Fort Bliss

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.

Advising Services

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:

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
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Advising Office
915-238-6399 or 915-218-4021

Testing Center

Advising Hours

8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Testing Center Address

Bldg 614, Room 11
Fort Bliss, TX 79916
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Testing Hours

8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m.

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