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Newcomers - Education Services

Bldg: 1051
Phone: DSN 782-5148 or Comm 063-470-5148
Hours: Mon-Thur 0830-1630 & Fri 0830-1530

A year assignment to Kunsan will go by rapidly. Put your time to good use and explore the educational opportunities available to you. Come by the education center located in building 1051 for assistance with your educational needs, both voluntary education and professional military education.

Under a PACOM contract the University of Maryland, have offices on Kunsan and located within the education center. These schools offer you the opportunity to meet some or all of your undergraduate course needs via the traditional classroom, online, and hybrid (mixed in class and online) formats.

Onsite course offerings are geared to those members needing to satisfy outstanding Community College of the Air Force requirements. The Kunsan schools calendar features five 8-week terms and each term there are course offerings that either satisfy a CCAF requirement or serve as a prerequisite for the English or math requirement.

Depending on faculty availability, there are occasional course offerings that can be used as CCAF program electives. If you are beyond CCAF, associate, bachelors, and masters courses from any regional or nationally accredited college or university are available online providing for continued study and easy transition when PCSing to your next duty station. That is the beauty of online education; it goes where you go as long as you have internet connectivity. For assistance see the contact information below:



University of Maryland, University College (UMUC)
Mon-Fri: 0800-1700
Registration Week: 0800-1700
DSN: 782-4758
Comm: 063-470-4758
E-mail: Kunsan@asia.umuc.edu

Information you can use:

College credit by examination via CLEP and DSST: The first attempt at any one of these subject tests taken for college credit is at no cost to active duty members. Tests are administered by the UMUC computer lab in its function as a national test center. To register for and schedule a test, go to the NTC website at https://www.asia.umgc.edu/ntc/kunsan-ab-korea. Study guides for tests can be found at the base library or visit the AF Virtual Education Center and click the link "study guides" found under the column labeled "Information." A list of available tests and applicability to CCAF is attached.

Update your records: Make sure you keep your education records up to date. Start by making your information is correct in the AF Virtual Education Center. Once you log into AFVEC, head to the column labeled "Self Service Options." First click the link "My Personal Data" and make any required updates. Next scroll down the same column to "My Account" and update your profile. Make sure that Kunsan shows in the box "Education Center." Make any other updates needed and you are done.

Education level updates: For Enlisted members wanting to send transcripts to CCAF, request the college/university send the transcript directly to CCAF at: CCAF/DESS, 100 South Turner Blvd, Maxwell-Gunter AFB, AL 36114-3011. To have completed degrees posted to your military record, submit an official copy of your transcript showing the degree awarded to the education center. For officers wanting to update their personnel record to reflect academic achievement, send transcripts to: AFIT Academic Coding Branch, 2950 Hobson Way, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7765 or e-mail afit.coding@afit.edu with questions.

 

For more Education Center information, click here.

 

Current as of April 14, 2021