Learn about student services offered at the Brussels location for UMGC Europe.

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at SHAPE, Belgium.

Contact Information

  • DSN: 314-597-7431
  • Civilian: +32-(0)65-75-7431
  • Fax: DSN 314-423-5552, CIV +32-(0)6544-5552
  • Email:


  • Education Center: USAG BENELUX Brussels Education Center
  • Building: 4, 2nd floor, Room 308

Hours of Operation

Please contact the SHAPE office

Additional Information

Get Directions to Brussels

Route description and parking

Upcoming On-Site Events

Thank you for your interest. We currently have no events in this location scheduled at this time. See the full list of upcoming webinars and events.


Emphasizing a personal approach to education, the UMGC academic advising staff is always available to assist you in developing a personalized plan of study. Request a Fast Plan and meet the advising team.

Contact us to set an appointment with your academic advisor.

UMGC Academic Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri 0800-1630
DSN: 314-423-5173
Civilian: +32-(0)65-44-5173

Social Work Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri, 0900-1600
Civilian: +49-(0)631-5600-1737

Your Advisor(s)

Kate Randolph, BA

Kate Randolph, BA

Academic Advisor

Krystina Burzdak

Krystina Burzdak, MEd

Academic Advisor

Testing Services

UMGC offers National Test Centers (NTC) featuring exams and certifications in a wide variety of subject areas, on-site support, easy scheduling, and the benefit of instant score results. Available exams include College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), Pearson VUE, and Excelsior College exams. If you are interested in earning credit or certifications through testing services, find a National Test Center near you.

Computer Labs

The UMGC-sponsored computer lab has several computers available for student use. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as a word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. The computer is accessible from Mon-Fri, 0800-1200, as needed.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the Brussels Education Center in Building 4, 2nd floor, Room 308.

From Germany, take Autobahn 62 north toward Trier. Watch for the road signs for Luxembourg and follow them. This will put you onto the German Federal Highway 51 toward Bitburg. Highway 51 becomes the A48 toward Luxembourg. As you near Luxembourg City merge onto the A-4/E411 toward Brussels. About halfway to Namur, the E25 Autobahn will split off into the A-4/E411 in the direction of Bastogne and Liege. Stay on the E411 Namur/Brussels until you come to the junction of the E411 with the E42. Maintain a straight orientation on the A4/E411. Keep driving straight on until you come to the Ring Ost (RO), then drive toward Brussels and Zaventem (the airport of Brussels). Continue driving straight on the Ring Road until you see the intersection of the Ring with the A3/E340. Follow the signs Brussels/Leuven (Louvain) and drive toward Brussels. Merge onto the A3/E340 and you will see the first exit, "Kraainem-Woluwe" (exit 20). Take the exit 20 turn left at the end of the ramp. Go up a hill to a traffic light. Once on post at gate one, there is an option to park underground or on a platform. Select the underground parking option. elect the underground parking option. Take the elevator from the parking garage up to the third floor. Exit the elevator and turn left. Walk across the walkway toward Building 4.

Get Directions to Brussels