are available 24/7 through your installation Family Advocacy Program.
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
If you’ve ever considered taking your education a step further, you should look to your installation for more information and assistance. They can help you decide if receiving an advanced degree is right for you, tell you which local colleges and classes are offered and find out if you’re eligible for tuition assistance. The Voluntary Education Center, or Installation Education Center, is available to help you put together a plan to advance your education.
Military spouses can also choose to engage with an education and career coach through the DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program, or SECO. These coaches can assist them in exploring multiple tools, resources and information to reach their educational goals. To contact a career coach call 800-342-9647 or visit https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil.
DLA McNamara HQC does not offer continuing education programs; however, the Fort Belvoir Barden Education Center, located at 9625 Belvoir Road, Bldg. 1017, provides programs ranging from basic skills training through graduate level studies. Some of the services available include: education/career counseling, tuition assistance, MOS evaluations, testing services, and courses in remedial reading, writing, and mathematics. Specific programs offered include: Read to Lead Program, AFCT Test Taking Strategies Course, General Equivalency Diploma (GED), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), General and Subject Exams, College Admission Testing, SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, Certification Exams, PRAXIS PPST (Core and Subject), Army Personnel Testing, and DLPT. A self-paced, computer based, self-instruction system for learning about computers is offered as well as DLI Language tapes, Computer-Based Instruction/Tutorials, CLEP Review, Video Programs.
The library offers correspondence courses, Army Regulations, Field Manuals, and DA Circulars and Pamphlets. Contact the Education Center for additional information.
Fort Belvoir Barden Education Center, located at 9625 Belvoir Rd., Building 1017, is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The hours of operation for the Learning Center are Monday through Friday 10:00am to 3:00pm, and 6:00pm to 9:00pm. For assistance contact the receptionist at 703-805-9267 or 703-805-9264.
For information on tuition assistance, contact the Fort Belvoir Barden Education Center at 703-805-9264. For information on a tuition assistance automation program that will pay Soldiers' tuition costs, visit the GoArmy website.
Associate degrees programs are offered on post in computer information systems, general studies, business management, administration of justice, and office systems technology.
Baccalaureate degree programs are offered in business management, information systems management, and external college degrees on Fort Belvoir.
Graduate degrees programs are offered on post in general administration, human resource administration, information resource management, public administration, and education.
Colleges/Universities on Fort Belvoir
Northern Virginia Community College
University of Maryland University College
Central Michigan University
Old Dominion University
Transition Assistance Program - Retirement Services
DLA personnel should contact military personnel at 571-767-5353 or civilian personnel at 571-767-0510 or DSN 392-767-0510-5353.