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How long does it take to receive an official transcript?
Orders are processed the following duty day. All orders placed through the CCAF system are mailed through the United States Postal Service. Please allow 10-14 business days from when we receive your request for the transcript to be delivered. If you need your transcript faster, please use Option 1 and select the FedEx option.
If you are a non-Air Force enlisted member (i.e., member of another branch of service, officer, or civil service employee) who attended a CCAF course, and this is your first time requesting a CCAF transcript, we will need to create a CCAF record for you. Please follow the directions below:
NOTE: If you are not a registered student and have taken courses at a CCAF affiliated school, please provide the following documents:
- Complete CCAF Transcript Request Form
- Submit copies of course completion certificates
You may mail documentation/information to:
100 South Turner Blvd
Maxwell-Gunter AFB AL 36114-3011
You may also fax the above documents to 334-649-5106.
How does a student have his/her civilian credit applied to the CCAF record?
CCAF accepts only official transcripts from civilian institutions. The transcript must be mailed or transmitted directly from the civilian institution to CCAF. CCAF will not accept transcripts marked "Issued to Student," unofficial transcripts”, or faxed transcripts. Transcripts are not acceptable from students, counselors, recruiters, or any other third party.
Your school will need to mail your transcript to:
100 South Turner Blvd
Maxwell AFB, Gunter Annex AL 36114-3011
CCAF also accepts electronic transcripts from schools that use the vendors listed below. The transcripts are official and secure from alteration. Students will need to log onto their school’s website to order the transcripts. CCAF has an account established with each vendor. Students will need to select Community College of the Air Force or type firstname.lastname@example.org as the receiving institution. Electronic transcripts will only be accepted from these vendors. CCAF will not accept electronics transcript links from students or any third party.
Joint Service Transcript
National Student Clearinghouse
Maryland District Server (NOTE: You will need to either fax or mail a transcript request before University of Maryland sends the transcript electronically. There is no need to include an e-mail address just put CCAF or Community College of the Air Force. Fax: (240) 684-2005. Mail: UMUC Registrar, 3501 University Boulevard East, Adelphi, MD 20783)
How much time should be allowed for a student’s record to be updated?
Please allow at least 60-90 days for the student record to be updated once the transcript has been received at CCAF. CCAF processing of incoming transcripts includes transcript receipt, identification, scanning into Singularity, transcribing courses to student record, and course evaluation for degree program applicability.
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What is the General Education Mobile (GEM) program?
GEM is a partnership between CCAF and regionally accredited academic institutions to provide online freshman/sophomore level general education courses good for CCAF credit
I have partially completed my CCAF general education requirements, can I still participate?
Yes, students can use the GEM program to take one to all five general education courses -- written communication, mathematics, oral communication, humanities, and social science
Do I have to complete all my general education with one GEM school?
No, students do not have to complete all their general education requirements with one GEM school – this is one key feature of the GEM program
What if I PCS or deploy during the middle of my class?
Students who have internet connection can continue to take their GEM course anytime, anywhere in the world - this is another key feature of the GEM program
How will CCAF know I’ve taken GEM courses to complete my CCAF degree requirements?
Students must order a transcript from their GEM school to be sent to CCAF/DESS, 100 South Turner Blvd, MaxwellGunter AFB, AL 36114; please allow 45 days for your coursework to appear on your CCAF Web Progress Report
Will my GEM coursework transfer to another university?
Yes, in most cases
Will my GEM coursework transfer to an AU-ABC program?
Yes, in most cases! Many GEM partner schools are also AU-ABC partner schools
Where can I find more information about GEM?
Visit the local Education & Training Services Office, CCAF homepage, or Air Force Virtual Education Center for more information
Do I need to visit my base Education & Training Services Office to enroll?
How do I enroll in GEM?
How do I apply for TA?
Visit your Education & Training Services Office and/or on Air Force Virtual Education Center for more AF TA information
What is the Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) program?
The AU-ABC program links CCAF AAS students and graduates to online accredited civilian academic institutions that offer baccalaureate level educational opportunities to Air Force enlisted personnel
Why was the AU-ABC program created?
To offer baccalaureate degree opportunities to CCAF students and graduates that maximize military credit application
How do I enroll in AU-ABC?
How do I apply for Air Force Tuition Assistance (AF TA)?
Visit your Education & Training Services Office and/or on AFVEC Resources for more AF TA information
What are the differences between CAT I, CAT II and CAT III AU-ABC Programs?
Who can participate in the AU-ABC program?
Airmen must be currently serving in the active duty Air Force, Air Force Reserves or Air National Guard. Degree requirements may be completed after a student retires or separates from the Air Force
Which Schools/Colleges/Universities are AU-ABC Partners?
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.