MCAS YumaCommunity



Building 850, 928-269-3248/5614

The Voluntary Education Program, in the Education Center, offers assistance in educational and career counseling to service members, family members and DOD civilian employees in the Yuma area. The Education Staff assists with career assessments, tuition assistance, Joint Services Transcripts, Marine Corps COOL, United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP), Montgomery GI Bill and Post 9/11-GI Bill, basic skills preparation and proctoring exams. Additionally, the Education Center has satellite offices for Arizona Western College and Northern Arizona University.

Tuition Assistance

Before Marines enroll in college for the first time, they are encouraged to attend the College 101 orientation. Please contact the education office at 928-269-3248/5614 for the dates and times.


The education office offers a range of testing for both military and civilian exams. Military exams for active-duty service members include: Armed Forces Classification Test, Defense Language Aptitude Battery, Defense Language Proficiency Test, and the Oral Proficiency Interview. Civilian exams for active-duty service members include the SAT, ACT, GED practice, Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and college exams. Family members and DOD civilians can also have their college exams proctored through the education office. For more information you may call us at 928-269-3248 or visit us at the Education Center in Building 850 or online at

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