Testing at CEI

The testing center at the college of Eastern Idaho offers a wide range of tests. If you don't find the test you are looking contact the testing center at testing.center@cei.edu or (208) 525-7026 and we will work towards making sure CEI can offer the test.

NOTE: It is recommended to check-in fifteen minutes before the starting time of the test. Late arrivals may not be admitted for testing, depending on the computers available at the time of arrival.


GED Testing

If you are uncertain whether you have the level of skill needed to successfully complete the GED tests, CEI offers free preparation classes in the College & Career Readiness Center (CCR). For more information call (208) 535-5386 or visit our College & Career Readiness Center (CCR) page.

How to schedule a GED

  1. Complete the GED registration requirements at www.ged.com.
  2. If under 18 complete the GED Age Waiver and return to CCR, John E. Christofferson (Blg 3) room 345 for approval.
  3. Schedule your test. All scheduling is done through www.ged.com or by calling 1-877-392-6433
    • Payment is made during the scheduling process. The cost for all four tests is $120 ($30 per test) and must be paid with a debit or credit card.
  4. Be sure to review your receipt via email with details of test time, test center address, identification requirements, etc.
  5. Required when arriving for testing
    • A current, valid form of identification (i.e. Driver’s license, State identification, Passport or Military identification). Identification name must match the registration name.
  6. Arrive for the scheduled testing appointment
    • If you do not show for your testing appointment, you must reschedule with www.ged.com to test at a future date; prior payment will be forfeited.
  7. Students who pass the GED will be notified via email with links to download electronic versions and instructions for ordering paper copies.

Additional Questions

For additional questions about GED testing, contact the testing center at (208) 535-5438 or email, testing.center@cei.edu.

Consumer Advisory: Please be advised that the Idaho GED® Certificate can be neither earned nor obtained via the Internet or through correspondence programs.

General Education Development

The Tests of General Educational Development (GED Tests)--developed by the General Educational Development Testing Service http://www.gedtestingservice.com/ged-testing-service of the American Council on Education (GED Testing Service)--require extensive preparation and the demonstration of a high level of high school knowledge and academic skills. The GED Tests are administered in Idaho only at Official GED Testing Centers under the direction of the Idaho Department of Education, Office of Adult Education. Any other high school equivalency certificate not issued by the Idaho Department of Education or another jurisdictional GED testing authority may be of dubious value and may not be accepted by employers, colleges and universities, or the military.

GED® and GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education® and may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education.

Testing Center
Sessions Building 1
Room 25 (lower level)
(208) 535-5438
Fax (208) 525-7026

Testing Center Hours
Mon - Fri: 8am - 8pm
Sat: 9am - 3pm
Sun: Closed