GED State Test
2014 GED Tests are now available Cascade Testing Center as of the week of February 25, 2014. Opening date for Willow Creek Testing Center will be announced in the near future. Please check back for updates.
Learn more about the new test:
Computer based GED test at PCC
- Can I take the 2014 GED Test online?
- No. The GED Test cannot be taken online. The test is ONLY administered and monitored at Official GED Testing Centers.
- How can I prepare?
You have two options:
- To attend preparation classes: visit PCC’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) website http://www.pcc.edu/prepare/basic/ or call 971-722-6255 for more information.
- For Self-Preparation: sign up for MyGED™ at www.GED.com and click on “Study” to find tools, practice test questions, and GED Ready™: The Official Practice Test.
- What are some of the Eligibility Requirements for GED Testing in Oregon?
- Oregon residency is not required to test.
- You must not have received a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate.
- You must be at least 16 years old. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you can take the GED® test if you have the following exceptions:
- Must be enrolled in an Oregon Option Program. You need to provide the Testing Center proof of enrollment from your program.
- Must be exempted from the school district where you live. You must submit to Testing Center the Student Exemption from Compulsory Attendance Form from the last high school you attended or from the school district in which you currently reside.
- You must first Pre-Register on-line, submit required paper for 16-17 year olds to the Testing Center, before you can schedule your test on-line.
- If you are 16 years of age and married OR legally emancipated, you may also qualify to take the GED® tests.
- How do I register and schedule a Computer GED test?
Pre-registration and scheduling are required for testing on computer. To start the online registration process, go to www.GEDcomputer.com.
Pay attention and answer each question carefully at registration.
When scheduling tests you need to be prepared to pay for however many tests you marked to take. You will need to pay for the tests by credit card, debit card, or by entering a voucher code number. Be sure you understand all the policies of rescheduling and cancelling a test. Refunds must be requested at least 24 hours prior to appointment time without exception or you will not receive a refund.
Please consult your confirmation email for questions regarding cancellation, rescheduling for test on computer. You must contact Pearson VUE Customer Services or call 1-877-EXAM-GED (877-392-6433) and not PCC Testing Center.
When you show up at the testing center you must provide a valid government issued ID, and any other required documentation. (Go to next bullet for detail on requirements.)
- How do GED Preparation Programs purchase vouchers for their students?
Programs will directly buy vouchers from Pearson Vue to use with their students–
PCC Testing Centers and PCC Business Offices do not carry vouchers, or do not accept payment for Pearson Vue. Payment is directly submitted to Pearson Vue at the time of scheduling a test.
Pearson Vue Voucher Store Contact:
- Is there a step-by-step instructions and walkthroughs of the registration & scheduling process, including a Sample of the GED Test on Computer?
- YES. Please visit the tutorial page -
- How much does GED test on Computer Cost?
- There are four subject areas. Each subject costs $38.00. In Oregon, you are not required to finish the entire test before re-testing on any subjects.
- How do I request an accommodated GED Testing?
If you have a documented disability and would like to request modified testing conditions submit your request at on-line registration for the test. You can also view your account profile to make a request. Next, visit Disability Services website for step-by-step instructions on obtaining accommodations and accommodation forms.
PCC Testing Center contact call 971-722-5681.
PCC Disability Office call 971-722-8881.
- What are the PCC Testing Center Rules?
- Arrive 30 min early. Allow extra time for parking. Make sure you are at the right center where you scheduled your test. PCC has two different Testing Center locations. You need to check in when you get there.
- Cascade Campus Testing Center, Student Services Building Room 204
- Willow Creek Campus Testing Center, Room 220
- If you arrive more than 10 minutes after your scheduled appointment time, you will not be admitted and will lose your test fee.
- You need to check in when you get there. You must present your identification before testing. Driver’s licenses, DMV IDs, passports, military IDs, government issued national or foreign IDs that show name, address, date of birth, signature, and photograph are accepted. All IDs must be unexpired.
- Cell phones, food, and drinks are strictly prohibited. All personal items including handbags, wallets, keys, cell phones, etc. are not allowed in the testing room. Lockers are provided at check in.
- How can I find a testing center near me?
Testing Center Locator –
Please refer to the second bullet from the top
- How will I find out about my test scores? And what do the scores mean?
- You will receive a printout of your scores immediately after completion of your tests except for the writing test. The writing scores may take up to five days before the score is available.
Below Passing: 100 -149
GED Passing Score: 150 - 169
GED Honors Score: 170 - 200
- How will I know if I passed the test and earned a GED certificate once I successfully finish all tests?
- Upon your completion, you need to register an account with Diploma Sender.
You need to log to www.diplomasender.com in order to create a new account with your email and a new password. This email and password you create will be how you will log in for future visits with Diploma Sender. You will be notified by email when your test scores are received.
(Please allow 5 business days, after test completion, for scores to be available.)
If you have any question, contact Support@DiplomaSender.com
If you prefer to order over the phone, the number is (additional fees will apply) 855-313-5799.
- Where can I get more information on the new 2014 test?
- Beginning January 2nd, 2014, GED will only be delivered in a computer based format. It will consist of four tests which are aligned with the national Common Core State Standards. For more information visit GEDTS Website