Aviano offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students.

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at Aviano, Italy.

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic and the safety measures needed to safely serve our students, we are open virtually and also on-site. You can meet with us virtually any time, but we strongly encourage you to make an appointment to meet with a program coordinator on-site at the education center. To make an appointment, please follow this link: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/UMGCAviano@umgc.edu/bookings/ 



  • Base: Aviano Air Base
  • Education Center: Aviano Education and Training Center
  • Building: Area 1, Building 147, Room 1

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, 0800-1700
DSN: 314-632-5365, 314-632-5351
Civilian: +39-0434-30-5365, +39-0434-30-5351
Email: advisingaviano-europe@umgc.edu

Social Work Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri, 0900-1600
Civilian: +49-(0)631-534-80315
Email: socialwork-europe@umgc.edu

Your Advisor(s)

Ricky Lucas, MBA

Senior 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, contact the test administrator at this location.

Computer Labs

The UMGC-sponsored computer lab has 19 computers available for student use, when not in use by the National Test Center (NTC). The NTC closes the computer lab when testing is in progress and opens the computer lab for student walk-ins weekdays, from 1030-1300 and from 1530-1700, when testing has finished. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as a word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. The computers are located in the education center in Room 25.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the the Aviano Education Center in Building 147, Room 1.

To find our location, please drive on base to Area 1. Once you have entered Area 1, continue straight through the gate. Take the first right turn. Follow the road as it curves until you reach the back of the shopette and a parking lot. The education center is on the north side of the parking lot in Building 147.

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