Lakenheath

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

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

Contact Information

Location

  • Base: RAF Lakenheath
  • Education Center: Lakenheath Education Center
  • Building: 948, Room 108

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri, 0800-1800
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: 314-226-3195/3724
Civilian: +44-(0)1638-52-3195
Email: advisinguk-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)

Nicole Bennett

Nicole Chavarria Bennett, MBA

Academic Advisor

Andrea Gentile

Andrea Gentile, MsC

Academic Advisor

Computer Labs

The UMGC-sponsored computer lab has 15 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 from Mon-Thu, 0800-2030 and Fri, 0800-1630 when classes are in session. During the break between classes, the lab is accessible Mon-Thu, 0800-1700 and Fri, 0800-1630.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the Lakenheath Education Center in Building 948, Room 108.

Upon entering Gate One and passing through the inspection point, please maintain a straight orientation as you pass through two traffic circles (take the second exit in the traffic circles). When you see a Burger King, make a left turn, and then an immediate right turn into a parking lot. The building to the left is Building 946 (Security Forces Dormitory). The building facing the dormitory (to the right) is Building 948. The first floor of the building is the education wing.

Upon entering Gate Two make a left hand turn onto base. Continue straight (second exit) through the next two traffic circles. At the third traffic circle, make a right (third exit). Make a right at the next road and then an immediate right into a parking lot. The building to the left is Building 946 (Security Forces Dormitory). The building facing the dormitory (to the right) is Building 948. The first floor of the building is the education wing. 

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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: Lakenheath Education Center
  • Building: 948, Room 211

Hours of Operation

Mon-Thu, 0800-1700
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 (The 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month do not require reservations)
Wednesday 1330
Thursday 0930

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 0900 (The 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month do not require reservations)
Wednesday 1330
Thursday 0930

How to Register

Schedule a testing time with your local NTC through the NTC reservation system

Pre-registration is now required.

  • https://tcnet1.prometric.com/Login.aspx?ibt=424310895&ClientNameSingleSite=dsst    
  • DSST Lakenheath Site Code: 7230
  • UMGC Score Code: 9357
  • CCAF Score Code: 7992

Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE Testing Schedule

DAY HOURS
Tuesday (The 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month) 0900

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

HOURS
Schedule exam by e-mailing ntclakenheath-europe@umgc.edu
 

ASE (Automotive Service Excellence Certification)

ASE Testing Schedule

DAY HOURS
Tuesday (The 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month) 0900

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 exam by emailing ntclakenheath-europe@umgc.edu

Proctored Exams

Proctored Exams Testing Schedule

Contact your NTC to check scheduling availability