Adult Education & Literacy

Hawkeye Community College Van. G. Miller Adult Learning Center

English Language Learning

  • The English Language Learning (ELL) program offers classes for adult immigrants and refugees during the fall semester and spring semester; each semester is 16 weeks.

  • The seven-level English Language Learning program, ranging from pre-literacy to advanced, provides instruction on life skills, college and career readiness, citizenship, employability skills, financial literacy, family literacy, and digital literacy. Our classes integrate all skills, including reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, and grammar.

High School Completion Program

  • The High School Completion program (formerly the GED program) offers free courses designed to help you to earn a high school equivalency diploma and become prepared for college and the workplace. Whether you’ve recently left school or have been out of class for years, our program works with students of all levels and ages to advance their education and accomplish their academic and professional goals.

  • Classes focus on building the skills necessary for success on the equivalency exam, which includes reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, and science.

University of Northern Iowa Center for Urban Education - UNI-CUE

Continuing Education Courses

  • Continuing education classes are offered at the UNI-CUE weekly, Monday through Thursday, during the academic year, providing easy access to university credit courses.

  • Continuing Education courses continue to be expanded and offered during the fall and spring semesters at a time convenient for most nontraditional students.

Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)

  • The goal of the Educational Opportunity Center program is to provide education related counseling, advice and support to adults that are interested in exploring and pursuing post-secondary education, short-term training or high school completion. Counselors assist with exploring career and training options, college admissions, financial aid, resolving defaulted student loans and making connections with community resources. All services are free for eligible participants. Give us a call today to see how we can help 319-247-4774!