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AEL Orientation Schedule

Jefferson College offers flexible scheduling options. We offer orientations at 2 locations, Hillsboro and Arnold. Please note that attendance is required for the entire orientation. 

Orientation Requirements:

  • Eligible High School Equivalency (HiSET - formerly GED) participants should be at least 17 years of age and not enrolled in a public school.
  • Orientation is REQUIRED before attending Jefferson College AEL classes.
  • There are usually 2 orientations to choose from each month. Students MUST ATTEND AND BE PRESENT THE ENTIRE ORIENTATION TIME to meet the criteria of orientation. After orientation is complete, students may choose which Jefferson College AEL location to begin classes. 
  • A valid picture I.D., Missouri State I.D. or Missouri Driver's License IS REQUIRED for Testing and Orientation.
  • Bring something to eat and drink or money for vending, as lunch/snacks will not be provided. 
  • Call (636) 481-3437 or (636) 797-3000, ext. 3437 to register for orientation.  

Hillsboro Campus Orientation Sessions:

DATE WEEKDAY TIME LOCATION
August 11, 2022 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. TC 305
September 6, 2022 Tuesday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. TC 305
October 11, 2022 Tuesday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. TC 305
November 3, 2022 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. TC 305
January 12, 2023 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. TC 305
February 9, 2023 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. TC 305
March 9, 2023 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. TC 305
April 6, 2023 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. TC 305

Technology Center Building (TC) (View Hillsboro Campus map)
TESTING CENTER is located adjacent to the Library.
*Dates and times are subject to change.

Hillsboro Campus Information:

Arnold Campus Orientation Sessions:

DATE WEEKDAY TIME LOCATION
August 11, 2022 Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Room 301
September 8, 2022 Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Room 202
October 11, 2022 Tuesday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Room 202
November 3, 2022 Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Room TBD
January 12, 2023 Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Room TBD
February 9, 2023 Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Room TBD
March 9, 2023 Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Room TBD
April 6, 2023 Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Room TBD

Room 310 (Third Floor) = Testing Center (Click here for building floor plan)
*Dates and times are subject to change.

Arnold Campus Information:

  • Address: 1687 Missouri State Rd., Arnold, MO 63010
  • Directions from I-270: Take I-55 south to Highway 141 (exit 191). Go right on Highway 141 to second stoplight (Astra Way). Turn left at Astra Way to stop sign and follow the roundabout onto the campus of the Jefferson County Library and the Arnold Recreation Center. Follow the winding road past the Library and Recreation Center, continuing to the right past the stop sign, around to the College at the top of the hill.

Northwest Library Orientation Sessions: Students must attend an orientation at another site.

Please attend an orientation at Hillsboro or Arnold. No orientations will be held at the Northwest site.

Jefferson County Library Northwest Branch in High Ridge
5680 Missouri PP, High Ridge, MO  63049
*Cross Streets: Near the intersection of Missouri PP and High Ridge Blvd


Class Schedules (Subject to change)

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
9 AM - 12 PM

HSE - HILLSBORO &                HIGH RIDGE

HSE - ARNOLD

         HSE - HILLSBORO &                     HIGH RIDGE

HSE - ARNOLD CLOSED

ELL - ARNOLD

ELL - ARNOLD

12 PM - 3 PM

HSE - HILLSBORO &               HIGH RIDGE  

HSE - ARNOLD

       HSE - HILLSBORO &                           HIGH RIDGE        

HSE - ARNOLD CLOSED

ELL - ARNOLD

ELL - ARNOLD

5 PM - 8 PM

HSE - HIGH RIDGE

HSE - ARNOLD

        HSE - HILLSBORO &                     HIGH RIDGE

CLOSED CLOSED

ELL - ARNOLD

CLOSED

CLOSED CLOSED

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