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									Pierce College
9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood WA 98498-6228
       Info 253-964-6521
       Fax 253-912-3640

Contact Information
Agnes B. Steward

Testing Fees
The GED test costs $75 is non-refundable. Individual tests or retakes are $15.

Registration Procedures
Sign-Up for Testing: The testing center is open Monday through Friday 8:00 AM until
5:00 PM. GED testing is offered at Puyallup by appointment only and at Fort Steilacoom
on a walk-in basis. The GED testing schedule is available online
(http://www.pierce.ctc.edu/testing/ged/) or you can call for specific times and dates. Call
253-840-8343 to make an appointment in Puyallup.
Pre-registration and payment is required before any GED testing is allowed. Pay $75 at
the cashier's window. Take your receipt and the following documents to the Testing
Center to register for the GED. Bring verification of identity and residence:
 Photo identification: Washington state drivers license, Washington state ID, military
    ID, passport, or other form of government issued identification. Your ID must verify
    name, address, date of birth, signature and have a photograph.
 If your photo identification does not include your address, verification of Washington
    residency can be met by any official document that includes your name and address
    (i.e. utility bill, voter registration, rental agreement, etc.)
Bring verification of Social Security Number – Social Security card, military ID card,
health insurance card, W-2, tax forms, or any other official form indicating your social
security number can serve as verification.
Complete a Demographic Information Form and Verification to Test Form at the Testing
Center and schedule your testing dates. You will need at least 30 minutes to complete the
required documents.

Directions http://www.pierce.ctc.edu/whereis/index.php3
Campus Map:
Testing Center Location: Pierce College-Puyallup-Administrative Building—building
with flag pole.
Coming from I–5 (North or South):
Take the Puyallup exit #127 to Hwy 512.
Continue east on 512 to the Eatonville exit.
Exit to the right and merge one lane to the left.
After the first traffic light, continue crossing into the left lanes of traffic.
After the second light, make your way into one of two left turn lanes.
Turn left (east) at the third light – 37th Ave.
37th curves and turns into 39th. The entrance to the college is on the left, at the stoplight
at the crest of the hill.
Coming from Auburn, Kent, Eastern Washington:
Take Hwy 167 south to Hwy 512, Puyallup/Olympia exit.
Continue on 512 approximately 5 miles to Hwy 161 south, South Hill/Eatonville exit.
After you exit on the right, turn left.
After the second traffic light begin merging into the left lanes of traffic.
After the third light, make your way into one of two left turn lanes.
Turn left (east) at the fourth light – 37th Ave.
37th curves and turns into 39th. The entrance to the college is on the left, at the stoplight
at the crest of the hill.

Testing Center Location: Pierce College-Ft. Steilacoom-Cascade Building, Room 300—
building with flag pole
From I-5 - Gravelly Lake exit
Follow I-5 to Gravelly Lake Exit 124. (Note: There are directional signs to the college)
From north-bound I-5: turn left and go over the freeway. From south-bound I-5: turn
At the second light (island with large "Welcome to Lakewood" sign), go left onto
Gravelly Lake Drive.
At the second light, turn left on Washington Blvd. (Note: Washington Blvd. will turn into
Military Road).
At the third light, turn right on 112th St. S. W.
Take the first left (one-half block) onto Farwest Drive.
Continue on Farwest Drive until you see Pierce College on the right.
From I-5 - 72nd St exit
Follow I-5 to 72nd Street Exit 129
Turn right onto 74th; proceed on 74th, crossing South Tacoma Way and Lakewood
74th turns into Custer Road and crosses Bridgeport Way; stay in the right lane.
Turn right on 88th St. S.W. which after two or three blocks becomes Steilacoom Blvd.
Proceed on Steilacoom past the Oakbrook shopping malls, the light at 83rd Avenue and
the Western State Hospital complex.
Turn left at the light on Farwest Drive (the street is called Farwest on the left, Sentinel on
the right).
Drive up the hill and enter the campus on your left at the main entrance by the reader
board sign.

Other Information http://www.pierce.ctc.edu/ged/
GED Test Preparation Classes: The GED Prep classes prepare students to take the GED
Test. Whole group structured classes are held in Writing, Mathematics, and GED
Reading. Most employers recognize the GED certificate as being equivalent to a high
school diploma. Individuals who have obtained a GED certificate meet the educational
eligibility requirement for federal financial aid.
Contact information: Fort Steilacoom (253) 964-6657, Puyallup (253) 840-8463

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