WELCOME TO MILITARY SERVICES
To Educate, Support, Inspire, Grow, and Enhance our Military Community.
Office Locations and Hours of Operation
AWC Military Services offers comprehensive service for active duty, veterans, DoD employees, and their families at MCAS Yuma and Yuma Proving Ground. You can receive academic advisement, register for courses, and attend classes at both installations.
The current course offerings at MCAS Yuma and YPG is available at Schedule of Classes (choose "Marine Corps Air Station" or "Yuma Proving Ground" for "Campus/Location").
Simple Steps to Get Started
NAVY & MARINE CHECKSHEET
GETTING READY FOR COLLEGE
VETERANS PLEASE CLICK HERE
Marine Corps Air Station
Education Center, Bldg 850, Room 112
Office Hours: Monday - Thu 0900 - 1600; Friday 0900 - 1200Placement Test (By Appointment Only)Tue. 0900 or Fri. 0900
U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground
USAG Yuma Education Center, Bldg 501, 2nd Floor
By Appointment - please contact us at 317-7605
Service Members Opportunity Colleges (SOC)
Arizona Western College is a participant in the Service Members Opportunity Colleges(SOC), a consortium of national higher education associations. As a participant of SOC Degree Network System, AWC maintains the necessary flexibility of programs and procedures to enhance access to educational opportunities.
To learn more about SOC and SOC Degree Network System, go to SOC Handbook and Transferability Policies and Tables.
Getting Credits for Military Experience and Service School
Arizona Western College accepts a maximum of 24 credits from non-traditional credit. When applicable, credit earned from Military training may be used for degree credit as equivalent courses in the major or as general electives up to the maximum number of credits prescribed by the specific program requirements.
"A Guide to the Evaluation of Education Experience in the Armed Services" published by the American Council on Education (ACE) is the basis for evaluating the training and experiences in military service.
A course evaluation may be requested by submitting an official copy of appropriate documentation directly to Arizona Western College. To request military transcripts, select the appropriate branch below:
ARMY: Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS)
NAVY/MARINE: Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript(SMART)
AIR FORCE: Community College of the AirForce (CCAF)
COAST GUARD: United States Coast Guard/U.S. Department of Homeland Security