Alconbury

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

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at Alconbury, United Kingdom.

Contact Information

  • DSN: 314-268-3686
  • Civilian: +44-(0)1480-843686
  • Fax: DSN 314-268-3894, CIV +44-(0)1480-823894
  • Email: alconbury-europe@umgc.edu

Location

  • Base: RAF Alconbury
  • Education Center: Alconbury Education Center
  • Building: 678

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: 314-268-3686
Civilian: +44-(0)1480-843686
Email: advisinguk-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)

Nicole Bennett

Nicole Chavarria Bennett

Academic Advisor

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Andrea Gentile

Andrea Gentile, MsC

Academic Advisor

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Computer Labs

The UMGC-sponsored computer lab has eight computers available for student use. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as a word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. The computers are located in an education office on RAF Alconbury. The lab is open Mon-Fri, 0800-1700.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the Alconbury Education Center in Building 678.

To find our location, once you have entered the post and passed through the inspection area, drive straight on Texas Avenue, the priority road. Continue straight until you see the base chapel on the right. Turn right on this road (Arizona Avenue) and continue straight past the bowling alley (on right). After passing the bowling alley, turn right into the next parking lot. The base library will be right in front of you. The education center is behind the library. 

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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: Alconbury Education Center
  • Building: 678

Hours of Operation

Tuesday & Thursday, 1030-1230
Wednesday, 1000-1400
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 1030
Thursday 1230

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 1030
Thursday 1230

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.