Student Services at Fort Myer

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers services at the education center in Fort Myer, Virginia. We support UMUC students taking classes online or at our other locations. Fort Myer is a military installation. Please call this location to receive information on base access.


Directions and Parking

Visitors must enter through Hatfield Gate, located off of 2nd Street. Directions to Hatfield Gate are available on Google Maps.

Visitors can use the following directions to reach the Fort Myer education office, through Hatfield Gate:

  • Take I-395 toward Exit 8A.
  • Take VA-27/Washington Boulevard and take the Fort Myer exit to the Hatfield Gate.
  • Proceed through the checkpoint onto Carpenter Road.
  • Turn left onto McNair Road, left onto Gorgas Street, and then right onto Sheridan Avenue.

The Fort Myer Education Center is in Building 417 at 239 Sheridan Avenue. The UMUC office is located in room 215. Call 703-527-4952 for more information.

Placement Testing

This location offers placement tests for writing and math courses by appointment only to military servicemembers and the civilian community with base access. Placement and proctoring services are available by appointment through the Fort Myer education center. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Security and Access

Visitors may access this installation by providing a copy of their license, registration, and insurance and could be subject to a brief vehicle inspection. All visitors must enter through Hatfield Gate, located off of 2nd Street.

Non-DoD visitors are not permitted to request their own base access through the base security office. They must be sponsored in order to have a base access pass. Non-DoD ID holders are permitted to access the base without a pass by going through the vehicle search lanes and providing a copy of their valid driver's license.

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Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
8 a.m.–4 p.m.