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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2014
 
New GED® Verification, Transcript and Diploma Request Procedures in effect
 
WELDON, N.C. – Effective in early June, the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) High School Equivalency (HSE) office no longer accepts requests for copies of GED® transcripts, verifications or diplomas for the year 2002-14. GED Credentialing™ will fulfill all requests for individuals who earned a GED® diploma in North Carolina during that time.

2014 Test Completers
When students pass the 2014 test, GED Testing Service emails students their electronic diploma and transcript free of charge. The 2014 tester has the option of ordering a professionally printed North Carolina GED® diploma which is also free of charge. Duplicate transcript and diploma requests will cost $15. Students log onto their MyGED.com account for subsequent requests and may forward their electronic transcripts to prospective employers, colleges or universities if they desire. Most requests will be fulfilled within a span of two hours to three days.

2002-13 Test Completers
Test takers will need to sign in to GED Credentialing™ http://www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/gedrequest-a-transcript to securely order duplicate transcripts, verifications or diplomas. GED Credentialing™ will email the transcript/diploma which then may be forwarded to prospective employers, colleges or universities. Users will be charged $15 for each digital or paper copy of an official GED® transcript, verification or copy of an official North Carolina GED® diploma. Most requests will be fulfilled within a span of two hours to three days.

1942-2001 Test Completers NCCCS will continue to fulfill requests for the years 1942-2001 at no charge. Go to http://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/Basic_Skills/ged.htm to download request forms. Note that this link may be updated in the near future. For more information, contact Melissa Lentz at lentzm@nccommunitycolleges.edu or call 919-807-7137, or Karen O’Neal at onealk@nccommunitycolleges.edu or call 919-807-7138.

Graduates who completed the GED® at Halifax Community College (HCC) may also contact HCC Director of Literacy Tamba O. Thompson at 252-536-7235, Therman Taylor at 252-536-6362, Tiffany Hale at 252-536-6342, Brenda Cousins at 252-536-7240 or George Holley at 252-536-6395.
 
Halifax Community College’s Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
 
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239