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AEL Orientation Schedule

Jefferson College offers flexible scheduling options at 3 locations, including Hillsboro, Arnold and High Ridge. 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: Hillsboro Campus, Arnold Campus, or Jefferson County Library Northwest Branch (High Ridge). Due to COVID the Northwest location is temporarily closed until further notice.
  • 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
January 7, 2021 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. CTE 174
February 11, 2021 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. CTE 174
March 4, 2021 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. CTE 174
April 8, 2021 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. CTE 174
May 6, 2021 (restricted) Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. CTE 174
August 5, 2021 Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. CTE 174

Career and Technical Education Building (CTE) (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
January 7, 2021 Thursday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Room 301
February 11, 2021 Thursday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Room 301
March 4, 2021 Thursday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Room 301
April 8, 2021 Thursday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Room 301
May 6, 2021 (restricted) Thursday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Room 301
August 5, 2021 Thursday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Room 301

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: Temporarily Closed until further notice.

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

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