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    • Welcome to the Tripler / FT Shafter Army Continuing Education System (ACES) website. This website is made available to Army Service Active Duty Military, Reserve Components and Other Military Branches; Military Retirees and their family members, along with Department of the Army Civilians and their Adult Family Members. The Tripler / FT Shafter Education Center offers a range of services at it's Education Building Complex at Building 102 on the Tripler Medical Center Campus.                                                                                                                                  
      Soldiers, Veterans, Army Civilians and their family members can learn about and or access information and services in the following areas: Army Education Benefits Info & Support (Tuition Assistance, Accessing and Navigating the GoArmyEd (GAE) Portal, College & Scholarship Advising etc.); VA Benefits Info (Application, Transferring,  School Registration Process); Accessing & Utilizing Joint Services Transcripts; To On-Base Residential College Representatives & Face-to-Face Evening Courses; Year Round GT Improvement Classes; CLEP & Language Testing Center Info; as-well as information on Education Center (also community resources) Employment Opportunities.
      You are eligible and encouraged to drop by the Center and no appointment is necessary to meet with Education Center Staff or to call.  Current Tripler Army Education Center hours of operation for direct services are from 0900 - 1600 HRS Monday through Friday accept Holidays (with modified hours on Army Training Days). 
    , HI 96859
                                               Main Phone Number: (808) 433-4184 , 433-4182 Fax Number: (808) 433-4183
                                       Tripler / Ft Shafter Army Education Center Hours of Operation MON - FRI 0900 - 1600 Hrs. 
    • Classroom, Meeting & Training Space Available: Tripler / FT Shafter Education Center has a variety  of classrooms available for day-time and evening classes, trainings and meetings throughout the year. For inquiries or Scheduling purposes, interested individuals and groups should contact the Tripler Education Center Administrator directly at (808) 433-4184.
    • Services & Information Available On :  ACES Testing, College & Education Benefits Services, Onsite Resident and Visiting College Schedules & Contact Information; Year Round (Face-to-Face) onsite  Base Evening Courses; Academic & Career Counseling; Soldier Personnel Language Testing; CLEP  Testing Center Information; Facilities & Classroom Request / Reservations; and  Community Resource Referral Services;
    • Counseling Service Hours: Counseling Services are from 0900 - 1145 HRS and 1230 - 1600 HRS: (808) 433-4184 if busy call (808) 433-4182; Education Counseling Services; Education Benefits Info; College Advisers; GoArmyEd Info / Support / Counseling; Unit Briefings; & Soldier, Veterans, Family Members and Civilians are serviced.
    • Colleges & College Representatives: Tripler / FT Shafter Education Center has a variety of "Visiting Colleges & Resident Colleges" at it's Education Complex. A list of them is outlined below. For additional information please contact the Education Office at (808) 433-4184.
    • Army Testing Services Center: The Army Testing Center is only open on MON & WED from 0900 to 1700 HRS. The Test Center is open to all branches; is for soldiers that have already submitted the appropriate paperwork, and that have already been confirmed for a scheduled test. The Testing Center does not have a phone, communicates by email, and is only open on MON & WED.  Soldiers wishing information can call the  Education Office Desk at (808) 433-4184 or email the Test Examiner  directly with specific questions. She'll get back to you with answers to your questions on MON or WED when she is at the Testing Center. The Test examiner's email is:  marsha.s.nakasone.ctr@mail.mil.
    • Facility Manager Services: Classroom Scheduling / Reservations, Building Management & Building Repair; Emergency / Fire / Safety Services: Call (808) 433-4182, (808) 433-4184  
    * Supervisory Education Services Specialist & Education Services Officer Are Not Stationed At The Tripler/FT  Shafter Army Education Center: If Needing One You Will be Referred to Schofield Education Center     
                                          TRIPLER / FT SHAFTER EDUCATION CENTER SERVICES 
    • SOLDIER TESTING SERVICES: (Tests Offered - AFCT, BMST, DLAB,DLPT,DLRPT,OPI,SIFT,TYPINGTABE,) In addition, Hawaii Pacific University, has an office at the Tripler / FT Shafter Education Center that provides College CLEP Advising Services and CLEP Testing. 
