Schinnen offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students.

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at Schinnen, Netherlands, and also assists students at JFC Brunssum.


  • Base: U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen
  • Education Center: USAG Benelux-Schinnen Education Center

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday, 0900-1300

Closed U.S. holidays

Contact Information

  • DSN: 314-360-7620
  • Civilian: +31-(0)46-443-7620
  • Fax: DSN 314-364-6042, CIV +31-(0)45-563-6042
  • Email:

Upcoming On-Site Events

Thank you for your interest. We currently have no events in this location scheduled at this time. See the full list of upcoming webinars and events.


Emphasizing a personal approach to education, the UMGC academic advising staff is always available to assist you in developing a personalized plan of study. Request a Fast Plan and meet the advising team.

Contact us to set an appointment with your academic advisor.

UMGC Academic Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri 0800-1630
DSN: 314-360-7620
Civilian: +31-(0)46-443-7620

Social Work Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri, 0900-1600
Civilian: +49-(0)631-534-80315

Your Advisor(s)

Kate Randolph, BA

Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Testing Services

Placement tests for math courses are available through your local UMGC office. Please contact your program coordinator for more information.

UMGC also offers National Test Center (NTC) featuring exams and certifications in a wide variety of subject areas, on-site support, easy scheduling, and the benefit of instant score results. Available exams include College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), Pearson VUE, and Excelsior College exams. If you are interested in earning credit or certifications through testing services, find a National Test Center near you.

Computer Labs

The UMGC-sponsored computer lab has 3 computers available for student use, as well as a laser printer. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. The computer lab is accessible Mon-Fri. from 0900-1630.

Directions and Parking

The U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen, home to USAG Benelux-Schinnen Education Center, is located in the Netherlands directly off the A4/A76 motorway, about 15 minutes from the German Border and approximately 40 minutes from NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen.

To find our location, please follow the A4/A76 Expressway to the Netherlands (direction Heerlen). After crossing the border, take the "Schinnen/Oirsbeek" Exit 4. After exiting, take a right onto Breinder, cross the railroad tracks and then an take immediate left onto Borgerweg. Continue straight ahead on Borgerweg and over a small traffic island until you reach the front gate of USAG Schinnen. The education center is located at the epicenter of the small base, on the second floor above Community Bank. Parking is available in front of the building.

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