Urbana Adult Education Center

Listing Last Update: September 17, 2020


211 N Race St
Urbana, IL 61801-2627

Primary Contact

Shawna Scherer

(217) 384-3530


Educational services

  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To become a U.S. citizen

Instruction Type

  • In-person
  • Online

Program Overview

Thank you for your interest in the Urbana Adult Education Center (UAEC)!

At the UAEC, we proudly offer FREE high school diploma program, Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA), and English as a Second Language courses to persons ages 18 years and older. We are proud of the unique educational and career opportunities our programs offer and strive to meet the individual needs of each and every student, at their own pace. We invite you to read through the various pages of the website to learn more about our programs and courses offered. Classes are funded through federal and state grants, with help from local sources such as The United Way of Champaign County.

Anyone 18 years or older who is not enrolled in a regular school program in Urbana, Champaign, or in neighboring communities may enroll. You may begin at any time and continue until you have reached your educational goals. Daytime and evening classes are available Fall and Spring semesters. These classes are FREE! The Urbana Adult Education Center is located in downtown Urbana within two blocks of the Courthouse MTD Bus Stop. Go to our website and click on Register to begin the registration process..

High School Diploma classes are open to those who are 18and over. Students who are 18 and over may work on a high school diploma classes, Students who are younger than 18 working on a diploma may earn credits.

Feel free to contact us with any questions at (217) 384-3530 or by email at uae@usd116.org.

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30