Advising Sessions for Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED® Preparation Classes

Students and visitors are subject to a health screening and temperature check AND must follow the SOCIAL DISTANCING protocols:

  • Wear a mask during the entire time
  • Maintain six feet distance.
  • If you are sick, remain home.

Attend a FREE Advising Session

To enroll and receive help in choosing the proper program, attend one of the free advising sessions listed below. Registration is necessary for the advising sessions. The advising sessions will start promptly at the scheduled time.

The ABE/GED® program is supported by federal and state funds granted by the Maryland Department of Labor.


The following Advising Sessions are for entry into summer classes beginning August 3 (You need to choose and attend only one session on the date of your choice.):

  • Tuesday, July 21
    Session 1: 9:00 AM | Session 2: 1:30 PM | Session 3: 6:00 PM
    Harford Community College, Darlington Hall, Rooms 208 and 211
  • Wednesday, July 22
    Session 1: 9:00 AM | Session 2: 1:30 PM | Session 3: 6:00 PM
    Harford Community College, Darlington Hall, Rooms 208 and 211

The following Advising Sessions are for entry into fall classes beginning October (You need to choose and attend only one session on the date of your choice.):

  • Monday, August 17
    Session 1: 9:00 AM | Session 2: 1:30 PM | Session 3: 6:00 PM
    Harford Community College, Darlington Hall, Rooms 208 and 211
  • Tuesday, August 18
    Session 1: 9:00 AM | Session 2: 1:30 PM | Session 3: 6:00 PM
    Harford Community College, Darlington Hall, Rooms 208 and 211
  • Monday, September 21
    Session 1: 9:00 AM | Session 2: 1:30 PM | Session 3: 6:00 PM
    Harford Community College, Darlington Hall, Rooms 208 and 211
  • Tuesday, September 22
    Session 1: 9:00 AM | Session 2: 1:30 PM | Session 3: 6:00 PM
    Harford Community College, Darlington Hall, Rooms 208 and 211

The following Advising Sessions are for entry into spring classes beginning January:

  • Tuesday, November 17
    Session 1: 9:00 AM | Session 2: 1:30 PM | Session 3: 6:00 PM
    Harford Community College, Darlington Hall, Rooms 208 and 211
  • Wednesday, November 18
    Session 1: 9:00 AM | Session 2: 1:30 PM | Session 3: 6:00 PM
    Harford Community College, Darlington Hall, Rooms 208 and 211
  • Tuesday, December 15
    Session 1: 9:00 AM | Session 2: 1:30 PM | Session 3: 6:00 PM
    Harford Community College, Darlington Hall, Rooms 208 and 211
  • Wednesday, December 16
    Session 1: 9:00 AM | Session 2: 1:30 PM | Session 3: 6:00 PM
    Harford Community College, Darlington Hall, Rooms 208 and 211

The following Registration/Advising is a two-day process. You MUST attend both advising dates to register for classes. Note that the two-day advising is subject to change due to COVID-19.

  • Tuesday & Wednesday, January 5-6
    6:30 PM
    Edgewood Public Library*, Room 136**
  • Wednesday &Thursday, January 6-7
    10:00 AM
    Edgewood Public Library*, Rm 136**
  • Monday & Tuesday, January 11-12
    6:30 PM
    Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Room 007

*Edgewood Public Library - enter by the side door on Hanson Road
**Subject to cancellation due to COVID-19

For more information about the program or future advising session dates, call 443-412-2616.

More Information

Call 443-412-2616 or literacy@harford.edu.

Former students may enroll by calling 443-412-2054.

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