    • GT IMPROVEMENT CLASSESNext Class being held on Mon - Thur 28 JAN - 04 MAR 2019 Call: (808) 433 4182 for Info. Refer to schedule below of 2019 classes for additional Information.
    • CLASSROOM SPACE REQUEST: Classroom Reservations Available For Training, Briefing Sessions, Luncheons, Meetings & Proctoring Sessions.
    • COLLEGE & COURSE INSTRUCTION SERVICES & INFORMATION: Tripler Army Education Administration & Counseling Staff Provide College Advising and a Range of Education Services; College Residential Representatives Are Regularly as Representatives of Their Schools focused throughout the week; College Counseling Assistance; Steps for Obtaining JST Transcript; Provide Onsite Face-to-Face Undergraduate & Graduate Courses; Degree Program Planning Support; and Scholarship Searches.  A range of onsite College Representatives are available throughout the week and month. Tripler / FT Shafter Army Office Hours are from 0900 - 1600 HRS. Please call individual colleges to speak with their onsite College Advisor: Call Tripler / FT Shafter Army Education Center Staff or drop by the Center for additional information and details on a available services and for the POC's of visiting schools. 
    • EDUCATION BENEFITS INFORMATION: Education Briefings offered on Education Benefits; Direct Support, Information, & Assistance with Tuition Assistance (TA), Navigating GoArmyEd (GAE) Portal; & Managing GAE Issues  (TA Requests/Info, Hold Issues; Overrides, Recoupment Info, Memorandum for Semester HR Verification, and Army Education Benefits Information etc.) As of August 28 2018 the Tripler / FT Shafter Army Education Center is temporarily without a Counselor. Education Center Staff (Administrator) are committed to assisting soldiers on GoArmyEd and College issues on a daily basis as best they can, but specific counseling issues  may need to be referred to Schofield Barracks Army Education Center counseling staff.  Also, all soldiers ETS'ing will be referred to Schofield Barracks Army Education Center for processing from 0900 - 1130 HRS Monday though Friday.  
    • EDUCATION BREIFINGS AVAILABLE FOR UNITS: To Enquire or schedule a Brief, call (808) 433-4184
    • GOARMYED SUPPORT:  TA Request Information; GoArmyEd Navigation; Hold Overrides; Degree and Course Planning Information; Recoupment etc. is available. 
    • CLEP TESTING: Information on Oahu "HPU TESTING CENTERS" is available by calling the Tripler / FT Shafter Army Education Center at (808) 433-4184 or the HPU College Advisor at (808) 544-1492.  
    • SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION: Scholarship websites & a short list of scholarship national opportunities is available by calling or emailing Education Center Staff. 
    • MONTHLY "GREEN TO GOLD" PROGRAM BRIEFINGS: "Green to Gold Briefings" occur the last Thursday of each month from 1130 HRS - 1300 HRS.  Please call to confirm or enquire about possible schedule changes.   
    • MONTHLY VA EDUCATION BENEFITS BRIEFINGS: Will be held once (1) a month at the Tripler / FT Shafter Army Education Center in January 2019. Please call for (808) 433-4182 for monthly dates and times. 
    • PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT: Both Tripler / FT Shafter Army Education Center & Schofield Barracks Army Education Center are looking for Administrative and Counseling Temps for several positions. Please call Schofield staff at (808) 655- 9388 during regular business hours (0900-1630 HRS) 
                                                                   GT IMPROVEMENT COURSE 2019 INFORMATION 
                                                    UPCOMING 2019 GT IMPROVEMENT CLASS SCHEDULE & DATES:  
            •  Start Date: 28 JAN  Thru 04 MAR 2019     Enrollment Start Date: OCT 18  2018 - Closed 25 JAN 2019
            •  Start Date: 08 APR  Thru 09 MAY 2019     Enrollment Start Date: JAN  25 2019 - Closed 08 APR 2019
            •  Start Date: 03 JUN  Thru 08 JUL  2019      Enrollment Start Date: APR  01 2019 - Closed 28 May 2019
            • Start Date: 12 AUG  Thru 16 SEP  2019      Enrollment Start Date: MAY  01 2019-  Closed 09 AUG 2019 
            •  Start Date: 15 OCT  THRU19 NOV 2019     Enrollment Start Date: AUG  08 2019 - Closed 11 OCT 2019
    •        CLASS HOURS: 0900 - 1200 HRS
    •        CLASS DAYS: Monday Thru Thursday 
    •        CLASS LOCATION: Tripler Army Education Center Bldg. 102 
    •        ENROLLMENT FEE: $20.00 To Be Paid 1st day of Class
    •        REGISTRATION HOURS:  0900 - 1600 HRS Daily
                             FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL: (808) 433-4182, 4184
                                    Argosy University
                                    Hours Vary: Contact Tripler / Ft Shafter Front Desk for Monthly Schedule & HRS (808) 433-4184 or
                                    College Rep: Percy J. Charles, MSA
                                    Phone: (504) 355-2642  Toll Free (888) 323-2777; Email: pcharles@argosy.edu
                                    Columbia College
                                    Hours Vary: Contact Tripler / FT Shafter Education Center Front Desk at (808) 433-4184 or
                                    College Rep: Nicole Gannon, Program Coordinator;
                                    Phone #: (808) 779-3973;   Email: ngannon@ccis.edu; Website: www.ccis.edu
                                    Central Michigan University
                                    Tuesdays: 08:30-1700 HRS; Rm 109A
                                    College Rep: Jason Sullivan
                                    Phone# (808)- 782-1541; Email:  schofield.barracks@cmich.edu   Website:htt[://www.cmich.edu 
                                     Central Texas College
                                     Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 0900-1700 HRS; Rm 115
                                     College Rep: Elisa Cole 
                                     Phone #: 808-292--8476; Email: registrar.hawaii@ctc.edu  Website: http://www.ctcd.edu  
                                      Chaminade University
                                      Monday - Friday: 0900 - 1700 HRS; Rm: 105 B
                                      College Rep / Advisor: Angelina Donohue
                                      Phone #: 808-840-1025; Email: angelina.donohue@chaminade.edu,  Website: http://www.chaminade.edu 
                                      Hawaii Pacific University
                                      Monday -  Friday: 0900 - 1700 HRS; Rm 106 A
                                      College Rep: Dave Terry
                                      Phone #: 808-544-1492; Email: dave.terry@hpu.edu, Website: http://www.hpu.edu 
                                      University of Maryland College (UMUC)
                                      Schedule Varies to be Determined:
                                      College Rep / Advisor: Vanessa Taylor
                                      Call (808) 640-6648 for Monthly Schedule & POC Information
                                      Wayland Baptist
                                      Wednesdays: 0900-1700 HRS; Rm 109A 
                                      College Rep Advisors: Linda AhHee,  Michael Christie

                                      Phone #: 808- 564-3364; or  Email: michael.christie@wbu.edu, Website: http://www.wbu.edu/hawaii

                                                                                                               2019 ON-BASE TERM DATES
                  • TERM 2 (Winter Session)    07 JAN - 25   MAR 2019 
                  • TERM 3 (Spring Session)    08 APR - 17  JUN 2019
                  • TERM 4 (Summer Session) 08 JUL - 16   SEP 2019
                                                                              ARMY PERSONNEL TESTING CENTER
                  • Days & Hours of Operation: MON & WED 0900 - 1700 HRS
                  • For Information Call: (808) 433-4184                                             
                                                             TYPES OF ACES TESTS OFFERERINGS 
    • Armed Forces Classifications test (AFCT)
    • Basic Math & Science Test (VMST)
    • Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB)
    • Defense Language Proficient Tests (DLPT)
    • Defense Language reading Proficiency Tests (DLRPT)
    • Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)
    • Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT)
    • Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

       *  For Testing Requirements & Scheduling: Please Contact Education Center Staff at 808-433-4184 or

                                      Email TAEC's Test Examiner Ms. Marsha S. Nakasone at: marsha.s.nakasone.ctr@mail.mil