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Fort Sam Houston Education Center

2408 N. New Braunfels Ave. (Bldg. 2248)
Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234
Phone: 210-221-1738 DSN: 471-1738
Fax: 210-221-2737
 
School Representatives are not available during the holidays.
 
 
Parking is located in the rear of the building off Hancock Rd. (Between Stanley Rd. & Wilson Way)
We are located next to the Provost Marshal.  Across the street from Main Post Chapel off of Wilson Way and Hancock.
 



Hours of Operation:
 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday :  0730 - 1600
Counselors are available from 0800-1600
  
Thursday: 1130 -1600 
(Closed for training on Thursday Mornings, 0730-1130)
 
Saturday - Sunday:  Closed

(YES! We are open during lunch)
 
 
COMPUTER LAB OPEN 0800 - 1545 
 
Army Education Objectives for Soldier Career Development
(see AR 621-5)
 
Enlisted: Earn HS diploma and begin postsecondary studies during first five years of enlistment.  Earn associate degree by 15th year of service.  Complete bachelor degree by 20th year of service
 
Warrant Officer:  Complete associate degree before eligibility for promotion to CW3 and bachelor degree before eligibility for promotion to CW4, see DA Pam 600-11
 
Commissioned Officer:  Complete bachelor degree before becoming eligible for promotion to the grade of Captain, see 10 UCS 12205.  Pursue graduate and/or post-graduate study in an academic discipline supporting professional and/or personal education goals.
 
e-File your SOU/Degree Plan :  Save time and Upload your documents at your computer.  Just click on the "Yellow Helpdesk" button, go to "Soldier Reference Documents", go to the "Using eFile" step-by-step directions and upload your documents. 

SERVICES
 
 
ADMIN SUPPORT:
 In/Out-Processing
(All Soldiers must be in Uniform to In and Out Process the Education Center)
Assist in uploading your SOU
Assist with using your Goarmyed Account
General educational needs  
List of Colleges in local area
Financial Aid Information

 


EDUCATIONAL COUNSELING:

GoArmyEd account information

Assist with goal setting and career paths

Assist in selecting a college

Assist in selecting a degree plan

Education Benefits

Transcript evaluation memorandums

Test authorizations and schedules

 
 
Education Briefings:

 

GoArmyEd.com New Users Briefing
Every Wednesday at 0900 at the Education Center, Bldg 2248

GI Bill and Post 9-11 GI Bill Briefings
(Required per 10 USC 1142 and AR 621-5 for ETS/Retirement)  

Every Tuesday at 0900 or Thursday at 1400 at the Education Center, Bldg 2248       


"Attention Separating or Retiring Soldiers":  Attendance is "Mandatory" for Post 9/11 GI Bill briefing within 180 days of out-processing for separation or retirement.  Per: AR 621-5, para 7-2 (p) and U.S. law  (10 USC 1142).  You will only be able to clear after attending the Post 9/11 GI Bill briefing held on Tues at 0900 or Thurs at 1400.  You must bring your Working DD-214, copy of your orders and out-processing paperwork.  All attendance for Separating and/or Retiring Soldiers is documented in the GoArmyEd portal under your personal account. NO EXCEPTIONS!
 
Note: The briefings are first-come-first-served with limited seating.  Spouses and Dependents are welcome to attend on a space-available basis.  Soldiers are eligible to attend the briefing more than once and are encouraged to attend again when changes occur to the benefits offered.
 
Visit the Department of Veterans Affairs at www.gibill.va.gov for more information on your GI Bill benefits.
 

 
 
TESTING SERVICES:
Phone: 210-221-1738
 
AR 621-5 requires all ARMY personnel to see an Educational Counselor for a Testing Referral Form prior to testing, regardless of the location they choose for testing.
 
PLEASE NOTE: FSH EDUCATION OFFICE does not offer CLEP/DSST TESTING or Proctored Exams.
This Testing is located at the National Test Center located in BLDG 4011A.  Please contact us for more information; scheduling is done on line and Test Referral Forms are required.  A fee may be required for these exams.

Army Personnel Testing (APT)
 
In order to schedule, you must meet with a counselor first for test referral.  You must present required forms: Approved DA 4187 from company commander and a copy of ERB/ORB as required by HQ ACES and APT.
 
ALL personnel must be in Uniform on the Day of Testing for APT exams (DLPT included).  Walk Ins are NOT permitted due to advance registration requirements.

Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB)

Alternate Flight Aptitude Selection Test (AFAST)

Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)
(see list, below)

Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFCT)

Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

GT Predictor Test

 



Non-APT Testing


SAT Reasoning Test (SAT)


American College Testing (ACT)

 
Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

Testing Procedures:
 
1. All testing requires preapproval through an Ed Center Counselor per AR 621-5. Once approved the Counselor will schedule your exam. 
 
2. All APT testing (see list, above) requires a DA Form 4187 Testing Request/Commander's Approval.  Uniform is required on day of testing.   Walk-Ins are not permitted due to advance registration requirements with DMDC.
 
3. Proctored Exams are available at the National Test Center by appointment only.  Contact us for more information.
 
4. Testing services are NOT available on a walk-in basis.  You MUST have a testing appointment scheduled in advance.  Dates for each type of exam are scheduled monthly and not available at all times. 
 
DLPT Tests are 6 hours and administered in two 3-hour blocks.  0800 (Listening) and 1200 (Reading) with a one hour break in between the two sections; consult a Counselor or the Test Control Officer for the test schedule and the next available date.  Students may only take one exam per test session.

 

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FORT SAM HOUSTON COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

***Schedules may change due to special circumstances, please verify time/date with Representatives***

College/University

Advisor Name

Phone Number

Email

Schedule



Alamo Colleges


(Rm. 204)


              Juanita Henry

 
              

 

210-212-5309

 

 
 
 

 

Monday – Friday
 9:00a -4:00p

American Military University

(Rm. 112)

 
             Willie Cruz

 

210-789-5080

 

wcruz@apus.edu

Mon, Wed, Fri
 8:00a-12p

Columbia Southern University

(Rm. 204)

 

 

                   Ralph Rodriguez

 

251-979-4847

 

ralph.rodriguez@ columbiasouthern.edu

 

 
Thurs
 
10:00a-12:00p

National American University

(Rm. 206)

 

              David Bush

 

 
 

 

 

 
 
(Please call if not in office)
Mon & Tues:
9:00a - 2:00p
Wed:
11:00a - 1500p
Fri: 10:00a - 2:30p
 
 Thomas Edison State College
             
  (Rm 204)

               
               Allison Chambers    

214-240-3171 
  
        achambers@tesc.edu 

 

 
2nd Monday of Month
 8::00a - 4:00p 
(Times May Vary) 

 



 

 


 



 


 


 










St. Mary’s University

(Rm. 206)




       210-436-3101

   210-431-2220 

 


 

 Thursday
 
12:00p - 4:00p


 


 


 

 

 

 


TX State University
 
(Rm. 206)

 


          
            Dr. Steve Springer

512-245-2115


  Thursday 8:00a - 4:00p

 

Texas A&M University

(Rm. 206)

 

 

           Joy Hutchinson

 

210-274-5408

 

joy.hutchinson@ tamusa.tamus.edu

 

 

Monday 9:00a - 4:00p
Wednesday 9:00p - 4:00p

 

Excelsior College
 
(Rm. 204)

 

 

 

           Cynthia Plueger

 

 

 

210-722-5595

 

cplueger@excelsior.edu

 

 


 
Tuesday and Friday  
9:30a
– 4:00p

 

 

University of the Incarnate Word

(Rm. 206)

 

 

          Michael Becerra

            
           Vivian Padilla

 

210-832-2101

          210-283-6364

 

mbecerra@uiwtx.edu

 

 

 

 M, W, F
9:00a – 4:00p

University of Maryland University College
(Rm. 205)
 
Olga Barton

 

210-823-6300

 

obarton@umuc.edu

 
Tu & Th
0900-1400

 

* Wayland Baptist University

(Rm. 202)

 

Carl Beard 

 

210-590-5680

210-590-5685

 
 
             beardc@wbu.edu
 

 

Monday – Friday

9:00a – 4:00p
 
Lunch 12:00 – 1:00p 

 

* Webster University

(Bldg 2248 front porch entrance, Rm. 110)

 

 

       Lavern Kistner    
      Antonio Ronquillo


 

210-226-3373

 

kistnerl@webster.edu

 


 

Monday – Friday

9:00a – 4:00p
And By Appointment

UTSA Green to Gold 

http://www.utsa.edu/scholarships/arotc.html
 

 


Please contact school for information 

 

 

 

St Mary’s Green to Gold

 

 

    http://www.stmarytx.edu/rotc/

 


Please contact school for information 

 

 

 

University of Phoenix

(Room 206)

 

Larry Carlton

 

210-452-4436

 

Larry.carlton@phoenix.edu

 

Tuesday and Thursday
10:30a - 3:00p

*On post colleges