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The MacDill Education Office Experience

Expand your opportunities at Saint Leo’s MacDill Education Office—whether you’re finishing a degree or starting an undergraduate program to enhance your career.

Enjoy the full Saint Leo experience. The MacDill Education Office —located at the MacDill Air Force Base near Tampa—offers flexible class schedules, affordable tuition, outstanding faculty and an environment tailored to busy adult students and members of the military.

No matter where you are, you can count on the same quality curriculum and academic rigor as University Campus classes.

  • Affordable Academic Excellence: Benefit from a degree from a top Catholic university that is both regionally accredited and a nationally recognized leader in adult education.
  • Flexible Convenience: Take on-ground classes on evenings and weekends, or online and distance learning classes whenever, wherever—whether you live nearby or are deployed overseas.
  • Personal Attention: A focus on individual needs is central to our mission. With a Center faculty-student ratio of 25:1, you can easily build close relationships with fellow students, instructors and advisors.

Military-Friendly Education

Our education facilities near you are located at MacDill AFB—civilians, however, are unable to attend this location. Learn more about enrolling in courses on military bases.

Graduate & Undergraduate 16-week Semester Dates


Semester Dates
Fall 2020 August 24 - December 13
Spring 2021 January 11 - May 2
Summer 2021 May 3 - August 22

Graduate & Undergraduate 8-week Term Dates


Term Dates
Summer I 2020 May 4 - Jun 28
Summer II 2020 June 29 - August 23
Fall I 2020 August 24 - October 18
Fall II 2020 October 19 - December 13
Spring I 2021 January 11 - March 7
Spring II 2021 March 8 - May 2
Summer I 2021 May 3 - June 27

Testing Services

The Saint Leo University MacDill Education Office offers CLEP and DSST testing services to our military community on MacDill Air Force Base. Persons that do not have their own access to the base are unable to use this testing facility.

Exams are conducted weekly on Wednesdays at 9:30am in room 213 of the Base Education Center located at 8102 Condor St, Bldg. 252, MacDill AFB, FL 33621.


  • Walk-ins will not be accepted.
  • You may make an exam appointment up to two weeks in advance.
  • Before scheduling an exam, you must complete the registration process.
  • To schedule an exam, please send an e-mail to with your name, exam title, and requested date.
  • If you are taking a CLEP exam, please include the CLEP Exam Registration Ticket.
  • If you are taking a DSST exam, please confirm that you have a username and password. On test day, if you are unable to login to the system, you will not be able to test.


CLEP: During the registration process, if you are military, select that you are eligible for DANTES funding and identify a score recipient by searching for your specific school.

Saint Leo students: Saint Leo University-Saint Leo-Registrar
CCAF students: Community College of the Air Force

DSST: If you are a military member, create a DSST MILITARY account to indicate that you are DANTES funded. During the registration process, use Test Center Code 7177 to identify that you are testing at MacDill. Please identify a score recipient by searching the code for your specific school.

Saint Leo students: 9293
CCAF students: 7992

Useful Links



Saint Leo University Transfer Policies:
Scroll down to CLEP and DANTES to view the Transferability Tables.

DANTES The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support provides additional information on Military CLEP and DSST pass rates, funding, test prep,  and transcripts:

Modern States Education Alliance:
A nonprofit organization that offers a series of free online & self-paced courses in CLEP subjects taught by some of the world’s leading universities’ professors.

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