Aviano

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

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic and the safety measures needed to safely serve our students, we are now only open virtually. To visit us in our virtual office, please visit the link below: https://umuc.zoom.us/j/94183809986.
The Aviano NTC is closed until 8 April due to current COVID regulations. You can make appointments from this date but please be aware that the opening date can change if the COVID measures change.

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

Contact Information

  • DSN: 314-632-5365, 314-632-5351
  • Civilian: +39-0434-30-5365, +39-0434-30-5351
  • Email: aviano-europe@umgc.edu

Location

  • 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

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: 314-632-5365, 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

Ricky Lucas, MBA

Senior Academic Advisor

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.

Get Directions to Aviano

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: Aviano Education and Training Center
  • Building: Area 1, Building 147, Room 16

Hours of Operation

The Aviano NTC is closed until 8 April due to current COVID regulations. You can make appointments from this date but please be aware that the opening date can change if the COVID measures change.

Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 0800-1630
Closed U.S. holidays

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
Tuesday 0900, 1400
Thursday 0900, 1400
Friday 0900, 1400

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 here.

DSST

DSST Testing Schedule

DAY HOURS
Tuesday 0900, 1400
Thursday 0900, 1400
Friday 0900, 1400

How to Register

Schedule a testing time with your local NTC here. 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 0830-1230 - For longer tests, please contact us for accommodation.
Thursday 0830-1230 - For longer tests, please contact us for accommodation.

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
Tuesday 0900, 1400 (part 1); Live speeches (part 2) by appointment
Thursday 0900, 1400 (part 1); Live speeches (part 2) by appointment
Friday 0900, 1400 (part 1); Live speeches (part 2) by appointment

How to Register

Schedule Part 1 testing time with your local NTC here. 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.