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Academics at River Parishes Community College

River Parishes Community College, Academic Affairs, includes all technical and transfer credit programs, library services, and college-wide institutional effectiveness. Academic Affairs supports the mission of RPCC through providing leadership, quality service, and instruction that leads to technical certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees for transfer or the workforce.

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RPCC WRU HiSET Prep Classes

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Do you want to take the HiSET (formerly GED®) in Louisiana? You can enroll in RPCC’s WorkReady U/Adult Education program. We can help you in gaining your high school equivalency.

Instructors offer small group and one-on-one instruction.   Students work at their own pace with the aid of the staff who assist students in building academic skills and developing test-taking strategies.

How to Enroll

  1. Visit one of the RPCC Adult Education programs or enroll online through this form  (outside link).
  2.  Call one of the centers to schedule an enrollment/orientation appointment.
  3. Create an account in Xenegrade, register for the appropriate WRU location, and Pay $25.00 for the classes through Xenegrade .  Payment may also be made by visiting the Business Office at the Gonzales, Reserve, or Westside campus to pay the $25.00 fee with cash, check, or money order. Students wishing to enroll in St. Charles or St. James can visit one of the campuses listed if they would prefer to pay in person. Students may have the $25 fee waived by filling out the appropriate paperwork.


What to bring to the center for enrollment:

  • ID like driver’s license, state ID, or passport
  • Form of payment (see above)


If you are 16 or 17 years old, please call or email the program for additional information.


Locations/Hours of Operation – 


925 W. Edenborne Parkway, Gonzales

Phone:  (225) 743-8672 or (225) 743-8669

Monday – Thursday  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Night classes: Monday – Thursday 5 – 8 p. m.



25250 Tenant Road, Plaquemine

Phone: (225) 687-5500

Tuesday &  Thursday  8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 5 -7  p.m.



181 Regala Park Road, Reserve

Phone:  (985) 536-4418 Ext. 4264 or Ext. 4265

Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 4 – 8 p.m.

Friday 8 a.m. – noon


St. Charles/ABC campus

101 Riverbend Drive, St. Rose

(225) 571-0643

Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 1:30  p.m.


St. James/Human Capital Center

1410 Buddy Whitney Street, Lutcher

(225) 461-7842

Tuesday & Friday 9 a.m. – noon

Monday & Wednesday 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.



For additional information, please contact Bonnie Kern at


WorkReady U Adult Education Scholarships