Vilseck

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

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.

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

Contact Information

Location

  • Base: Rose Barracks
  • Education Center: Army Education Center
  • Building: 223, Room 2.6

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri, 0800-1700
Closed U.S. holidays

Additional 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.

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
DSN: 314-476-2462
Civilian:  +49-(0)9662-3302799
Email: advisingeastgermany-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)

Peter Pederson

Peter Pederson

Senior Academic Advisor

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Chadrhyn Pedraza

Chadrhyn Pedraza

Academic Advisor

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Computer Labs

The UMGC-sponsored computer lab has ten computers available for student use. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as a word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. The computer lab is located in Room 2.9 and accessible Mon-Fri, 0800-2030. Closed on weekends and U.S. holidays.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located on Rose Barracks, in the Vilseck Education Center in Building 223, Room 2.6.

To find our location, please take Autobahn 6 (A6) toward Amberg until you reach the exit for German Federal Highway 299/Amberg-West. Continue straight on Highway 299 for about five kilometers, through the town of Amberg. Outside the town of Amberg, you will come to a fork in the road and a sign indicating Vilseck. Make a left turn at the sign toward Vilseck. Continue straight on that road until you reach the front gate of Rose Barracks. Once you pass through the main gate and inspection area on post, continue driving straight until you reach Artillary Road. Turn right on to turn Artillery Road. At the 519th ARTY, or Building 221, make a left turn (this will be the fourth turn option available). The Education Center is located on the right side of the road in Building 223 on the second 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

  • Education Center: Army Education Center
  • Building: 223

Hours of Operation

M/W/F Testing available at 0900 and 1300
T/Th Testing available at 1200 and 1500

Testing by appointment. Please contact NTC Vilseck before scheduling an exam.

Contact Information

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.

Available Tests and Testing Hours

CLEP

CLEP Testing Schedule

DAY HOURS
Monday 0830, 1330, 1700 * (appointment only, please use reservation system)
Wednesday 0830, 1330, 1700 * (appointment only, please use reservation system)
Thursday 0830, 1330
Friday 0830, 1330

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 with your local NTC through the NTC reservation system.

 

DSST

DSST Testing Schedule

DAY HOURS
Monday 0830, 1330, 1700 * (appointment only, please use reservation system)
Wednesday 0830, 1330, 1700 * (appointment only, please use reservation system)
Thursday 0830, 1330
Friday 0830, 1330

How to Register

Schedule a testing time with your local NTC 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
Tuesday 0830-1330

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. 

 

ASE (Automotive Service Excellence Certification)

ASE Testing Schedule

DAY HOURS
Monday 0830, 1330 by appointment directly with the NTC coordinator
Wednesday 0830, 1330 by appointment directly with the NTC coordinator
Thursday 0830, 1330 by appointment directly with the NTC coordinator

How to Register

ASE registration is a two-part process:

  1. Create an account, register for an exam, and receive a voucher registration ticket with ASE. Candidates must bring the corresponding ASE registration ticket on the day of testing.
  2. Schedule an appointment with your local NTC through the NTC reservation system.

 

Proctored Exams

Proctored Exams Testing Schedule

Contact your NTC to check scheduling availability

How to Register

Contact your local NTC coordinator.