It’s easy to get started. Whether you're focused on advancing your career or continuing your education, UMGC offers the ideal program to help you reach your goal.
Get Started and Register
Apply for admission to UMGC: Complete the online application for admission. It typically takes about 10 minutes. Be sure to select "U.S. Federal Government" as your employer on the application form.
Verify your employment: Complete a tuition benefits verification form for each term that you plan to enroll in courses. Be sure to fill out the proper form. UMGC has a separate verification form for employees/members and spouses/dependents.
Earn credit for your education and eligible experience: To use your EMI credit hours from ACE, please have an official transcript sent to UMGC through the ACE CREDIT Registry and Transcript System. Follow these instructions for submitting your official transcripts from any previous institutions of higher education.
Register for classes: Once you're admitted to UMGC, you will receive a student ID (EmplID) so you can register for courses online. Check the schedule of classes to view courses, and then register for classes online using the MyUMGC Student Portal.