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Department of the Air Force
596 Fourth Street
Holloman AFB, NM 88330
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.
The Education Services Center offers a variety of educational services to Team Holloman members. The center has a broad academic offering for adults interested in furthering their education.
The Holloman Education services include counseling for: higher education, MilTA, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), AF COOL, credit-by-exams ( Clep/DSST testing), GI Bill, SkillBridge and more.
To develop resilient airmen through off-duty educational opportunities allowing them to cultivate personal and professional knowledge and prepare for leadership roles.
COUNSELING includes voluntary off-duty education programs such as: CCAF, Bachelor and Master's degrees, Tuition Assistance, GI Bill, the SkillBridge Program, and more.
MILITARY TESING conducted include, CDC, PME, WAPS, AFOQT, AFCT, DLPT-Languages, DLAB, TBAS, TAPAS & EDPT.
CREDIT BY EXAM: CLEP/DSST-National Testing Center host Academic Institution is University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC)
Contact via email at email@example.com or by phone at DSN & Com 5755723971
All active duty members are eligible for Air Force tuition assistance. Other financial aid is available through the Veterans Administration, Pell grants and The Air Force Aid Society. The center provides a full range of services and operates a testing facility for the administration of college credit exams and national placement of certification tests (CLEP, SAT, ACT, NTE, GRE, GMAT, DSST, etc.) You can contact the Education Center at 5755723971. Spouses and adult family members are welcome.
Active Duty Military Tuition Assistance (MilTA) & Rules (ref: AFI 36-2670 Ch. 6) Provide Financial Assistance to service members for voluntary off-duty education programs in support of professional and personal self-development goals.
Funding requests must fall within the TA application window of 45 calendar days prior to, and no later than 7 calendar days before, the term start date. Any TA not "supervisor" approved by prescribed start dates will be auto-deleted and notification sent to prospective student. No more than 124 semester hours (186 quarter hours) for a bachelor's degree and 42 SH (70 OH) for a graduate degree will be funded by MilTA. A successful course completion is defines as a final grade of "C" or higher for undergraduate courses, and "B" or higher for graduate courses ("Pass" for "Pass/Fail"). Reimbursement is initiated when grades of "D" or "F" in undergraduate courses, and "C","D" or "F" in graduate courses are reported.
There is a mandatory requirement to maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 ("C" average) or above for undergraduate, and 3.0 ("B" average) for graduate level. Grades must be reported within 90days after term end date or the Central TA Office will initiate reimbursement actions for missing grades (from tern end date) via CMS. Once reimbursement actions begin, they cannot be stopped or refunded. Please understand that when signing your MilTA Form 1227, you are authorizing funds to be withdrawn from military pay for unsatisfactory grades not completing courses or missing grades. Most recent "changes" to MilTA program:
Supervisors are required to approve all Military TA requests MilTA will automatically be denied for Airmen with UIFs, failed PT tests, referral EPR/OPRs or on a Control Roster Foreign language courses are only approved as part of a degree or if on the approved shortage list MilTA cannot be used for multiple degrees at the same level. In addition to eligibility changes, there have been multiple administrative changes in how Airmen will apply for MilTA and manage their academic goals. Supervisors will also be notified when airmen have incurred a MilTA debt for unsatisfactory completion of their course(s).
$4500 FY max ( does not add up or roll over to next FY) $250 per credit hour / $166.66 Quarter hour College Fees not covered by MilTA - These include: Application, books, and fees not reimbursed after drop date Pre-requisites for commissioning and GE-max 12 credits 124 credits for bachelors, 42 credits for masters 2.0 GPA for bachelors calculated after 6 semester hours Officers incur a 2- year ADSC based on tern END date.
College courses are available on base in a variety of academic disciplines. These courses and programs may lead to associate's, bachelor's or master's degrees. The following institutions are represented: