Classes and Services
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers undergraduate classes at the Fort Detrick, Detrick Center for Training and Education Excellence (DCTEE). This site is located on a military installation. Please call this location to receive information on base access (301-619-2854). In some instances, a FERPA waiver form may be required.
When searching the schedule of classes, be sure to sort by location:
- Fort Detrick (DETR) & Frederick (FRED) - On-site
- Fort Detrick (DETR-HY) & Frederick (FRED-HY) - Online Hybrid
Directions to Fort Detrick
From 270 North, take Route 15 toward Gettysburg. Take the 7th Street exit and make a right at the end of the exit. Follow about 1/2 mile to the entrance of Fort Detrick.
From Baltimore, Maryland: Take Interstate 695 to Interstate 70 West. In Frederick, take Exit 53, Route 15 North. Follow Route 15 North to the 7th Street exit. Turn right on 7th Street, then follow four blocks to Fort Detrick's main gate.
From Washington, D.C.: Take Interstate 495 North to Interstate 270 (Exit 38) toward Rockville. At Frederick, Interstate 270 ends and joins Route 15 North. Follow Route 15 North to the 7th Street exit. Turn right on 7th Street, then follow four blocks to Fort Detrick's main gate.
For more information, see Fort Detrick's Web site.
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University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers student advising services at Fort Detrick to support students taking classes online, at Fort Detrick or at other UMUC locations.
A UMUC advisor is available on Fort Detrick at the District Center for Training and Education Excellence (Building 1520), once a month on the third Thursday of the month. Please call 301-619-2854 to make an appointment.
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.
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.
The Detrick Center for Training and Education Excellence (DCTEE) is located within Fort Detrick, a U.S. Army base. Security procedures are strictly enforced. Due to recent conditions of heightened security, all visitors to Fort Detrick must:
Enter through the main gate, which is located on 7th Street.
Present two photo IDs (e.g., driver's license, NIH ID, passport).
Expect that your vehicle will be searched, including the trunk and any boxes, bags or other items.
Students do not have to sign in as a visitor. Students and faculty should visit the classroom prior to the first class to plan proper timing.