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The Community College of the Air Force is a federally-chartered academic institution that serves the United States Air and Space Force's enlisted total force. We partner with 112 affiliated Air and Space Force schools and 300 Education Service Offices located worldwide to serve approximately 270,000 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.
We strive to meet the demands of the Air and Space Force's expeditionary environment and at the same time help airmen and space professionals 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.
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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 and Space Forces.
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.
A forum to keep education services personnel, affiliated schools, Air and Space Force training personnel, recruiters, and the community colleges constituents at large abreast of CCAF news, policies and procedures.
Keep up with the latest changes at CCAF that could affect our registered students, advisors, and staff.
Airmen and Space Professionals earned 2M semester hours through the CCAF system last year. That's $500 million dollars of college credit delivered through AF and Space Force technical training, OJT, and PME--HALF A BILLION DOLLARS!
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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 COOL provides a one-stop for airmen and space professionals to explore credentials recognized by the civilian community that can enhance their current performance in their Air and Space Force job.
Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) directs airmen and space progessionals 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.
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.
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.