retest (after one year from initial test)

Accommodations

Accommodations

Accommodations for HiSET

  • Individuals with documented disabilities or health related needs may request special accommodations for HiSET™ testing. For information please go to HiSET™ website, or call ETS/HiSET™ Customer Service at 1-855-MyHiSET (1-855-694-4738). All complete requests for testing accommodations must be sent to:
  • ETS Disability Services
    P.O. Box 6054
    Princeton, NJ 08541-6054

HiSET™ is available in English and Spanish; however, you may not combine English and Spanish sub tests. All sub tests must be taken in one language to qualify for the credential. Not all test centers have the Spanish Test available; please check the HSE Test Centers website to verify if the test center does Spanish testing.

Accommodations for GED

  • GED Testing Service is committed to ensuring access to the GED® test for all individuals with disabilities and supports the intention of the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA).
    Questions? Email accommodations@GEDtestingservice.com.

Requirements for HiSET & GED Retesting

HiSET Policy: A candidate can take only three versions of the same sub test in a calendar year.

GED Policy: GED has a 60-day wait period rule to retest after the third sub test.

Your High School Equivalency (HSE) Credential

To receive your official high school credential you must sign up at Diploma Sender’s website.

Your initial credential and first official transcript are free. Once you have signed up and verified your address your document will be mailed to you within 24 hours.

Any inquiries regarding your official documents and verifying you have your Massachusetts High School Equivalency Credential should be directed to Diploma Sender.

For additional information, contact Donna Felisberto, Coordinator, Academic Placement & Testing Center & High School Equivalency (HSE) Chief Examiner at dfelisberto@necc.mass.edu

 

 

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