Al Dhafra

Al Dhafra offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students.

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at Al Dhafra, United Arab Emirates.



  • Base: Al Dhafra
  • Education Center: Al Dhafra Education Center
  • Building: 2754

Hours of Operation

Mon-Sun, 0800-2000
Open U.S. holidays

Contact Information

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, 0800-1700 CET
DSN: 318-484-6661

Social Work Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri, 0900-1600
Civilian: +49-(0)631-534-80315

Your Advisor(s)

Genesis Neely, BA

Senior Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Monica Philipp
Monica Philipp, BA

Master Traveling Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Testing Services

UMGC also offers National Test Center (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

UMGC does not provide a computer lab at this location, however computer access is available through the Morale Center, which is located in the rear of the LRC (Learning Resource Center), Building 30. Check with the Morale Center for specifics on computer time limits.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office can be found in the rear of Shooter's recreational facility, Building 9.

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