Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Services and Classes

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers student services at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (NMMC) in Bethesda. This site is on a military installation. Please call this location to receive information on base access. In some instances, a FERPA waiver form may be required.

Services

Directions and Parking

Take the Beltway (I-495) to Exit 34 South (Route 355, Wisconsin Avenue) toward Bethesda and Washington, D.C. Use the main hospital entrance across from the Medical Center Metro Stop on Wisconsin Avenue. Follow South Wood Road to Palmer Road South, turn right. Travel past Main Hospital Entrance/Building 10, and turn left onto Brown Drive. Travel past the parking garages and at the stop sign, turn right on Taylor Road.  The UMUC office is in Building 17, Room 2205. Parking is limited to patients, staff, and contractors.  To park at Bethesda, a parking hang tag is required.  It is suggested visitors use the Metro to the Medical Center Station.  For more information, please visit the base web site.

Advising

Scheduled advising appointments are available during office hours. Call 301-654-1377 to schedule an appointment.

Testing Services

This location offers the following types of testing services for members of the military and the civilian community with base access:

  • Placement testing for writing and math courses on a walk-in basis.
  • Proctoring services for non-UMUC students.

Please call to schedule an appointment.

Library Services

A library service area is available at the Academic Center at Largo. Librarians are also available via e-mail, chat, phone and instant message. Materials from any University System of Maryland library can be delivered to you at the Academic Center at Largo. Call 240-684-2020 or 800-888-UMUC (8682), option 3, ext. 2020 to learn more. 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.

Security and Civilian Waiver

If you do not have a military ID, call 301-621-9882 or 410-551-0431 for information on base entry. 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 (FERPA) permitting UMUC to provide personal information (i.e., Social Security number, address, and telephone number) to the military administration. You may find the FERPA waiver form online.

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Phone

301-654-1377

Hours

  • Monday-Thursday,
    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Friday,
    8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Academics