High School Equivalency/GED – New and Returning Student Registration


Due to Covid 19 – all classes will be offered online for the Spring 2021 semester.  Students will need access to a computer and wireless internet.

Academic Career Education (ACE) Classes

Prepare for GED or HiSet exams – the exams recognized by the state of New Mexico for the High School Equivalency (HSE) credential. The SFCC ACE Program offers students classroom-based instruction in the four areas required for HSE exams – math, reading and writing, social studies and science. We also help boost your academic skills to prepare you for college courses and certificate programs.

The spring semester is broken into two, eight week sessions.  Classes are offered in the mornings and evenings. Classes conducted in Spanish are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays.

Spring 2021 Schedule

  • Session 1 is full! – Winter/Spring Session 1  January 19th – March 12th  
  • Winter/Spring Session 2  March 22nd – May 14th

Orientation and Registration: SPRING 2021

New students and returning students who have not participated since May 2020, are required to come to a four-day orientation program before enrolling in classes. Morning and evening orientation options are available. Morning orientation runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Evening orientation runs from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. In response to the Covid outbreak, orientation will be offered online during these times.  In orientation, you will learn more about the program expectations and structure, and you will take a Math and English test that will help to determine which classes to take. You will also have the opportunity to meet with an adviser and plan your individual course of study.

To receive details on the online orientation, you must submit an online application. Session 1 is full and we are no longer accepting applications.  please submit an application for Spring 2021 session 2 which begins on March 22nd.  Apply here: Fill out an application online.

New Students: submit an online application to receive information on orientation.  BE SURE TO ATTEND ALL 4 days OF ORIENTATION TO SECURE YOUR REGISTRATION IN THE PROGRAM

  • Spring Orientation for Session 1 January 11 – 14 is full!
  • Spring Orientation for Session 2 March 22nd – 25th

Returning Students:  if you are a returning student from summer or fall 2020, please contact an ACE advisor to be enrolled in classes.

Kristen Krell – kristen.krell@sfcc.edu
Edward Ashmead – edward.ashmead@sfcc.edu
Sutapa Chatterjee sutapa.chatterjee@sfcc.edu

For information about classes and enrollment call 505-428-1356.