National Security Agency

National Security Agency offers services for prospective and current students on a limited schedule.


University of Maryland University College offers classes and limited services at National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Maryland.

This is a controlled access location for NSA campus badge holders only. Military, DoD, and UMUC student IDs are not accepted for granting student access.

About National Security Agency

Address

Student Services

9804 Love Road

Navy Barracks, Room 144

Fort Meade, MD 20755

Hours of Operation

Monday:

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Thursday:

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact us to confirm hours on holidays and during university breaks.

Contact Information

Main Phone

Offered at This Location

  • Undergraduate Hybrid Classes
  • Services on a Limited Schedule
  • Test Center

National Security Agency At a Glance

  • Military Location
  • Hybrid Classes
  • Advising
  • Test Center
  • Placement Testing

Military Location

The site is located on a military installation. Learn more about how UMUC specializes in serving military and veteran students.

Hybrid Classes at National Security Agency

Hybrid classes for bachelor's degrees are offered at this location. See the schedule of classes to browse available classes for the next term.

Browse hybrid undergraduate classes at National Security Agency.

Services at National Security Agency

Advising

Our friendly, knowledgeable staff are available to help you find the right academic program to meet your career goals, estimate your transfer credits and time to graduation, find ways to finance your education that fit your budget, apply for admission, and register for classes.

Walk-ins are welcome, or you can make an appointment for advising services at this location.

Advising

Tuesday:

9 a.m.-noon

These hours apply to the Air Force Education Center.

Test Center

At the National Test Center, you can take exams to demonstrate what you know and fast-track your degree. Learn more about credit by exam.

CLEP DSST Pearson VUE Proctored Exams

CLEP

Our test center offers computer-based College Level Examination Program, or CLEP, exams. CLEP study guides are available at most bookstores or you can order online through the College Board. The UMUC code number is 5804. You must enter this number on your exam material if you want your score sent to UMUC.

DSST

The nationally recognized DSST program, formerly known as DANTES Subject Standardized Tests, allows you to earn college credits for learning acquired outside the traditional classroom. The UMUC code number is 9357. You must enter this number on your exam material if you want your score sent to UMUC. The Principles of Public Speaking exam is available by appointment only by contacting your location or e-mailing Exams and Testing.

Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE testing includes academic, government, health, IT certifications, professional certifications and licensure exams, such as ASMC, Cisco, CompTIA, DSS, Excelsior, GMAT, ISC2, NREMT, PTCB, and much more. We also offer Pearson VUE Computerized GED Exams. The Pearson VUE exam is available by appointment only.

Test Center Exam Times

Wednesday:

9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m.

Thursday:

9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m.

Friday:

9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m.

Placement Testing

Online placement tests are offered at this location by appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome. These tests are complimentary for UMUC students. Learn more about placement testing.

Online Library

UMUC's online library is available 24/7 to students around the globe. Most printed materials can be mailed at no cost to students in the continental United States, or you can request electronic delivery for journal articles and book chapters. To access research databases and the library catalog or view tutorials on how to conduct research, visit the UMUC Library.

Getting Here and Parking

Directions

Take the Canine Road exit off Rt. 32. Go through the checkpoint (you must have a CAB badge). At the second light, turn right to stay on Canine Road. Then, at the second light, turn left onto Emory Road. Make the first left into the large parking lot, and 9804 will be straight ahead.

Access to National Security Agency

This location is only accessible to those who have a Campus Access Badge.

Security

Find out about UMUC closings and more by signing up for MyAlerts by text or e-mail.

For security purposes, civilian students may be required to complete a Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act release form—also known as a FERPA waiver—when receiving base access for the first time. This form gives permission for UMUC to provide information about you to the military.