The BUENO HEP High School Equivalency program at Otero Junior College will begin a new term on Jan. 9, 2017.

The BUENO HEP High School Equivalency program at Otero Junior College will begin a new term on Jan. 9, 2017.

Class times for the new term will be Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon with tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Accommodations for people who are working during those hours can often be made. Those interested in completing a High School Equivalency (formerly GED) should visit the BUENO HEP offices in the OJC Humanities Center Room 131, complete a brief registration form or update an existing one, and complete the four pretests. Bring a photo ID when registering.

The BUENO HEP program is funded by a federal grant. Instruction and materials are provided for anyone wishing to complete the HSE. For those who qualify, the cost of the tests are also covered.

 Normal hours for BUENO HEP resumed Jan. 3, 2017: Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.;  Friday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information, call the BUENO HEP office at 384-6848.

Otero Junior College’s mission is to provide quality higher education that is accessible, transforms lives, expands employment opportunities, enriches our communities, promotes individual and global cultural diversity, and fosters economic development.