Adult Education

Photo of HSE 2017 graduation

GED®/High School Equivalency (HSE) Class Schedule

All Students will take a Placement Test at the Time of Registration

SSC Adult Education Center
South Suburban College (SSC)
15800 South State Street,
South Holland, IL 60473

Fulltime ABE/ASE/GED®/HSE: Monday through Friday (January 16 – April 6, 2018)
Register: January 8, 9, 10 2018 in 1243B at 9:00 am.
Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in 1243B

Part-time ABE/ASE/GED®/HSE: Monday through Friday (January 16 – April 6, 2018)
Register: January 8, 9, 10 2018 in the 1243B at 9:00 am.
Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. in 1243B

Part-time ABE/ASE/GED®/HSE: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (January 16 – April 6, 2018)
Register: January 8, 9, 10 2018 in L233 at 6:00 pm
Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in Room L233

**NEW** Part-time GED®/HSE Technology Bridge Classes: Monday through Thursday (January 29 – April 5, 2018 )
Register: January 22, 23, 24 2018 in the L233 at 10:00 am.
Classes Begin: Monday, January 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in L233

High School Equivalency (HSE) for ESL Students
Full-time ABE/ASE/GED®/HSE: Monday through Friday (January 16 – April 6, 2018)
Register: January 8, 9, 10 2018 in Room 2452 at 9:00 am
Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Room 2452

 

Oak Forest ABE/ASE/HSE Program

Oak Forest Center
Room 5240
16333 South Kilbourn Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 225-6029

Part-time ABE/ASE: Monday through Friday (January 16 – April 6, 2018)
Register: January 8, 9, 10 2018 in the Room 5240 at 9:00 am.
Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in Room 5240 OR 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Room 5240

**NEW** Part-Time ABE/ASE/GED®/HSE: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (January 29 – April 4, 2018)
Register: January 22, 23, 24 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 5240
Classes Begin: Monday, January 29, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Room 5240

 

SSC Adult Education in Riverdale, IL

Thornton Township Center
14323 S. Halsted St.
Riverdale, IL 60827

Part Time ABE/ASE/HSE: Monday through Thursday (January 29 – April 5, 2018)
Register: January 22, 23, 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Classes Begin: Monday, January 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Indiana residents can not participate in this program.

Note: A student enrolling for the first time at a South Suburban College adult education center must have both documents listed below with them when registering:

  • Current state I.D. or driver’s license indicating Illinois Residence
  • Under age 18, must supply a High School Withdrawal Letter from high school where student currently resides
  • Proof of Social Security Number
  • Indiana Residents cannot participate in this program

English as a Second Language (ESL) Class Schedule

All Students will take a Placement Test at the Time of Registration

SSC Adult Education Center
South Suburban College (SSC)
15800 South State Street,
South Holland, IL 60473

Full Time ESL: Monday through Friday (January 16 – April 6, 2018)
Register: January 8, 9, 10 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in Room L-233
Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Room L-233

Part-time ESL: Monday through Friday (January 16 – April 6, 2018)
Register: January 8, 9, 10 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in Room L-233
Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in Room L-233

Part-time ESL: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (January 16 – April 6, 2018)
Register: January 8, 9, 10 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in Room 1243 B
Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in Room 1243 B

 

NEW!!! OAK FOREST PART TIME ESL PROGRAM

Oak Forest Center
Rooms 5240 & 5320
16333 South Kilbourn Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 225-6029

Part Time ESL: Monday through Friday (January 16 – April 6, 2018)
Register: January 8, 9, 10 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in Room 5230
Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m in Room 5230 OR 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Room 5230

Indiana residents will not be accepted into our programs.

Non-native students may improve their English skills in levels from beginning to advanced in South Suburban College’s English as a Second Language program. Each level includes a civics component to familiarize students with American history and government. Classes include:

  • Speaking
  • Understanding
  • Reading
  • Writing

Ingles como Segunda Lengua

El programa de English as a Second Language (Inglés como Segundo Lenguaje) en South Suburban College es un programa para los estudiantes quienes necesitan mejorar el Inglés en este país. Cada nivel incluye un componente cívico para familiarizar a los estudiantes en la historia y el gobierno de los Estados Unidos. Clases incluyen:

  • Recitar/Discurso
  • Comprensión
  • Leer/Lectura
  • Escribir/Escritura
  • Matemáticas

For more information, please download our brochure at the link below or call the South Suburban College ESL Center at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2408 or ext. 2410. Para más información, por favor descargue nuestro folleto en el eslabón abajo o llame a South Suburban College ESL Center al (708) 596-2000 extension 2408 (Se habla Español).

Get Ahead at SSC!

Adult Literacy Program

An individualized volunteer tutoring program designed for adults who need to increase their competencies in basic reading, writing, listening and math.


The South Suburban College Adult Education program is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Priority registration is given to continuing students who are making progress in their studies. Waiting lists will be taken as classes have a maximum number of students who can be served.

For the purpose of compliance with Section 511 of Public Law 101-166 (the Stevens Amendment) Federal Funds of $395,020 provides approximately 38% of the support of these programs.