Aberdeen Proving Ground

Classes and Services

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers classes and student services on Aberdeen Proving Ground in Harford County, Maryland. The site is located on a military installation and serves the local military, as well as civilian students. Please call this location for information about base access. In some instances, a FERPA waiver form may be required.


Directions and Parking

Military and government ID card holders can take I-95 to Exit 85 (Route 22 East). Route 22 leads to the post gate. UMUC's Harford County Information Office is located at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Building 4305, Room 210.

From Route 40, take 715 East to the post gate and visitors center. Follow Maryland Boulevard to Susquehanna Avenue, and turn right. The UMUC APG Office is located in Building 4305, the Janet Barr Soldier Support Center. Enter through the front doors, and go to the second floor, Room 210.


Advisors are available Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 410-272-8269 or 301-621-9882 for an appointment.

Computer Labs

UMUC military students have access to computer labs located on Aberdeen Proving Ground. Call 410-272-8269 or 301-621-9882 for information on the hours and availability of computing facilities.

Library Services

Librarians are available via e-mail, chat, phone and instant message. For more information and to access the online catalog, more than 125 research databases and view tutorials on how to conduct research, please visit the UMUC library online.

Placement Testing

Members of the military and the civilian community with base access may take placement tests at this location for writing and math courses. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Security and Access

Visitor's must show valid U.S. driver's license and vehicle registration at Visitor's Center to gain access to the base.

Due to recent conditions of heightened security, civilian students taking UMUC classes on military bases may be required to complete a waiver in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act permitting UMUC to provide personal information (such as Social Security Number, address, and telephone number) to the military administration. You may find the FERPA waiver form online.




Monday through Friday,
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.