Education Programs

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87FSS Events Calendar

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Student Aid Resources

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Scholarships

Voluntary Education Civilian College Distance Learning Exam Proctoring

Voluntary Education Civilian College Distance Learning Exam Proctoring

NOTICE:  School House Road is now open and is currently the only road available to access the FSS Education & Training Center. Turn right just after entering the Falcon Courts North Housing Gate and follow the road around to the facility. Access via East Scott Street (by the FSS Youth Center) has been blocked.

welcome to the 87fss education and training center

Bldg. 3829 on School House Road (adjacent to Falcon Courts North Housing)
JB MDL McGuire

609.754.3019

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 3pm
Friday:  By Appointment Only

***Click here for the Holiday Hours during the holiday periods***

The Education and Training Center (ETC) is home-base to Voluntary Education, Base Training, Formal Training, Civilian Training Management and Testing. The ETC offers excellent educational opportunities to military personnel, family members, and civilian employees. On and off-base programs are available, as are a number of other services.

Programs at the ETC include college classes, academic advising, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) counseling, Air Force Commissioning advisement, Kuder career guidance tools, Troops-to-Teachers, Transition Assistance Program counseling, Military Tuition Assistance guidance, scholarships and an array of testing opportunities: WAPS / PME / CDC / DLAB / DLPT / CLEP / DDST / SAT / ACT / FAA / AFCT / AFOQT / TBAS / EDPT / OPI.

Two-year degree programs are available through Rowan College at Burlington County (Formerly Burlington County College) and the Community College of the Air Force. Baccalaureate degree programs are offered through Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Southern Illinois University and Wilmington University. Graduate programs are available from Central Michigan University, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and Wilmington University.

SCHOLARSHIPS

87FSS Education & Training Center compiled Scholarship Listing and Sites so that current/potential students can easily understand and take advantage of what’s available for them.

For more information on Scholarship Programs, please call 609.754.5345.

FEDERAL STUDENT AID

87FSS Education & Training Center’s knowledgeable staff can assist you with getting a Federal Student Aid.

For more information on Federal Student Aid, call 609.754.5345.

Education and Training Events
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GI Bill 101

An education briefing providing the latest information on the eligibility, benefits payable, transfer of benefit, and more. This briefing helps you understand GI Bill benefits and answer common questions like: What's the difference between the MGIB and the Post 9/11 GI Bill? How do I convert from one to the other? How can I transfer the benefit to family members? Find out these answers and more!

First Thursday of each month at the 87FSS Education and Training Center, Bldg. 3829 School House Road (adjacent to Falcon Courts North), JB MDL McGuire; 9:00am; Room 204. Registration not required. Open to all military services and military retirees.

Dates: 10/3, 11/7, 12/5

USAF Military Tuition Assistance (MilTA) Briefing

Airmen must attend a mandatory one-hour MilTA briefing prior to the first authorization of MilTA. This includes Active Duty, Guard and Reserve on active duty orders. MilTA Briefing held at Bldg. 3829 School House Road (adjacent to Falcon Courts North), JB MDL McGuire, in the Multi-Purpose Room, at three different time slots.     
On-base colleges will be available to assist you with your education goals at the conclusion of the MilTA Briefing. These institutions offer classes and coursework leading to Certifications, Associate, Baccalaureate or Master Degrees at the 87FSS Education Center.

8:30am Class: 10/2, 11/6, 12/4

1:30pm Class: 10/16, 11/20, 12/18

6:30pm Class: 10/9, 11/13, 12/11

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Open House
On-Base Colleges Open House

This is a great opportunity for aspiring students to start their academic career or for those individuals who put their education on hold to start again, by meeting with college representatives. These institutions offer classes and coursework leading to Certifications, Associate, Baccalaureate and Master Degrees.

Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

Dates: 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/13, 11/27, 12/11 

CCAF Degree Completion Briefing

Hosting a CCAF Degree Completion Briefing at the 87FSS Education and Training Center, Bldg. 3829 School House Road (adjacent to Falcon Courts North), JB MDL McGuire. The briefing will cover guidance and options in completing your CCAF degree. Registration:  send an email of your intent to attend to UDG_87FSS_EDSPECIALISTS@us.af.mil.  A copy of your CCAF Progress Report can be provided to you at the briefing. 609.754.5346. 

Time: 9:00am-10:00am

Dates: 10/18, 11/22, 12/20

CCAF Degree Completion Briefing
Higher Ed Partnerships (1)
College Open House at JB MDL
Mandatory MilTA Breifing1
CCAF Degree Completion
DANTES Online Education
SAT - ACTTEST PREP
Kuder Career Interest Inventory Assessment