The Adult Literacy department at Harford Community College announces upcoming advising dates for students seeking to improve their reading and writing skills, prepare for their GED, or improve their English as a Second Language skills.

Advising sessions for adult basic education and GED preparation are designed to assist students in selecting the right academic program for them. Students must be at least 18 years old and not possess a high school diploma. Advising sessions for spring classes are available at HCC's campus at 1:30 PM and 6 PM on Tuesday, November 17; Wednesday, November 18; Tuesday, December 15; Wednesday, December 16; Tuesday, January 5; and Wednesday, January 6. Visit for more information. Registration is required; contact Beth Johnson at 443-412-2616 or

For those looking to improve their English as a Second Language skills, advising sessions for spring classes are available at HCC's campus at 1 PM, 3:30 PM and 6 PM on Monday, November 16; Monday, December 14 and Thursday, January 7. Registration is required. To register, contact Chelsea Reeder at 443-412-2152 or The student must be a foreign-born adult at least 18 years of age and not an F1 or J1 visa holder or currently enrolled in high school. Visit for more information.

Please note that all advising sessions are subject to cancellation if conditions related to the coronavirus pandemic dictate. All advising session attendees must complete a health screening questionnaire and temperature check prior to their session. They must also follow social distancing protocols and wear a mask. Anyone who is feeling sick is asked to remain home and reschedule their advising session. Email with questions.