University of Maryland University College offers classes and full services at Fort Bliss in Fort Bliss, Texas.

About Fort Bliss

Address

Student Services

Building 641, Taylor Road

Fort Bliss, TX 79916

Hours of Operation

Monday:

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tuesday:

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Wednesday:

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Thursday:

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Friday:

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Offered at This Location

  • Undergraduate Hybrid Classes
  • Full Services
  • Test Center

Fort Bliss At a Glance

  • Military Location
  • On-Site Classes
  • Advising
  • Test Center
  • Placement Testing

Military Location

The site is located on a military installation and is only open to military servicemembers, their dependents, and civilian employees working on base. Learn more about how UMUC specializes in serving military students.

On-Site Classes at Fort Bliss

Hybrid classes for bachelor's degrees are offered at this location. See the schedule of classes to browse available classes for the next term.

Browse hybrid undergraduate classes at Fort Bliss.

Services at Fort Bliss

Advising

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.

Test Center

At the National Test Center, you can take exams to demonstrate what you know and fast-track your degree. Learn more about credit by exam.

CLEP DSST Pearson VUE Proctored Exams

CLEP

Our test center offers computer-based College Level Examination Program, or CLEP, exams. CLEP study guides are available at most bookstores or you can order online through the College Board. The UMUC code number is 5804. You must enter this number on your exam material if you want your score sent to UMUC.

DSST

The nationally recognized DSST program, formerly known as DANTES Subject Standardized Tests, allows you to earn college credits for learning acquired outside the traditional classroom. The UMUC code number is 9357. You must enter this number on your exam material if you want your score sent to UMUC. The Principles of Public Speaking exam is available by appointment only by contacting your location or e-mailing e-mailing Exams and Testing.

Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE testing includes academic, government, health, IT certifications, professional certifications and licensure exams, such as ASMC, Cisco, CompTIA, DSS, Excelsior, GMAT, ISC2, NREMT, PTCB, and much more. We also offer Pearson VUE Computerized GED Exams. The Pearson VUE exam is available by appointment only.

Proctored Exams

Proctored exams are available for students transferring from UMUC Europe or UMUC Asia.

Test Center Exam Times

Schedule

Monday:

8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m.

Tuesday:

8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m.

Wednesday:

8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m.

Thursday:

8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m.

Friday:

8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m.

Placement Testing

Online placement tests for writing and math are offered at this location by appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome. These tests are free for new UMUC students. Learn more about placement testing.

Online Library

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

Directions

From Airway Boulevard, enter through Buffalo Soldier Road/Buffalo Soldier Gate. Continue on Buffalo Soldier Road. Turn Right onto JEB Stuart Road for 1.9 miles. Turn Left onto Taylor Road. Building 641 and UMUC office will be on the Right. Call 915-238-6399 or 915-218-4021 for more information.

Access to Fort Bliss

 

If you do not have a military ID, please contact the base for information on entry.

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.