• Richland One GED Testing Center

    2612 Covenant Road  Columbia, SC 29204   Phone (803) 251-4512

    GED TESTING CENTER OFFICE HOURS
    Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


    GED TEST

    $150 FOR COMPLETE TEST OR $37.50 PER SUBJECT.
     
    Read below to find out how to register for the computerized version of the current GED. 


    GED REGISTRATION OPTIONS 
    ON SITE REGISTRATION at GED TESTING CENTER OFFICE

    Registration may be done in person at: 
    Richland One Adult Education Center
    2612 Covenant Road
    Columbia, SC 29204

    REGISTRATION FOR THE CURRENT GED ON THE COMPUTER

    1. Call Pearson Vue at 1-877-392-6433 or visit  http://www.ged.com
    2. You must have a debit card or credit card available (The fee is $150 for the whole GED test and $37.50 for individual tests).
    3. Follow all instructions from Pearson Vue and be sure to sign up for the test at 2612 Covenant Road in Columbia, South Carolina 29204.
    4. Be sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled test.
    5. Bring your confirmation letter and a valid South Carolina photo ID.
    6. Park in the visitor's parking lot behind the Adult Education Center off of Center Street and walk around to the front door.
    7. Dress appropriately. 
    8. The GED testing office is in room 17.

    Important Definitions and Instructions
     

    17 or 18 year olds must have a Verification of Withdrawal form completed before registering for the GED (Verification of withdrawal form) (Verification of withdrawal form instructions for applicants under the age of 19) 

    Verification of Withdrawal Form (PDF)


    SOUTH CAROLINA GED REQUIREMENTS 

    • Must be at least 17 years old and withdrawn from high school
    • Must have valid State Issued ID

     SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

    Individuals needing special accommodations must print the accommodations request from the myged.com web site and fax or email to Pearson Vue as directed in the instructions from the site.


     TEST DAY REGULATIONS FOR THE RICHLAND ONE TESTING SITE

    • Arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled testing time.
    • Bring a valid picture identification (for SC residents: SC driver’s license or a SC state issued identification card)
    • Bring your copy of the confirmation notice indicating the date of testing.
    • REMEMBER: GED testing regulations prohibits the following items to be brought into the testing room:  mobile phones, hand-held computers/personal digital assistants (PDAs), electronic glasses, any recording devices of any kind or other electronic devices, pagers, watches, wallets, purses, car keys, key fob, firearms or other weapons, hats and other non-religious head coverings, bags, coats, jackets, eyeglass cases, books, and/or notes.

     Computer Skills Needed for GED