Active Duty Military Students
AWC Military services offers comprehensive services for active duty military, DOD employees, and their families at MCAS-Yuma and the Yuma Proving Grounds. You may receive academic advisement and course registration assistance at both installations. Some in-person courses are also available at MCAS-Yuma.
Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma
Location: Education Center
Bldg 850, Room 112
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday : 0800 - 1600 & Friday: 0800 - 1200
Placement Testing: Available by appointment only on Tuesdays at 0900 or Thursdays at 1100. A photo ID must be presented in order to test.
U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground
Location: USAG Yuma Education Center
Bldg 501, 2nd Floor
Office Hours: Contact us to set up an appointment or stop in during one of the dates listed below from 1200 to 1600 to meet with an academic advisor.
YPG Dates: August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16
Getting Credits for Military Experience and Service School
Arizona Western College accepts a maximum of 30 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/COAST GUARD/NAVY/MARINE: Joint Services Transcript (Formerly SMART)
AIR FORCE: Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)