Coast Guard Station Portsmouth
Coast Guard Station Portsmouth offers services for prospective and current students on a limited schedule.
University of Maryland University College offers limited services at Coast Guard Station Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Virginia.
About Coast Guard Station Portsmouth
4000 Coast Guard Boulevard
Barracks/Galley Building, 1st Floor, Education Service Officers' Room
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Hours of Operation
Fourth Wednesday of the month:
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Please call to confirm hours on holidays and during university breaks.
Offered at This Location
- Services on a Limited Schedule
Coast Guard Station Portsmouth At a Glance
The site is located on a military installation. Learn more about how UMUC specializes in serving military and veteran students.
Services at Coast Guard Station Portsmouth
Our friendly, knowledgeable staff are available to help you find the right academic program to meet your career goals, estimate your transfer credits and time to graduation, find ways to finance your education that fit your budget, apply for admission, and register for classes.
Walk-ins are welcome, or you can make an appointment for advising services at this location.
UMUC's online library is available 24/7 to students around the globe. Most printed materials can be mailed for free to students in the continental United States, or you can request electronic delivery for journal articles and book chapters. To access research databases and the library catalog or view tutorials on how to conduct research, visit the UMUC Library.
Getting Here and Parking
Enter the base on Coast Guard Avenue. Keep right at the fork (which then becomes a one-way street). The name of the road is John Allen Midgett Street. After several blocks, take a left onto Joshua James Avenue and continue on for several blocks. At Michael A. Healy Street, turn left. Turn right at the first street. This will take you into the parking lot of the Barracks/Galley Building. The building will be right in front of you.
Parking TipsParking is available in front of the building.
Access to Coast Guard Station Portsmouth
If you do not have a military ID, please report to the installation's Pass Office or Visitor Center. You may be asked to provide a copy of your license, registration, and insurance. Your vehicle could be subject to a brief inspection.
For security purposes, civilian students may be required to complete a Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act release form—also known as a FERPA waiver—when receiving base access for the first time. This form gives permission for UMUC to provide information about you to the military.
UMUC is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. UMUC at Quantico, Corporate Center, 525 Corporate Drive #101, Stafford, VA 22554.