Ryan HallThe Community College of the Air Force is a federally-chartered degree-granting institution that serves the United States Air Force's enlisted total force. We partner with over 108 affiliated Air Force schools, 82 Education Service Offices located worldwide, and more than 1,500 civilian academic institutions to serve approximately 300,000 active, guard, and reserve enlisted personnel, making CCAF the world's largest community college system. The college annually awards over 22,000 associate in applied science degrees from 71 degree programs. 

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We strive to meet the demands of the Air Force's expeditionary environment and at the same time help airmen achieve their educational goals by capitalizing on job-related training and education as part of flexible degree completion programs.

Within our website you'll find information about our degree programs, our certification and licensure programs, and our regional accreditation. So whether you're a prospective or current student, an education counselor, a recruiter, or a commander, we've designed this website to provide valuable information about higher education opportunities with CCAF.

Vision:
The community college of choice, providing a path to higher learning for those with a calling to serve.

Mission:
Offer and award job-related associate in applied science degrees and other academic credentials that enhance mission readiness, contribute to recruiting, assist in retention, and support the career transitions and professional growth of the Air Force enlisted corps.

 

Publications and Reports

CCAF General Catalog

The Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, Gunter Annex, Alabama, is an institution of higher learning dedicated to the enlisted members of the United States Air Force.

CCAF Student Handbook

The CCAF Student Handbook is designed for you, the student.  The primary aim of this handbook is to acquaint you with CCAF and help you understand the academic process. 

CCAF Update

A forum to keep education services personnel, affiliated schools, Air Force training personnel, recruiters, and the community colleges constituents at large abreast of CCAF news, policies and procedures. 

CCAF By The Numbers

CCAF Quarterly Data to include total number of registered students, total number of graduates, degrees awarded, certifications and more.

Senior Enlisted Leader Report

Airmen earned 2M semester hours through the CCAF system last year.  That's $500 million dollars of college credit delivered through AF technical training, OJT, and PME--HALF A BILLION DOLLARS!

On the first edition of How to Air Force, we learn how to earn a CCAF degree.
CCAF is the world's only college exclusively for enlisted members
AF COOL, one-stop for airmen to explore credentials recognized by the civilian community.
AU recognizes UND’s Bachelor of General Studies program, apply 64 CCAF credits toward degree.

Air Force Virtual Education Center

AF Virtual Education Center (AFVEC)

AFVEC offers a wide array of on-line services to empower you to actively participate in all aspects of your education to include the creation and management of online Tuition Assistance (TA).

AF Credentialling Opportunities On-Line (AF Cool)

AF COOL provides a one-stop for airmen to explore credentials recognized by the civilian community that can enhance airmen's current performance in their AF job.

AU Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative 

Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) directs Airmen with associate in applied science degrees from the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) to a collection of accredited “military friendly” colleges and universities.

General Education Mobile (GEM)

GEM is a partnership between CCAF & partnering regionally accredited civilian schools to provide general education courses that meet CCAF requirements in an online format: anytime, anywhere availability.

DoD SkillBridge

The DoD SkillBridge initiative promotes the civilian job training authority available for transitioning military Service members. Service members meeting certain qualifications can participate in civilian job and employment training, including apprenticeships and internships.