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United States Air Force
Education Services - Lackland AFB
1550 Wurtsmith Street
Bldg 5725, Suite 5
Lackland AFB, TX 78236
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.
JBSA Fort Sam Houston
The Education Center offers professional educational counseling, testing, learning center services, as well as, on installation college courses registration. All members of the Fort Sam Houston community (active duty service member, family members, and civilian employees) are serviced.
The following are JBSA-Fort Sam Houston college representatives. Some colleges teach courses on the installation. Please log on the web for tuition rates and additional information.
The Army Education Center has expanded the availability of its testing services to military dependents, retirees, and DOD civilians. While active duty personnel have priority, testing for all others will be done on a space available basis. All testing requires preapproval through an Ed Center Counselor per AR-621-5. Once approved the exam will be schedule your exam. Proctored exams are available at the National Test Center by appointment only. Please contact the center for more information. Testing services are NOT available on a walk-in basis.
For further information, please call or visit the Army Education Center at Building 2248 or call 221-1738. Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. or go to the JBSA-FSH web, select services, and click on education.
JBSA Lackland Air Force Base
The focal point for all college education programs at Lackland is the Education and Testing Center. Professional guidance counselors are available for both active duty and dependents on an appointment basis. Complete testing facilities are available to include CLEP, DSST, SAT, and other specialized tests.
The following colleges teach courses on Lackland AFB and these are their tuition rates currently in place on base per semester hour. You may also visit the Air Force Virtual Education website.
Information pertaining to financial aid is available to all personnel. Tuition assistance is authorized for active duty personnel. Several colleges and universities provide on-base courses and programs for both personal and career needs. Information and counseling about these programs, as well as those available within the San Antonio community, are available from the on-base Education Services or by contacting the colleges directly.
Military members and their families are eligible for resident tuition rates at Texas state schools and universities. To qualify, be prepared to take a copy of the military member's orders, proof of residence, or any other documentation the admissions office may require.
The Airman and Family Readiness Center can provide information on scholarships, grants, and other financial aid for college plus information on adult continuing education.
JBSA Randolph Air Force Base
Randolph has one of the finest and most comprehensive education programs in the Air Force. The Education Center provides a broad range of programs and services in conjunction with the local colleges and universities in the San Antonio area. For additional information on college degree programs contact the Education Office.
The following colleges/universities provide courses on Randolph Air Force Base:
Professional guidance counseling is available for active duty, DoD civilians and dependents on both a walk-in and appointment basis. A National Test Center provides CLEP/DANTES, PME and university exams.
Military members and their families are eligible for resident tuition rates at Texas state supported colleges and universities. To qualify, be prepared to take a copy of the military member's orders and any other documentation the admissions office may require. Tuition assistance is authorized for active duty personnel only. Information pertaining to financial aid is available from the Education Office, Military & Family Readiness Center or by contacting the colleges directly.