Adult Learning Center

Students on campusWelcome to the Adult Learning Center located on the Bedford Campus of Middlesex Community College. Established in 1995, the Adult Learning Center offers a free program for adult learners who live in Massachusetts.

The Adult Learning Center:

  • Assists students in improving basic academic skills, attaining English proficiency, and preparing for the High School Equivalency and/or College Placement Tests
  • Provides instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies, and basic computing/digital literacy
  • Recognizes and respects the diversity of our students
  • Provides students with individual attention in small classes
  • Provides a supportive and non-threatening learning environment
  • Encourages continued education and career advancement

NEW Waltham Program: The ALC is excited to announce a new evening satellite program to be offered in Waltham starting this Fall. More information about this program will come soon but feel free to contact us if you are interested in enrolling or have any questions.

Want more information?
Please visit our Program Information page and let us know if you have any questions.

Interested in enrolling?
Our next semester will start in September. To receive information about the program and the registration process, please send your name and contact information including mailing address to Allison Norton, Program Coordinator, at or call (781) 280-3662.

Considering college? The Adult Learning Center is also the home of Middlesex Community College's Links program. Links is a program designed for students who are ready to make the transition to college but would benefit from smaller class sizes, individualized support, and the opportunity to earn free college credits. Visit the Links Program page for more information.

The Adult Learning Center and Links program are funded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education.

Last Modified: 6/12/18