University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is headquartered in Adelphi, Maryland, and is regionally accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. With a student body that spans the globe, UMUC has a headquarters in Heidelberg, Germany, to support students in Europe and the Middle East. At UMUC, everything is designed to offer you MORE, so you can start, continue, and finish your education without interruption.
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Closed U.S. holidays
TEL: DSN 314-489-6438/6453, CIV +49-(0)631-536-6438/6453
Kapaun Education Center
Unit 3220, Box 375
APO AE 09021
Directions and Parking
The UMUC office is located in the Kapaun Education Center in Building 2784, room 105.KMC bookstore is located in the same building, room 104.
To find our location, please take Autobahn 6 until the Kaiserslautern/West Pirmasens/Opel exit. Take the second exit from the exit ramp and it will merge onto the German Federal Highway B270 leading toward the base. Remain straight on this road as you drive underneath the A6 and the road merges from two lanes into one lane. Continue straight over the bridge. After the traffic light, turn right into the Vogelweh Gate. Stay on the main road after entering the gate and follow the priority road to the left. Make the first left turn into the parking lot at the Kapaun Post Office. Building 2784 is located directly across from the post office.
The UMUC sponsored computer lab has eleven computers available for student use. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as a word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. The computers are accessible from Mon-Fri, 0830-1630.
Thousands of journal articles and e-books are available for you at the convenience of your fingertips, just visit www.umuc.edu/library. For personalized assistance, please contact a librarian at www.umuc.edu/library/help/ask.shtml.
Placement tests for English and math courses and proctored exams for distance education courses are available through your local UMUC office. Please contact the field representative to schedule an appointment.
Emphasizing a personal approach to education, the UMUC academic advising staff is always available to assist you in developing a personalized plan of study. You may contact an advisor at the UMUC headquarters in Heidelberg, Germany, at DSN 314-370-6762 or CIV +49-(0)6221-378347 or your local field academic advisor in Ramstein at DSN 314-480-5611.
Additional Site Information
Kapaun Air Station is located within the greater Kaiserslautern military community and shares a gated community with the Army base of Pulaski Barracks and the Vogelweh Air Base. Located on Vogelweh/Pulaski/Kapaun is a commissary, Burger King, Popeyes, food court with Taco Bell, Robinhood's Subs, and Cheese Steak Charly's, a Subway and fast food kiosk are available in the bowling alley, and a Shoppette with a gas station. Lodging is available at the Vogelweh Inn and entertainment on base includes a movie theater, bowling alley, library, and fitness center.
Last updated: 6 December 2011