Baumholder offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students.

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at Baumholder, Germany.

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic and the safety measures needed to safely serve our students, we are open for appointments only at our on-site locations. To make an appointment, please follow this link: 



  • Base: Baumholder
  • Education Center: Iron Works Education Center
  • Building: 8332

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri, 0800-1630
Closed 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, 0800-1630
DSN: 314-531-3185
Civilian: +49-(0)6783-901-6999

Social Work Advising

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

Your Advisor(s)

Michele Bigos, BS

Senior Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Genesis Neely, BA

Senior Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Monica Philipp
Monica Philipp, BA

Master Traveling Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Teran Jones, BA

Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Matthew Mackey, MFA

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

The UMGC-sponsored computer lab has 11 computers available for student use. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. The computer lab is available Mon-Thurs, 0800-2100, and Fri, 0800-1700.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the Iron Works Education Center in Building 8332.

To find our location, please take Autobahn 62, exit Freisen/Baumholder. This exit merges onto another road; stay on this road for about eight miles. When you come to a sign marked Baumholder, make a right turn. Stay on this road and you will pass Baumholder High School on the left side of the road and an Aral and ESSO gas station on the right side of this road. At the first traffic light turn left; follow this road until the next traffic light, and go straight through the traffic light. Keep going straight until you reach the front gate of the Smith Barracks.

After you pass through the entrance/checkpoint on Smith Barracks, you will come to a traffic circle. Take the second right in the traffic circle (maintaining a straight orientation) and follow that road until you come to another traffic circle. Take the third exit (left orientation). Follow that road until you pass the chapel on your left. You will come to a sign on the left side of the road stating Iron Works. The Iron Works Education Center in Building 8332 is a one story, white building. Parking is available in front of the building.

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