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Citizenship Classes

Adult Education is offering Citizenship classes sponsored by The WORD ESL and GRCC. The classes are available for anyone preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Exam.

Citizenship class includes a six-week study for citizenship, plus a Citizenship Clinic.

Citizenship Class Requirements

Those ready for the citizenship exam must:

  • Have a permanent residence card (green card) for five years or married to a U.S. citizen for 3 years.
  • Be able to speak, read, and write in Advance ESL level 3 (CASAS testing).
  • Must attend an orientation to gather information.

What do I need for classes?

The Word ESL will provide the instructors, textbooks, printed materials, and consultants to guide the students through the process of filling out the N-400 forms. GRCC will provide the network for class enrollment, classroom space, and building support on Saturdays.

Where are the Citizenship Classes?

Grand Rapids Community College Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC (622 Godfrey SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503)

When are Citizenship Classes offered?

Fall and winter semesters.


$20 deposit and a $5 assessment fee

Enrollment process

  • Contact Adult Education (616) 234-3172 to be placed in the list
  • Register for an Citizenship Orientation.
  • Must take CASAS pre-tests and pay $5 non-refundable, testing fee.

Next Citizenship Orientations

Winter Semester: January 2020


Questions? Call (616) 234-3172.

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