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Manama

Manama offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students at UMGC Europe.

 

Note: Location is approximate

Building: 100, Room 29
Manama, Bahrain
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Sun
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Advising

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, 0800-1700 CET
DSN: 318-439-9094
Civilian: +973-1785-9094
Email: advisingdownrange-europe@umgc.edu

Your Advisor(s)

Michele Knoll, MCP, MA

Academic Advisor

Bonnie Bayless, MS

Academic Advisor

Computer Labs

The UMGC-sponsored computer lab has eight computers available for student use. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. The lab is accessible for exams and other student use and is available Sun-Thu, 0800-1200 and 1300-1700, or upon request.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the education center in Building 100. To find our location, please park off base wherever space is available. After passing through the inspection area on the Naval Support Activity (NSA) installation, walk straight to the first main road and then turn right. Building 100 will be the second large building on your left. The UMGC office is located in room 29 on the ground floor.

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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 vary by location and may include College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), Pearson VUE, and Excelsior College exams. See details below for tests offered at this site.

Location

  • Base: NSA Bahrain

  • Education Center: Navy College Bahrain

  • Building: 100, Room 32A

Hours of Operation

Tuesday, 0800-1200
Sunday, 0800-1200
Closed all U.S. holidays

Contact Information

Available Tests and Testing Hours

Who is Eligible?

Examinations are available to DANTES-funded active duty military servicemembers and eligible civilian employees and, on a space available basis, to all other examinees who have a U.S. military ID card.

Please note: Eligible civilians will incur a fee for testing. Additionally, if you are active duty military or civilian and not currently enrolled with UMGC, you can have your online internet-based exams officially proctored for a $35 fee. You can pay for exam fees by credit or debit card.

CLEP

CLEP Testing Schedule

CLEP Testing Schedule
DAY HOURS
Sunday 0800-1200; last check-in at 1030, testing concludes at 1200  
Tuesday 0800-1200; last check-in at 1030, testing concludes at 1200

How to Register

CLEP registration is a two-part process:

  1. Create an account, register for an exam, and receive a voucher registration ticket with CLEP College Board. Candidates must bring the corresponding CLEP registration ticket on the day of testing.

    Note: Active duty/reserve military members only will check a box that states they are eligible for DANTES-funded exams during the registration process.
    By selecting this and providing the necessary information, the exam total will be $0.00 when you confirm the order at the end of the registration process. If eligible DANTES-funded exam candidates do not select this box during the registration process, it will associate a fee with the exam.

  2. Schedule an appointment by calling or emailing your local NTC or through the NTC reservation system.
  3. For Camp Arifjan testers: schedule an appointment through the reservation system (Bookings).

DSST

DSST Testing Schedule

DAY HOURS
Sunday 0800-1200; last check-in at 1030, testing concludes at 1200
Tuesday 0800-1200; last check-in at 1030, testing concludes at 1200

How to Register

Schedule an appointment by calling or emailing your local NTC or through the NTC reservation system. No pre-registration with DSST is required; an account can be created on the day of testing.

Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE Testing Schedule

DAY HOURS
Sunday 0800-1200; last check-in at 1030, testing concludes at 1200
Tuesday 0800-1200; last check-in at 1030, testing concludes at 1200

How to Register

  1. Go to Pearson VUE military communities.
  2. Select Schedule an exam at a military test center under military communities on the right-hand side.
  3. Select the exam you wish to take from the list of choices provided.
  4. Register and create an account.
  5. To schedule an exam with a DoD site, select the button MILITARY COMMUNITY looking for on-base test centers, please click here.
  6. In the State/Province box provided, select Armed Forces, Europe & Other from the drop-down menu, click search, and select your desired DoD location to schedule an exam.
  7. For information regarding your specific exam, please contact Pearson VUE directly.

Proctored Exams

Proctored Exams Testing Schedule

Contact your NTC to check scheduling availability

How to Register

Contact your local NTC coordinator.

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