Technology and Academic Resource Center (TARC)
The TARC is a specific area for service member training/learning and self-development (to include college course work). Services at the TARC include:
- Computers with internet access, which support desktop video conferencing
- Access to digital resources, language labs, tutorial assistance, and training materials
- Online access to the Army Correspondence Course Program, the Reimer Digital Library, self-development classes, NCOPDS training courses, and college classes
Please note: the TARC is not a public computer lab, and is not for checking social media, personal email accounts, or other web browsing.
Reach Your Academic Goals
Seven on-base colleges deliver face-to-face classes at both education centers on JBLM.
- ⚠Central Texas College
- ⚠Central Washington University
- ⚠Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
- ⚠Pierce College
- ⚠Saint Martin's University
- ⚠University of Maryland Global Campus
- ⚠University of Massachusetts Global
COLLEGE OFFICES AT THE STONE EDUCATION CENTER
|College||Phone||Hours of Operation|
Central Texas College
|253-964-1070||Mon, Tue, Thu: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wed: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Central Washington University
|509-963-1210||Mon-Thu 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
|Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
|253-589-1728||Tue & Thu: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
|253-964-6567||Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Fri: 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
|Saint Martin's University
|253-964-4688||Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Remote)
|University of Maryland Global Campus
|253-325-4091||Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Fri: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
|Email: University of Massachusetts Global
|253-964-2503||Mon-Thu 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Remote)
Services, Contacts and Hours
Helping you connect with the support you need.
|Service||Phone||Hours of Operation|
Army Continuing Education Services (ACES)
|253-967-7174 | 253-967-7295
|Mon, Thu-Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tue: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
|253-967-2187||Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.|
|Technology and Academic Resource Center (TARC)||253-967-2171 | 253-967-3606||Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 4 p.m|
|Army Personnel Testing||253-967-3889 | 253-967-3357||Mon/Tue/Fri 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.|
|TABE Testing||253-967-5657||Mon-Wed & Fri 8:45 a.m.
Thu: 12:45 p.m.
|FAST/BSEP||253-967-2169||Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
Supporting active duty, National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve, and other Department of Defense personnel in the region.
A consolidated testing facility that administers the Army Personnel Tests. Tests available include the Armed Forces Classification Test, Selection Instrument Flight Training, American Language Course Placement Course, Defense Language Aptitude Battery, and the Defense Language Proficiency Test. We also make appointments through the Defense Language Institute Monterey, CA, for Oral Proficiency Telephonic Interviews.
Army Personnel Testing
Open Mon-Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
|Monday||8:00 a.m. - GT Predictor | 9:00 a.m. - DLPT Listening and Reading|
|Tuesday||8:45 a.m. - TABE|
|Wednesday||8:00 a.m. - AFCT | 8:45 a.m. - TABE | 1:00 p.m. - DLAB|
|Thursday||8:00 a.m. - DLPT Listening and Reading | 8:00 a.m. - SIFT | 8:45 p.m. - TABE|
|Friday||8:00 a.m. - DLPT Listening and Reading|
Conducts placement tests, CLEP, Pearson Vue, Proctor exams.
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