Myer Education Center provides adult education opportunities and services for active duty and reserve component soldiers. Adult family members, civilian employees, and retirees are also welcome. Services include educational
counseling, testing, college programs, a Multi-use Learning Facility,
and much more.
Come visit Fort Myer's beautiful new education center!
The Fort Myer Education Center is located in the Combined Operations Facility (COF), Building
417, located at 239 Sheridan Ave, at the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Gorgas Road.
We have offices on both the first and second floor. The Counseling
Support Team is located in Room 216. If you are new to the building,
please start there and they will get you where you need to go.
The Pentagon Army Education Center has closed
The Pentagon Army Education Center was closed in April 2008 due to the Pentagon renovations. Pentagon Soldiers are now
serviced by the Fort MyerEducation Center. For your convenience, an Army Education Center representative will be at the Air Force Pentagon Education Center, Room 1A934, on Mon: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m, Tues: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m, & Fri: 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Fort Myer Education Center Hours of Operation
Counseling Services, Room 216, 7:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Monday-Friday
numbers: 703-696-3178/1541/1653/1652/3070 and Fax: 703-696-0145
Testing Office, Room 116, by appointment, phone number: 703-696-9173
Multi-use Learning Facility, Room 112, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, phone 703-696-0198
College Representatives, Room 215, Hours vary by college, please
contact the college
(contact info below)
Help us serve you better:
Please take our
needs assessment survey. It only takes a few minutes and your
input helps us ensure we are offering the services you need. The
survey can only be accessed from a military computer. If you do not
have access to a military computer, you can take the survey at the
Multi-Use Learning Facility, Room 112, Building 417,
239 Sheridan Ave. Thank you for taking the time to fill our survey!
Money for College:
Eligible Soldiers can
receive tuition assistance (TA). The established semester hour cap is $250 per
semester hour and each Soldier has an annual ceiling of $4,500. The
Army will pay 100 percent of the tuition and authorized fees charged
by a college up to the established semester hour cap and annual
The GoArmyEd website,
www.goarmyed.com, is the new way to request TA. GoArmyEd is
a virtual gateway for Soldiers on active duty to request Tuition
Assistance (TA) online, anytime, for classroom, distance learning, and
eArmyU online college courses.
The first step in getting TA is to create a GoArmyEd Account. Simply go to
the webpage and click on the yellow "New User" tab at the top.
Once you have created your account or if you have any questions about
how to create an account, come by the education center to see a
counselor. A counselor will help you complete your enrollment in GoArmyEd and set up your education goals.
Education counselors can provide information on other scholarships and financial aid.
Do you have general questions about your VA education benefits? Your education counselor can help you understand your benefits.
Veterans Educational Benefits Information is available by link to the VA Homepage.
On-Duty Classes: Need to raise your GT score for reclassification or a commissioning program?
The Basic Skills Education Program may be perfect for you. This
on-duty program, taught by an instructor, refreshes you on your
reading and math skills and helps you get prepared to take the
ASVAB/AFCT. Contact your education counselor for more information and the schedule of classes.
The testing office is located in Room 116 in Bldg 417. Testing is by appointment. Please call (703) 696-9173 for more information or to schedule a test. The testing office offers Army Personnel Tests, DANTES tests.
The DANTES tests include tests for college credit (CLEP, DSST, and Excelsior Exams), and college entrance examination testing, and more. Soldiers can take these tests for free at the education center. Please contact your education counselor for
The Testing Office also offers Army Personnel Tests such as the Armed Forces Classification Test and the Defense Language Proficiency Test.
Multi-use Learning Facility (MLF):
The MLF is located in Room 112. The MLF has computers for use and an extensive library of MOS and other study materials for loan. It’s a great place to study, prepare Army classes, and keep in touch with friends and family. The MLF is open from 7:30 a.m.- 3:45p.m. Monday through Friday. If you would like more information, please call 703-696-0198.
Fort Myer College Programs
Several colleges have representatives at the JBM-HH Center (Rm. 215) for your convenience and many offer on-post classes.
Northern Virginia Community College offers over 74 different
associate degrees, certificates and other training programs.
Administration of justice, business administration, business
management, computer science, general studies, information systems,
liberal arts are just a few. For current hours of operation
and more information call (703) 527-5976. Please visit the main
website to view
NVCC Campus wide Schedule. To view those classes taught at
Myer or Henderson Hall,
please visit the Military Site Office of NVCC Website at
Park University offers baccalaureate programs in computer science, criminal justice administration & law enforcement, management, management/human resources, management/computer
information systems, and social psychology. For more information call (703) 527-5258 or
email. Hours are Monday-Friday, 07:30 a.m-4:00 p.m. For a
current course schedule click here. To order books click here.
Central Michigan University offers a Master of Science in Administration with concentrations in general administration, human resource administration, public administration, information resource management, Leadership, and Acquisitions Administration. For more information, phone (703) 525-4971 or email. Office hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. and Friday by appointment. Click for a current course schedule. Click to order books
Old Dominion University offers a Master of Science Degree in Education with licensure for elementary, middle school, and secondary levels. Old Dominion also offers 19 online degree programs
. For more information call (703) 875-0110 or email. Click link for a current course schedule. Click this link to
University of Maryland University College offers numerous degrees that allow you to study anytime, anywhere you are in the world! At UMUC, everything is designed so you can continue your education without interruption. Fort Myer hours of operation are Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. For information call Neil Tallack at (703) 527-4952 (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Other good things to know:
Outprocessing? If you are outprocessing due to retirement or ETS, you
will need a draft copy of your DD Form 214
to receive counseling and get your DA Form 669 Education Record. You
will outprocess in the Counseling Office, Room 216.
Do you want to see a transcript of your military courses and the
college credit recommended by the American Council on Education.
Soldiers in the Regular Army, Army National Guard, and U.S. Army
Reserves may print or order their unofficial transcript at
Education System (ACES) home page contains a wide variety
of information of interest to soldiers.
Would you like an undergraduate degree plan with maximum
flexibility? Check out the
Service Members Opportunity Colleges.
Spouses are also eligible.
The Army has partnered with several colleges to create degree
programs that mesh very closely with a military MOS. These degree
programs can greatly shorten the time it takes to get a degree. For
more information, check out
Army Career Degree Programs: MOS-Related Degree Builders
Peterson's for information on colleges, degrees and financial
aid for schools not represented at
Check out the
Occupational Outlook Handbook to understand what various types
of workers do, training and education needed, and job prospects for
"Let us think of education as the means of developing our
greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope
and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for
everyone and greater strength for our nation."
John F. Kennedy
Contact your education counselor today!
For further information or comments, contact the Education Center,or click here to e-mail
FORT MYER EDUCATION CENTER
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