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United States Army
7460 Colorado Ave.
Fort Polk, LA 71459
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.
Adult education is alive and well on Fort Polk. In addition to all the college classes offered, there are many other services available to assist the adult student in continuing their education. English-as-a-Second Language classes level 1 - 4 are offered weekly through Army Community Services. There are also many classes made available to family members, free of charge, through the Army Continuing Education Service (ACES).For more information contact the ACES personnel, Mon - Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Building 660, Colorado Ave, 337-531-7238.
Fort Polk offers a higher education opportunity for everyone, with programs ranging from technical college to master's degrees. Four colleges/universities offer classes at the Education Center on South Fort Polk. The Education Center offers services through the Army Learning Center (ALC), Central Michigan College (CMC), Central Texas College (CTC), Louisiana State University (LSU), Upper Iowa University and Northwestern State University (NSA). ACES Counselors as well as the Testing Center are housed with in the Education Center. For more information, you may contact the Education Center, 7460 Colorado Ave., Building 660, Mon-Thurs 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., phone(s): 337-531-7238, DSN 312-863-7238.