Signup for HSE (GED) Classes

We are currently enrolling for classes that begin in August. The first step to enroll in HSE (GED) classes is to complete an online application.



You do not need a social security number in order to take adult education classes but you will need an alternate ID number.

Visit one of our offices at the Highland Campus or Eastview Campus to get your alternate ID number

If you need help with the enrollment process please visit one of our Adult Education offices.

Our offices are open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Highland Campus, Rm. 1402
Second desk on the left
6101 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78752

Eastview Campus, Rm. 1209A
3401 Webberville Rd.
Austin, Texas 78702

Who Can Enroll

17 and 18 year-old students may attend with a copy of a withdrawal letter from the last school they attended and a signed Parent Consent Form. If you can provide proof that you have graduated High School (a copy of your diploma or transcript) You will be exempt from providing the Withdrawal Form and only need to provide the Parental Consent Form. Also, if you can prove that you live separately from your parents, there is a possibility that you may be exempt from the Parental Consent Form.

A 16 year old MUST have a court order and an official ID. Withdrawal letter and parental consent documents are not required with a court order.

Any person 19 years old or older who does not have a high school diploma from the US or other country; 16, 17 and 18 year olds may attend with additional paperwork, see below.

All students must complete all department paperwork and testing before starting classes.

B and F visas are NOT eligible for this program. If you have a question about your visa, please call our front desk at (512) 223-5123.

17 and 18 year-old students may attend with a copy of a withdrawal letter from the last school they attended and a signed Parent Consent Form.

16 year-old students may attend with a copy of an official court order and picture ID. Withdrawal letter and parental consent documents are not required with a court order.

No one under the age of 16 may attend these classes.

What to Bring

You must bring these documents to sign up for the HSE classes:

A government-issued picture ID that includes your date of birth (NO SCHOOL IDS, NO COPIES of IDS)

17 and 18 year-old students may attend with a copy of a withdraw form from district if ever enrolled in a Texas public school or if home schooled - letter from parent stating you are homeschooled; and Any of the below:

  • Parent Consent Form.

  • Court order

  • Proof that you live separate from parent/guardian (utility bill in your name, marriage license, or rental agreement)

  • Attestation of Homelessness


    For more information please visit the TEA website.

  • 16 year-old students may attend with a copy of an official court order and picture ID. Withdrawal letter and parental consent documents are not required with a court order.

    17 and 18 year-old students may attend with a copy of a withdrawal letter from the last school they attended and a signed Parent Consent Form.

    16 year-old students may attend with a copy of an official court order and picture ID. Withdrawal letter and parental consent documents are not required with a court order.