AACC is dedicated to helping service members and their families reach their education goals. That’s why we have created a welcoming space for our military and veteran students to gather, share information, support one another, and receive assistance of all types.
Already a student at AACC? Get quick access to information especially for military learners. Learn how to get college credit for your basic training and other military experience. Access the forms to file for your financial aid benefits.
The Military/Veteran Resource Center (MVRC) is the perfect spot on the main campus to get some work done, enjoy your lunch, or just take a break—all in the company of fellow servicemen and women. We also have an adjoining room that is designed to be comfortable and quiet, for those that need a little break to re-energize. We always have coffee, tea, a water cooler, and snacks to help you get through your day.
If you want to explore additional resources specific to military and veteran students, the accordions below should get you started.
Did you know you could earn college credit for your military experience?
The college offers comprehensive financial benefits to veterans, active members of the military and their dependents.
Have you been called to military service while enrolled at AACC?
Students at Anne Arundel Community College are charged tuition according to their residence. Active Duty Military personnel, regardless of where they reside or are stationed, pay tuition at the in-county rate. Verification must be presented to the Cashier’s Office and State Authorization restrictions may apply.
The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) provides an opportunity for students to earn a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force or Army while completing their college degree requirements. Anne Arundel Community College participates in a cross-town agreement with the University of Maryland College Park and Bowie State University. AACC students must be full-time and in good academic standing to participate. AACC will apply up to eight credits of ROTC classes taken at other colleges toward an AACC associate degree. For information regarding eligibility, procedures, and possible scholarship opportunities, contact the specific school and branch listed below:
AACC is home to a chapter of the Student Veterans of America, a coalition of student veteran groups from college campuses across the United States. Contact the Military & Veterans Resource Center for more information.
AACC partners with the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), General Education Mobile (GEM) and GoArmyEd.
AACC has joined the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) in its initiative General Education Mobile (GEM). GEM is a partnership with CCAF and civil academic institutions to offer a cluster for freshman/sophomore-level courses through online delivery. AACC offers online courses in each of the five general education areas: mathematics, written communication, oral communication, social/behavioral sciences, and arts/humanities. Tuition is based on residency; some fees apply.
|CCAF GenEd Requirments||Credit Hours||AACC Course|
|Written Communication||3||ENG-111 Composition and Intro to Lit 1|
|Mathematics||3||MAT-100 The Nature of Mathematics|
|Mathematics||3||MAT-141 College Algebra and Trig 1 (currently MAT 145)|
|Mathematics||3||MAT-145 Precalculus 1 (formerly MAT 141)|
|Mathematics||4||MAT-151 Accelerated Precalculus|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences||3||AMS-100 Intro to American Studies|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences||3||AMS-121 Popular Culture in America|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences||3||ECO-116 Inside the Global Economy|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences||3||FTR-110 Globalization and Its Future|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences||3||HIS-211 History of the U.S. Through the Civil War|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences||3||HIS-212 History of the U.S. Since the Civil War|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences||3||PLS-111 American Government|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences||3||PSY-111 Intro to Psychology|
|Social/Behavioral Sciences||3||SOC-111 Intro to Sociology|
|Arts/Humanities||3||PHL-141 Intro to Logic|
|Oral Communication||3||COM-111 Fund. of Oral Communication|
AACC provides admissions and registration, placement testing, academic advising, bill/payment plans and career services at the Fort Meade Army Education Center on the Fort George G. Meade Army Installation.