Distance Learning for HSE Students

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ACC offers Distance Learning for High School Equivalency (HSE) students who need flexible options for attending class. 

Application and Registration

Apply for the HSE Distance Learning program just as you would for traditional classes.  At registration, you will be able to choose from Live Online Classes to take class from anywhere, DL Flex classes which allow flexible class hours, or the option to use Online Self-Study Tools to enhance your learning.

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Current Students

Self-Study Software: Free resources to build your skills

All current HSE students can practice what they learn with web-based learning tools. GED Academy and HiSET Academy from Essential Education are interactive, personalized programs that help you advance in math, science, social studies, language arts, writing, and computer skills and prepare you for your HSE exam and beyond. If you are a current HSE student, request an account and then log in to Essential Education here.

 Need extra instruction? Follow our student guide.

Distance Learning Coaching: In person help when you need it

Attend DL coaching during the scheduled times at the Highland Campus ACCelerator (look for Zone 4) where Adult Education staff are there to help you get started with HSE classes and provide guidance along the way.

DL Coaches assist with:

  • Claiming ACCeID
  • Claiming ACCmail
  • Getting MetroCap Green Pass and Parking Permit
  • Enrolling in Distance Learning classes
  • Registering for GED and HISET tests
  • Learning basic computer skills
  • ...And more!

View Current DL Coaching Schedule

Prospective Students

Live Online Class: It's as easy as 1-2-3

  1. Attend the first class session for orientation and the last class session for progress testing in person (face-to-face) on campus.

  2. Join the Live Online class every week at the scheduled time from any computer.

  3. Complete additional required online hours per week independently using provided self-study software at any time that is convenient for you from your home, a library, or an ACC computer lab.

*Live Online course offerings change each term.

View a Schedule of HSE Classes