Classes and Services
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) holds undergraduate classes on Fort Bliss, just outside of El Paso, Texas. This site is an open military installation. Please call 915-218-4021 or 915-238-6399 to confirm base access information and classroom location.
UMUC is pleased to offer hybrid courses in the following curriculum areas:
From Airway Boulevard, enter through Buffalo Soldier Road/Buffalo Soldier Gate. Continue on Buffalo Soldier Road. Turn Right onto JEB Stuart Road for 1.9 miles. Turn Left onto Taylor Road. Building 641 and UMUC office will be on the Right. Call 915-238-6399 or 915-218-4021 for more information.
Our friendly, knowledgeable advisors are available for walk-in sessions during all standard hours at UMUC's Ft. Bliss office to help you find the right academic program to meet your career goals, estimate your transfer credits and your time to a degree, explore payment options (including financial aid, scholarships, and education benefits), apply, and register for classes. Scheduled appointments are available during all standard hours. We recommend scheduling an appointment if possible, but please do not hesitate to stop by at any time we are open. Call us today at 915-238-6399 or 915-218-4021 to set up an appointment.
Security and Access
If you do not have a military ID, call for information on base entry.
National Testing Center
UMUC's National Testing Center is open Monday through Friday, with tests beginning at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 2 p.m.
This location offers the following types of testing services for members of the military and the civilian community with base access:
- Placement testing for writing and math courses on a walk-in basis.
- College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) on a walk-in basis.
- DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) on a walk-in basis. Note: The public speaking exam is available by appointment only. Please call to schedule an appointment.
- Pearson VUE, including Excelsior College Examinations (formerly Regents College or ACT/PEP), by appointment only. Schedule an appointment at pearsonvue.com/military.
- Proctored exams for students transferring from UMUC Europe or UMUC Asia.
Due to recent conditions of heightened security, civilian students taking UMUC classes on military bases may be required to complete a waiver in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act permitting UMUC to provide personal information (such as Social Security Number, address, and telephone number) to the military administration. You may find the FERPA waiver form online.
Building 641, Taylor Road
Fort Bliss, TX 79916
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Testing Center Address
Bldg 614, Room 11
Fort Bliss, TX 79916
8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m.
Attention Veterans, Active-Duty Servicemembers, and Military Family Members
Learn how UMUC specializes in serving military-affiliated students.