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Geilenkirchen

Explore hybrid courses, advising, and student services at the UMGC Europe location at Geilenkirchen.

 
 
Building 104
Room 3
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Tue
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 1:00 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, 0800-1630
DSN: 314-458-6106
Civilian: +49-(0)2451-64510, +49-(0)2451-632247
Email: advisingbenelux-europe@umgc.edu

Social Work Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri, 0900-1600
Civilian: +49-(0)631-5600-1737
Email: socialwork-europe@umgc.edu

Your Advisor(s)

Peter Pederson

Peter Pederson, MPhil

Senior Academic Adviso

advisor-lin-sao

Lin Sao, MA

Academic Advisor

Computer Labs

The nearest UMGC-sponsored computer lab is at the AFNORTH Education Center, about 20 minutes away from Geilenkirchen Airbase. The center provides 12 computers and a laser printer for student use. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as a word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the Geilenkirchen Education Center in Building 89, Room 3.

To find our location please follow the A4/A76 Expressway to the Netherlands (direction Heerlen). From the A4/A76 take the "Nuth / Brunssum" exit, then proceed through two traffic lights to "Akerstraat." Make a right turn onto "Akerstraat." Remain on the Akerstraat. You will pass an Esso gas station and then you will come to a traffic circle. Take the third exit in the traffic circle. Go straight on this street through two more traffic lights, and then pass the traffic circle in front of HQ AFNORTH. You will come to a sign reading "Geilenkirchen." Make a left at this sign. Stay on this priority road until you get to the second traffic circle where you will take the second exit toward Geilenkirchen. Then take an immediate left, again toward Geilenkirchen, and continue straight until you get to a "T " intersection. At the "T" intersection turn left. You will stay on this road until you arrive at the front gate of the Geilenkirchen Airbase. The education center is a few blocks up the road in front of Dresdener Bank and directly next to the elementary school. There is parking available in front of Building 89.

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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 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.

Location

  • Education Center: USAF Education Center Bldg. 84
  • Building: 104

Hours of Operation

Varied days from 1000-1200, 1300-1500. Contact the NTC coordinator to schedule an appointment. 

Closed NATO 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.

Additional Information

CLEP

CLEP Testing Schedule

DAY HOURS
Monday By appointment only, please contact us
Tuesday By appointment only, please contact us
Wednesday By appointment only, please contact us
Thursday By appointment only, please contact us
Friday By appointment only, please contact us

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
Monday By appointment only, please contact us
Tuesday By appointment only, please contact us
Wednesday By appointment only, please contact us
Thursday By appointment only, please contact us
Friday By appointment only, please contact us

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
Monday By appointment only, please contact us
Tuesday By appointment only, please contact us
Wednesday By appointment only, please contact us
Thursday By appointment only, please contact us
Friday By appointment only, please contact us

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.

Public Speaking

Public Speaking Testing Schedule

DAY HOURS
Monday Part 1 0830,1330; Part 2 by appointment
Wednesday Part 1 0830,1330; Part 2 by appointment
Thursday Part 1 0830,1330; Part 2 by appointment
Friday Part 1 0830,1330; Part 2 by appointment

How to Register

Schedule Part 1 testing time with your local NTC through the NTC reservation system. Schedule Part 2 at testing center upon successful completion of Part 1.

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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