United States Army Logo
Images of Soldiers GoArmyEd Logo



GoArmyEd Information Portal for Italy/Vicenza Education Center

Welcome to the Army Continuing Education System (ACES)

USAG Vicenza Education Center

School Links:

·         USAG Vicenza

·         CTC Europe

·         UMUC Europe

·         University of Oklahoma

Quick Links:

·         Accessing a Top-Up Form

·         Account Activation Steps

·         Annual TA SOU

·         Class Enrollment Guide

·         Print TA Authorization Form

·         Updating Your GoArmyEd Profile

·         Withdrawal for Military Reasons

Counseling Services

DSN: 637-8142

Education Counselors are available to assist you with setting your educational goals, and creating and updating your GoArmyEd tuition assistance account.

Counselors can provide helpful information regarding:

· School Accreditation

· Examinations

· Financial Aid

· Local Available College Programs

· JST transcripts

· GI Bill programs

Speaking with a counselor is a great first step in pursuing your education goals.
Please schedule group/unit education counseling briefings by calling DSN 634-8925.


On-Site College Programs 
Two on-site colleges offer courses leading to the award of credentials including: Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Traditional classroom, distance education, and hybrid courses are available. Soldiers utilizing their Army Tuition Assistance benefits must enroll in classes through the GoArmyEd portal. Tuition assistance may be used at accredited colleges offering both face-to-face and online courses.

Central Texas College

DSN: 637-8145

Mon-Thurs: 0900-1700, Fri: 1000-1700

CTC offers Associate’s Degrees to include Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Professions, Automotive Technology, EMT and Microsoft Certifications. Further Vocational and Technical degrees are available online.

University of Maryland University College

DSN: 637-8147

Mon-Fri 0800-1700
offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s Degrees to include Business, Italian Studies, General Studies, Psychology, and History. Further Liberal Arts degrees are available online. Face-to-face Host Nation Language Italian classes are also offered.



Functional Academic Skills Training (FAST)

DSN: 637-8142
FAST is an on-duty program for Soldiers that provides remediation in reading, mathematics, and test taking skills
The goals of the program are to:

· Improve performance in training and job proficiency.

· Raise GT scores for career advancement and reenlistment purposes.

· Hone mathematical skills in preparation for BNCOC.

· Increase potential for completing college, technical, vocational apprenticeship, and other educational programs.



Army Personnel Testing Office

DSN: 637-8143

Mon-Thurs 0730-1530
Testing is conducted by appointment only. Call DSN 634-8126 to schedule a test.
A wide range of Army Personnel Tests (APT) are available including:  

· Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB)

· Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)

· Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT)

· Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT) - formerly known as Alternate Flight Aptitude Selection Test (AFAST)

All APT tests require an approved DA Form 4187 prior to scheduling an appointment.

Testing services are also available for academic paper based examinations issued by DANTES.

· Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) - www.collegeboard.org

· ACT - www.act.org/aap



National Testing Center

DSN 637-8149
Monday - Thursday: 0915 - 1415.

The National Testing Center offers computer based tests including:

· College Level Examination Program (CLEP) www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/about.html

· DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) www.dantes.doded.mil/dantes_web/examinations/DSST.htm

· Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) www.mba.com/mba/thegmat/teststructureandoverview

· Pearson VUE www.vue.com/military/exams

Over 900 exams are available through Pearson VUE including certifications, such as CISCO, LINUX, NOVELL, COMPTIA, NREMT and ACSM. The GMAT and Excelsior College exams are also offered. For a complete list of exams please visit Pearson VUE online.
NOTE: Testing is conducted by appointment only. Please call DSN 634-7055 in order to schedule a test at the National Testing Center.

Test proctoring service for college test administration may be available if scheduling permits.


Caserma Ederle
Building 126
Mon-Fri 0800-1700
DSN: (314) 637-8141
CIV 0444-61-8141

Del Din
Building 2
Mon-Fri 0800-1630
DSN: (314) 637-2101
CIV: 0444-71-2101



Directions to the Vicenza Education Centers:

The Ederle Education Center:

Located next to ACS

The Del Din Education Center:
Located behind the first parking garage, connected to the Library

Mailing Address:
Army Education Center
Unit 31401 Box 79
APO AE, 09630

The Army Continuing Education System (ACES) promotes lifelong learning opportunities and sharpens the competitive edge of Army. ACES is committed to service excellence, innovation, and mission readiness.