Riverton (Main Campus)
The ABE-HEQ Office is in room 176 of Main Hall on the main CWC campus in Riverton. The program in the course catalog is "HEQ 0800"

Students who wish to earn their high school equivalency should sign up for a mandatory seven-week class. Students are offered a choice of two different classes to accommodate your schedule.


DayClass HoursOpen Lab Hours
Monday8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.




**You must be 18 or older to take the HEQ tests without restriction. If you are 16 or 17, you may only take the HEQ tests if you are not currently attending high school and if you qualify for an age waiver from the Wyoming Community College Commission. Your qualification depends upon receiving certain scores on the official practice tests. The proper forms are available in the ABE-HEQ office.


Subject Areas Test Duration
Language Arts - Reading 65 minutes
Science 80 minutes
Social Studies 75 minutes
Math 90 minutes
Language Arts - Writing 120 minutes
  1. REGISTER: Bring a photo ID such as a driver's license or Tribal ID. During registration, you will:
    • Complete registration forms
    • Begin initial assessments (TABES)
    • Make an education plan for your seven-week course of study

  2. INSTRUCTION: You must attend one of the seven-week classes. During classes, reading, math and language skills are covered. Upon completion of a seven-week block, some students may be ready to take the tests, while others may require enrollment in additional seven-week blocks.
  3. HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY TESTING: Practice tests for each of the five subject areas are required prior to attempting the official HEQ tests. When you are ready to schedule a HEQ test, you must make an appointment. You may attempt them in any order; you are not required to take all five at once.

  4. ACCOMMODATIONS: If you have a documented learning or physical disability, you may be eligible for changes in the way the HEQ tests are given. Please talk to an instructor for more information.
  5. COST: There is a $25/semester charge for taking ABE (Adult Basic Education) classes to pursue your high school equivalency. There is a charge for taking the official HEQ tests. This fee must be paid before you take the first test.


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