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 1300. A photo ID must be presented in order to test.

U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

Location: USAG Yuma Education Center
Building 501 Rm 102 on Howard Cantonment

Office Hours: Contact Education Center at (928) 328-3926 for an appt. or stop by to see an academic advisor--a representative will be available at YPG every Wednesday of the month from 1000-1400.

 If you need assistance outside this day and time, please call the Military & Veteran Services office (928) 344-7622.

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)

Contact Info

Phone: (928) 317-7605
Fax: (928) 726-3525
  • Monday - Thursday: 0800 - 1600

  • Friday : 0800 - 1200