Rota

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

March 2020 - Due to the current coronavirus situation and the closure of the education center, all of our usual services have moved to a remote virtual office. National Test Center testing will not be available in this virtual environment, but testing advice will be available.

Join the UMGC team in our remote office using Zoom at: https://umuc.zoom.us/j/158361499

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at Rota, Spain.

Contact Information

  • DSN: 314-727-2917
  • Civilian: +34-(0)956-82-2917
  • Fax: DSN 314-727-1950, CIV +34-(0)956-82-1950
  • Email: rota-europe@umgc.edu

Location

  • Base: Naval Station Rota Spain
  • Education Center: Rota Education Center
  • Building: 3293

Hours of Operation

Mon-Thu, 0800-2000
Friday, 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, 0800-1630
DSN: 314-727-2917
Civilian: +34-(0)956-82-2917
Email: advisingnavy-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)

Katja Alexis

Katja Alexis, BA

Academic Advisor

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Riina Kirss-Walters, MAEd

Riina Kirss-Walters

Senior Academic Advisor

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Computer Labs

The UMGC-sponsored computer lab has 12 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 accessible Mon-Fri, 0900-1700.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the the Navy College in Building 3293.

When driving from the main gate, take the first exit to the right after Pizza Villa Restaurant or first right at the first traffic circle onto "Flor Street." Turn left after the hospital onto Ave. IV. Take the second exit at the traffic circle, staying on Ave. IV. Take a left at the first street, onto "Dalmau Del Pino Street." Approximately 100 meters down the street on the left is Building 3293. Navy College and UMGC are on the second floor.

Get Directions to Rota

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: Rota Education Center
  • Building: 3293

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri, 0900-1700
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 1000, 1300
Thursday 1000, 1300

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
Tuesday 1000, 1300
Thursday 1000, 1300

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
Wednesday 1000-1400

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.

 

Proctored Exams

Proctored Exams Testing Schedule

Contact your NTC to check scheduling availability

How to Register

Contact your local NTC coordinator.