CCAF Transcripts - Frequently Asked Questions

Order a Transcript

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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.

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 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)

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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General Education Mobile (GEM) Program - Frequently Asked Questions

View the General Education Mobile Brochure

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GEM is a partnership between CCAF and regionally accredited academic institutions to provide online freshman/sophomore level general education courses good for CCAF credit

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

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

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

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

Yes, in most cases

Yes, in most cases! Many GEM partner schools are also AU-ABC partner schools

Visit the local Education & Training Services Office, CCAF homepage, or Air Force Virtual Education Center for more information

  • The Education & Training Services Office is your first contact for any GEM questions or information
  • GEM information can be accessed via the Air Force Virtual Education Center
  • First students search for a GEM school that meets their needs and preferences on Air Force Virtual Education Center
  • Then students must contact their school of choice to fill out appropriate application/paperwork

Visit your Education & Training Services Office and/or on Air Force Virtual Education Center for more AF TA information

Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) Program - Frequently Asked Questions

View the Associate-to-Baccalaureate Brochure

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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   

To offer baccalaureate degree opportunities to CCAF students and graduates that maximize military credit application 

  • First, students search for an AU-ABC school that meets their needs and preferences on the AFVEC
  • Then students must contact their school of choice to fill out appropriate application/paperwork 

Visit your Education & Training Services Office and/or on AFVEC Resources for more AF TA information

  • AU-ABC CAT I Program - Program designed for Airmen with a Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) associate in applied science (AAS) degree.  These CCAF graduates are guaranteed that no more than 60 SH of additional credit will be required to complete a baccalaureate degree
  • AU-ABC CAT II Program - Program designed primarily for Airmen who are currently enrolled in a CCAF AAS degree program.  Partnering institutions will identify prerequisite coursework (no more than three courses/nine SH) the CCAF student needs to complete as part of their CCAF General Education and Program Elective requirements.  These courses would simultaneously fulfill both the CCAF AAS and AU-ABC degree requirements.  Upon completion of his/her CCAF degree, the student would be guaranteed that no more than 60 SH of additional credit will be required to complete an AU-ABC baccalaureate degree; provided the student completed the specific prerequisite coursework
  • AU-ABC CAT III Program - Program which requires CCAF AAS graduates to complete more than 60 SH of credit beyond the AAS but meet all other AU-ABC specifications.   

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  

  • American InterContinental University
  • American Military University
  • Amridge University
  • Angelo State University
  • Ashford University
  • Baker College Online
  • Bellevue University
  • Bismarck State College
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Brandman University
  • Capitol Technology University
  • Colorado Technical University
  • Columbia College
  • Columbia Southern University
  • Dakota Statue University
  • DeVry University
  • East Carolina University
  • Eastern Oregon University
  • ECPI University
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Excelsior College
  • Fort Hays State University
  • Georgia Military College
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Granite State College 
  • Grantham University
  • Indiana State University
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Liberty University
  • Minot State University
  • Missouri Western State University
  • National American University
  • National Graduate School of Quality Management
  • National Louis University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northwest Florida State College
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana
  • Northwood University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Park University
  • Purdue University
  • Regent University
  • Regis University
  • Saint Leo University
  • Southern Illinois Carbondale
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Southwestern College
  • Strayer University
  • SUNY - Empire State College
  • Thomas Edison State University
  • Thomas University
  • Touro University Worldwide
  • Trident University International
  • Troy University
  • Union Institute & University
  • United States Sports Academy
  • University of Alaska Anchorage
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • University of Great Falls
  • University of Maryland University College
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of Northwestern Ohio
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of The Incarnate Word
  • University of West Alabama
  • University of Wyoming
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
  • Waldorf College
  • Wayland Baptist University
  • Webster University
  • Wilmington University

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 and space professionals to explore credentials recognized by the civilian community that can enhance their current performance in their Air and Space Force job.

AU Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative 

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.

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.