Adult Learning Center

WELCOME to the Adult Learning Center located on the Bedford Campus of Middlesex Community College. The Adult Learning Center offers FREE non-credit Adult Basic Education classes to students preparing for high school equivalency testing, preparing to attend college or job training, or obtaining employment.

High School Equivalency tests, including HiSet and GED, are FREE for all Massachusetts residents.

ALC Students

Our spring semester classes are FULL. Please fill out the ALC CONTACT FORM to be notified when registration opens in JULY for our fall 2024 semester.

To fill out the ALC CONTACT FORM, please click HERE 
Class information:
  • Our current semester began on January 8 and continues until the end of May.
  • Our next semester begins in September 2024.
  • Classes are FREE!
  • DAY PROGRAM classes for are a combination of online and in-person sessions and are held from 9am-12:30pm on Tuesdays (In Person), Wednesdays and Thursdays (Online).
  • EVENING PROGRAM classes are held ONLINE ONLY on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6pm-9pm.
  • Semesters are September-December and January-May.
Students will need:ALC Class
  • to be a resident of Massachusetts
  • a computer with a keyboard, speaker, microphone, and camera
  • reliable access to the internet
  • to attend and participate in live class sessions
  • time to complete homework outside of class
  • Please fill out the CONTACT FORM at the link HERE
  • You will need to take a Reading AND Math Placement Test before beginning classes at the ALC. 
  • If you have questions, please email the Adult Learning Center or call 781-280-3662.
  • Joy DeHaan and Amy O'Halloran, Program Coordinators, are here to assist and advise students. 
Please Note:while many of our students enroll to improve their English skills as part of their academic and career goals, we are NOT an ESOL program. 

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Are you interested in High School Equivalency?  We have classes to help you prepare. For additional information about High School Equivalency, visit HSE Testing Info.

For those considering college, the Adult Learning Center is also the home of Middlesex Community College's Links Program. Please visit the Links Program page, email Program Coordinator, Karen Spengler, or call 781-280-3654.

Joy and Amy Contact us at the Adult Learning Center:
Joy DeHaan, Program Coordinator at 781-280-3662 
Amy O'Halloran, Program Coordinator at 781-280-3668

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

Last Modified: 4/23/24