Adult Basic Education / GED® Program
The BCCC Adult Basic Education (ABE) Department is a leader in helping adults achieve functional literacy and important life skills. The BCCC is the largest provider of literacy services in Baltimore City. Classes are being offered online and in-person.
To be eligible for our free GED® Test Preparation or Basic Skills (Pre GED®) course you must be at least 18 years of age and not have earned a high school diploma. Also, you must take the placement exam to determine the appropriate class. Times for walk-in testing are shown below.
For our ABE/GED students, we offer a basic computer literacy course that prepare them for the computer-based GED test by identifying and applying test-taking strategies as well as enhancing their digital literacy skills.
2023 Placement Testing Schedule
(required prior to entering class)
Times for placement testing
Monday 9:00am-12:00 pm (arrive between 9:00 am and 10:30 am)
Tuesday 9:00am-12:00 pm (arrive between 9:00 am and 10:30 am)
Wednesday 9:00 am-12:00 pm (arrive between 9:00 am and 10:30 am)
Thursday 4:00 -8:00 pm (arrive between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm)
Friday 9:00am (virtual testing by appointment only- contact email@example.com)
Location: 710 E. Lombard Street, Room 61
(Just walk in, no appointment needed). Please wear a mask.
BCCC Harbor Campus is on 1st floor of Harbor Park Garage (parking is not validated) also located at Shot Tower/Market Place metro stop.
The following transit lines have routes that pass near 710 E Lombard St, Bus: 71,76, Citylink Brown, Citylink Navy, Citylink Purple, Citylink Yellow, Rutland Avenue-Rutland Avenue.
Director of Adult Basic Education and Literacy Services
Workforce Development and Continuing Education
Baltimore City Community College