Volkel offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students.

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at Volkel, Netherlands.

March 2020 - Due to the current coronavirus situation and the closure of the education center, all of our usual services have moved to a remote virtual office. National Test Center testing will not be available in this virtual environment, but testing advice will be available.

Join the UMGC team in our remote office using Zoom at: https://umuc.zoom.us/j/150285940



  • Education Center: Volkel Education Center
  • Building: 404, Room 17

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday, 1100-1600
During registration, additional appointments available on request
Closed U.S. holidays, family, and goal days

Contact Information

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: 314-359-5803
Civilian: +31-(0)41-333-5803
Email: advisingbenelux-europe@umgc.edu

Social Work Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri, 0900-1600
Civilian: +49-(0)631-534-80315
Email: socialwork-europe@umgc.edu

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

UMGC does not provide a computer lab at this location. However, a computer lab is available through the Education Center and it provides four computers with access to the Internet. Please check with the education center staff for lab availability.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the Volkel Education Center in Building 404, Room 17.

To find our location, please take the A50 until the N264. Exit onto the N264 and at the end of the exit, turn right. Follow the signs for "Vliegbasis Volkel" (all signs will have a small plane icon to indicate airbase). At the traffic circles, exit in the direction of "Vliegbasis Volkel." The Volkel base is located on the right side of "Zeelandsedijk" street. After you pass through the entrance and the inspection area on base, drive straight on and then take the second left turn. The Volkel Education Center is located in Building 404, the second building on the right side. The UMGC office is located to the left of the main entrance, the third door on the right.

It is recommended that you call in advance to obtain a gate pass to get on base. In addition, you may be required to show your passport and leave it with the gate guard to be allowed on base.

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