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September 22 - Classic Car Show @ Northwest Campus

September 23 - Film Screening with Curtis Chin

September 23 - College Night at the Western Campus

September 24 - LRC Informational Sessions: Microsoft Word Basics @ Downtown Campus

September 25 - All About the Arts - The American Songbook

September 26 - Community Concert

September 26 - Global Conversations: Yxta Maya Murray

September 27 - Breast Cancer Awareness

September 27 - Family Safety Fair and Open House

September 27 - Live Burn Training

September 30 - 2014 Chancellor's Banquet with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

October 7 - Annual College Night

October 9 - All About the Arts - RJ Spangler's Kansas City Six

October 11 - Health and Wealth Expo

October 14 - LRC Informational Sessions: Microsoft Word Basics @ Eastern Campus

October 16 - All About the Arts - Downtown Detroit's Magnificent Movie Palaces

October 22 - LRC Informational Sessions: Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Oct/Nov - LRC Informational Sessions: Preparing and Writing an A+ Research Paper

October 24 - Global Conversations with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

October 25 - 4th Annual Halloween Family Fun Day

October 30 - All About the Arts - Canvas Detroit

Nov. 3 to Dec. 6 - Registration For GED Orientation

November 7 - Red Green Show

Nov 25 - Dec 7 - Fall Student Art Exhibits

UM-Flint WCCCD Campus Visits 2014


Adult Education Program

Mission: The Adult Basic Education Program at Wayne County Community College District is a free comprehensive program whose mission is to enhance the educational, cultural and economic development of the community by providing a full range of quality educational courses and services.

Eligibility: Students must be 18 years of age or older to qualify for enrollment in the Adult Education Program at WCCCD. The program provides instruction for students to improve their basic literacy skills in preparation for the completion of their GED. 

The ABE/Adult education student uses the college admission application as the applications for enrollment. This allows the student to begin to become a part of WCCCD setting.

Student ID
All students receive a Wayne County Community College District Student ID. The ID allows them to have access to the computer labs, learning resource centers, career planning and placement offices, campus parking and tutorial labs.

Orientation: All students wishing to enroll in the Adult Basic Education Program must complete an orientation which take about three (3) hours. Students receive information on the programs’ policies and procedures and take a campus tour. They also complete the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) Exam in preparation for appropriate class placement and an individual Learning Plan which provides directions for students to complete the program.

Class Selection : Students are assisted in selecting courses that best fit their individual Learning Plan. The program curriculum includes: Math, Science, Reading, Social Studies, Language Arts and Career and Personal Development.

Career Planning: Through Career Exploration students are acquainted with the demands of the world of work. Instructors and advisors and the staff in the Office of Career Planning and Placement provide instruction in resume writing, interview techniques job search and dressing for success.

Tutoring: Tutorial services are available for students enrolled in the adult education program.

Location of classes:

Downriver Campus
21000 North line Road
Taylor Michigan 48180
Classes are held Monday -Thursday from 9:30a.m. - 1:30p.m.

Northwest Campus
8200 West Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48219
Classes are held Monday -Thursday from 9:30a.m. - 1:30p.m. & 5:00p.m.- 9:00p.m.

Eastern Campus
5901 Conner
Detroit, MI 48213
Classes are held Monday - Thursday from 9:30a.m. - 1:30p.m. & 5:00p.m.- 9:00p.m.

Little Rock Urban Institute
8801 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
Monday - Thursday from 9:30a.m to 1:30p.m.

Graduation: A graduation ceremony is held once a year. Graduates are honored in a cap and gown ceremony. Certificates of completion are presented to the students who have successfully passed the GED exam. Certificates of achievement are presented to those students who have passed a part of the GED exam.

GED Testing Sites

The staff assists students with finding the most economical place(s) to take the GED Exam. We assist the student with registering for the test and provide an introductory letter to take to the testing site.

College Setting
The college campus setting allows the students to walk the halls with other students who are in college. Having to walk through the door to attend classes reduces the fear of what a college setting is like.

District Contact: 313-496-2634
Mr. Brian Singleton, Vice Chancellor of Student Services
Ms. Ilanda Robertson, Secretary

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