Army Continuing Education Services (ACES)

Army Continuing Education Services (ACES),
Fort Jackson, South Carolina

“Serving People Is Our Business”


To vigorously promote lifelong learning opportunities to sharpen the competitive edge of the Army in providing and managing quality self-development programs and services . We are committed to provide professional educational counseling services and guidance on our educational programs to support individual military and/or civilian career goals while stationed at Fort Jackson and surrounding areas.

 Education Services and programs are available at the Education Center and Multi-Use Learning Facility (MLF), Building #4600.

Active duty Soldiers, Reserve and National Guard components, retirees, Department of Army Civilians (DAC) and their adult Family members may receive counseling, information about financial aid, on-post adult educational programs, and enrollment processes in selected programs.

Counseling Services include:

  • Education, career, and guidance counseling.
  • Financial aid, grants and scholarship information.
  • Post 9/11 , Montgomery GI BILL Veterans Education Assistance Program (VEAP), and other GIBILL benefit programs.
  • Requesting Joint Service Transcript (JST) or DD295 for evaluation of military experience to civilian college for college credit.
  • ROTC Green to Gold Program, AMEDD and Physician Assistant information.
  • Collegiate and Career Readiness Enhancement Program (C2RE)

Counselor Contact Numbers:
Higher Education Transition Counselor Number:





Testing Weekly Schedule
Mondays………………………….Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)** Tuesdays…………………………Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)Wednesdays……………………..Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)**Thursdays………………………..Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT)**Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT)**Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB)**(All test above are administered on the 1st, 3rd, 4th Thurs.) 

General Technical (GT) Predictor given on the 2nd Thurs.


Fridays……………….         Tests for Collegiate & Career Readiness Enhancement

Classes (C2RE) as required.


The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and American College Testing (ACT) are administered on specific dates and times. Please call the Education Center at 803-751-5341 or 803-751-5343 for detailed information.

**The DLPT, AFCT, SIFT, OPI and DLAB require a completed Department of Army (DA) 4187 form noting the name of the exam. The DA 4187 must be signed by both the Soldier and the Soldier’s Commander and submitted to the testing office prior to the schedule testing date.


On Post Colleges:

Midlands Technical College 803-782-3213

  • Associate in Applied Science Criminal Justice Technology
  • Associate in Applied Science Management

University of South Carolina 803-782-8810

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Experimental Psychology

Claflin University 803-787-0596

  • Bachelor in Sociology/Criminal Justice Management
  • Bachelor in Organizational Management

Webster University 803-738-0603

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration Information Technology
  • Master of Business Administration Human Resources Management
  • Master of Business Administration Management and Leadership
  • Master of Arts Business and Organizational Security Management
  • Master of Arts Information Technology
  • Master of Arts Human Resources Management
  • Master of Arts Management and Leadership

Education Services Officer (ESO): 803-751-7209

Education Specialist: 803-751-0823

Click HERE to request for Classroom Reservation


Phone: 803-751-5341, Fax: 803-751-6849

 Hours of Operation: 0730-1630

               MLF-Computer Lab… 0730-1600

               Counseling Services….Tuesdays-Friday; 0800-1130*

*Limited counseling hours due to staff shortage