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Fort Meade Army Education Center

Anne Arundel Community College offers services at the Fort Meade Army Education Center located on the Fort George G. Meade Army Installation. Services provided include: admissions and registration, placement testing, academic advising, bill/payment plans and career services.

  • The Fort Meade Army Education Center services are available to active duty military, military dependents, veterans, reservists and civilians who have base access.
  • No special pass or military affiliation is required to take courses offered at Meade High School.

Contact Us:

Physical Address
Anne Arundel Community College
Army Education Center
8601 Zimborski Ave
Fort Meade, MD 20755-5093

Postal Address
Anne Arundel Community College
Fort Meade Center
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012




Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Hours are subject to change. Please call for confirmation.

AACC at the Fort Meade Army Education Center

Enrollment Process at the Fort Meade Army Education Center

GoArmyEd is the portal utilized by eligible Active Duty Army, National Guard, and Army Reserve soldiers to request tuition assistance (TA) and enroll in classes. AACC information and classes can be found in the GoArmyEd portal. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us at 410-672-2117 or email  or visit the Fort Meade Army Education Center on Zimborski Avenue.

  • STEP 1 Apply for Admission: All students planning to enroll in credit classes must complete an admissions application. Apply online or visit the Fort Meade Army Education Center and we can process your admission application on the spot. There is no application fee.
  • STEP 2 Placement Testing and/or Transfer Credit: Placement tests are available at no charge through the Fort Meade Army Education Center (301-677-6421) by appointment only or visit AACC at Arundel Mills, Glen Burnie Town Center, or Arnold locations (no appointment necessary at these locations). Students who have already completed college level math and/or English should submit transcripts in lieu of the placement test requirement. ESL placement tests are NOT available at Fort Meade Army Education Center until further notice. Please call AACC at the Glen Burnie Town Center 410-777-2906 or Arnold campus 410-777-2375 to take ESL placement tests.

Submit your official Joint Services (Army, Navy, or Marines), Community College of the Air Force, or Coast Guard Institute transcript, or a photocopy of your DD-214. AACC awards credit for your general education health/fitness/wellness requirement for basic training and also awards credit for other military training and occupations using the American Council on Education credit recommendations.

Submit all official college and military transcripts to:
Anne Arundel Community College
Records and Registration Office
101 College Pkwy
Arnold, MD 21012 
410-777-2538 or 410-777-2572
  • STEP 3 Academic Advising: Academic Advising is available at the Fort Meade Army Education Center by appointment only. Appointments are 30 minutes long and please be sure to bring all previous college transcripts and any SAT/ACT scores to your appointment. To make an appointment please call 410-672-2117 or email 

  • STEP 4 Registration: Register for credit or noncredit continuing education classes. You can view course offerings and register for classes online (available for returning students only). GoArmyEd students be sure to use the GoArmyEd portal for all course enrollments.
  • STEP 5 Apply for Financial Aid and Billing: Many students are eligible for some type of aid, such as grants or scholarships, in addition to tuition assistance (TA). Apply online for financial aid or scholarships. Payments can be made at the Fort Meade Army Education Center using check, money order, credit or debit cards. We offer payment plans, receive financial aid and process military tuition assistance forms. Cash payments are not accepted at the Fort Meade Army Education Center.
  • STEP 6 Purchase Textbooks: The bookstore is not available at the Fort Meade Army Education Center. Order textbooks online or, with advanced notice, pick up your textbook at AACC at Arundel Mills or the Glen Burnie Town Center. Call 410-777-2220 to make arrangements.

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