Adult Education and Literacy


Odessa College's Adult Education and Literacy Program is the perfect place for adult learners seeking to enhance their career prospects, language proficiency, and life skills. Our catalog features an extensive range of free courses that are regularly updated and tailored to meet the ever-evolving needs of our community with year-round registration.

We offer three primary programs: English as a Second Language (ESL), High School Equivalency (HSE/GED) preparation, and Integrated Education and Training (IET). Regardless of your objectives, our program is designed to assist you in achieving your goals, whether it is improving your language skills, earning your HSE diploma, advancing your career prospects, or getting a kick start on your education. With our unwavering support, we are confident that you can accomplish what you set out to achieve.

Class/Program Information

  • The program offers GED/ESL courses at no cost.
  • IET's (Integrated Education and Training) may be funded through a scholarship grant from the program.
  • Interactive course materials are provided for virtual classroom use.
  • Classes are conveniently available during the day, afternoon, and evening hours at multiple locations such as Andrews, Kermit, Odessa, and Pecos.
  • Additional locations will continue to emerge as demand changes.
  • The Career Navigator will assist students in identifying and planning individual career plans.

GED (Locations: Odessa, Pecos, Andrews, Kermit)

ESL (Locations: Odessa, Pecos, Andrews, Crane, Monahans)

Click here to view the AEL Academic Calendar for the important dates such as semester start dates, baseline testing dates, and orientations. PDF   

Begin your registration here:

Click Here to Register for AEL courses at Odessa College


  1. Create OneFlow account
  2. Verify account (email in spam inbox) and login to complete profile
  3. Upload needed documents based on age
  4. Register under events tab for Baseline Exam
  5. Register under events tab for Orientation
  6. Begin classes

FAQ GED English
FAQ GED Spanish

FAQ ESL English
FAQ ESL Spanish

23-24 Calendar
23-24 Extension Calendar


Contact the Adult Basic Education office for additional information.

Phone: (432) 335-6380
Email: AELInfo
Office: 201 W. University - Wrangler Student Express in Saulsbury Student Center - Odessa, TX 79764

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