Navy College Office
The NCO Yokosuka staff invites you to visit our office and allow us to help plan your voluntary education.
Additional Universities and Colleges are located here:
- Central Texas College,
- University of Maryland University Campus,
- University of Phoenix
We have academic advisors to assist with your educational planning. Appointments are recommended to save you wait time, but walk-ins are also welcome.
Navy training and experience can earn you college credit. We’ll show you how military credits fit into your degree plans. We can provide your Sailor and Marine American Council on Education Registered Transcript (SMART) and have your evaluation in just minutes.
Seating is usually limited to 20. Active duty military personnel have priority. Call us to schedule an appointment. Please allow seven weeks for delivery of specialty exams before scheduling.
Defense Language Proficiency Tests (DLPT) and OPI are available. Contact us to order the test as well as to schedule the taking of the test. See NCO annual testing schedule at testing link for most recent information. CAC card is required.
National Testing Center
The National Testing Center, operated by UMUC is located in room 332. CLEP/DSST/EXCELSIOR Exams are offered. Testing is free for active duty personnel (CAC card required); DoD civilians and other US civilians can buy a voucher from the web site and then can “walk in” like military members. The voucher takes 24 to 48 hours to go through the system so you need buy the voucher at least a week before taking the test. CLEP/DSST Exam testing is conducted Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 12 noon - 4 p.m. EXCELSIOR and Pearson VUE Exams are conducted Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call 241-4216 or National Testing Center.
Navy College Learning Center
Academic Skills Improvement – Brush up on your Math, English, and Reading abilities through a computer-based program. Prepare for college, increase ASVAB, SAT/ACT scores, or earn your GED. Visit the Navy College Learning Center (NCLC) on the third deck, Room # 363 of the Fleet Recreation Center (Building 3008) or call 241-4600. The hours are; Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Be informed about the degrees and classes offered on base, NCPACE, and Distance Education opportunities.
Funding opportunities explained include: Tuition Assistance, Montgomery GI Bill, Post 9/11 GI Bill, Pell Grants, MyCAA for military spouses, and scholarships.
University of Phoenix - "Earn a master's degree no matter where the military sends you"
UMUC Asia - University of Maryland University College
CTC - Central Texas College "Education for the Individual"
Building 3008, Fleet Recreation Center, 3rd Deck, Room 347
PSC 474 Box 99
FPO AP 96349-0099
DSN 315-243-8131/Comm. (011) 81-46-243-8131/Fax 315-243-7972
Office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Closed from 3:00-4 p.m. Re-opens from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.,
Friday 7a.m. - 3 p.m.