Vision: Be the premier education enterprise solution within the Department of Defense.

Mission: The Army Continuing Education System (ACES) promotes lifelong learning, readiness and resilience through flexible and relevant education programs, services and systems in support of the Total Army family.

FORT JACKSON EDUCATION CENTER                                      

“Serving People Is Our Business”

Mission
To vigorously promote lifelong learning opportunities to sharpen the competitive edge of the Army in providing and managing quality self-development programs and services . We are committed to provide professional educational counseling services and guidance on our educational programs to support individual military and/or civilian career goals while stationed at Fort Jackson and surrounding areas.

Education Services and programs are available at the Education Center and Multi-Use Learning Facility (MLF), Building #4600.

Active duty Soldiers, Reserve and National Guard components, retirees, Department of Army Civilians (DAC) and their adult Family members may receive counseling, information about financial aid, on-post adult educational programs, and enrollment processes in selected programs.

Counseling Services include:

  • Education, career, and guidance counseling.
  • Financial aid, grants and scholarship information.
  • Post 9/11 , Montgomery GI BILL Veterans Education Assistance Program (VEAP), and other GIBILL benefit programs.
  • Requesting Joint Service Transcript (JST) or DD295 for evaluation of military experience to civilian college for college credit.
  • ROTC Green to Gold Program, AMEDD and Physician Assistant information.
  • Collegiate and Career Readiness Enhancement Program (C2RE)

Counselor Contact Numbers:

803-751-6072
803-751-4714

803-751-5952

Higher Education Transition Counselor Contact Number

803-751-4762

ACES Email:educationlab@sc.twcbc.com

FORT JACKSON TESTING CENTER

Monday-Friday- 0830 – 1630

–ALL EXAMS MUST BE SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE –
APPOINTMENT APPROVAL NEEDED FOR ALL EXAMS
Call 751-5341 for an appointment or further info.

Mondays………………………….0900 & 1300   Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)**

Tuesdays…………………………0900                Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

1300                 AFCT/SIFT/DLAB

Wednesdays……………………..0900 & 1300   Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)**

Thursdays…………………….ADMIN – No Testing

Fridays……………………………0900                 AFCT /SIFT/DLAB***

1300               TABE

FRIDAY TESTING MAY CHANGE DUE TO BSEP CLASS

**(OPI) Oral Proficiency Interview scheduled on “as needed” basis

The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and American College Testing (ACT) are administered on specific dates and times. Please call the Education Center at 803-751-5341 for detailed information.

A confirmed registration and DA 4187 is required for exams. Please arrive NLT 15 minutes prior to the scheduled exam for processing.

**The DLPT, AFCT, SIFT, OPI and DLAB require a completed Department of Army (DA) 4187 form noting the name of the exam. The DA 4187 must be signed by both the Soldier and the Soldier’s Commander and submitted prior to the day of testing.

Hours of Operation: 0730-1630

Counseling Services: Monday- Friday, 0730-1630

Go Army ED: 
https://www.goarmyed.com/public/facility_pages/Fort_Jackson_Education_Center/default.asp

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