Vandenberg Air Force Base Center

VAFB Center

641 Utah Avenue, Bldg. 13640, Rm 216
Vandenberg AFB, CA 93437
(805) 734-3500
(805) 735-3366 ext. 3250

The new Base Education Building is now open!
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Monday/Tuesday: 1:30 - 5:45 p.m.

Wednesday/Thursday: 10:00 am - 2:30 p.m. 

Please note: Cashier services end one half hour before close

Allan Hancock College has been offering classes at Vandenberg Air Force Base since 1952 when the base was called Camp Cook. The center, which is open to the general public, consists of three classrooms and one administrative office. The Allan Hancock College Vandenberg AFB Center is part of the Base Education Center shared with the U.S. Air Force Education Office and private four-year universities.

SUMMER 2016 class offerings

EMS 102 - First Aid & Safety
CRN 10789

Tuesday/Thursday, 5:30-8:40 p.m.

POLS 103 - American Government
CRN 10790

Tuesday/Thursday, 5:30-8:40 p.m.

SPCH 101 - Public Speaking           
CRN 10791

Monday/Wednesday, 5:30-8:40 p.m.


MATH 141 - Precalculus
CRN 21674

Monday/Wednesday, 5:30-8:40 p.m.
August 22-December 15 (17 weeks)

ART 101 - Art Appreciation
CRN 21619

Saturday, 8 a.m.-5:05 p.m.
August 27-October 1 (6 weeks)

BUS 389 - Customer Service: Series
CRN 21616

Saturday, 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
August 27-October 1 (6 weeks)

SPCH 101 - Public Speaking           
CRN 21622

Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:25 p.m.
August 27-October 15 (8 weeks)

BUS 387 - Executive Leadership: Series
CRN 21617

Saturday, 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
October 8-November 19 (6 weeks)

BUS 104 - Business Organization & Mgmt.
CRN 21620

Fri, 5:30-9:45 p.m. & Sat, 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
October 14-November 5 (4 weeks)

GEOG 103 - World Regional Geography
CRN 21621

Monday/Wednesday, 5:30-8:40 p.m.
October 17-December 10 (8 weeks)

PSY 101 - General Psychology
CRN 21742

Fri, 5:30-9:45 p.m. & Sat, 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
October 21-November 19 (4 weeks)


For complete course details, visit Class Search on our website.

Vandenberg AFB Access

If you are attending classes at the Vandenberg AFB Center and do not normally have access to the base, you are required to provide proof of registration in an Allan Hancock College class held at Vandenberg AFB (registration document/receipt), a valid driver's license, current vehicle registration and proof of insurance when applying for a gate pass at the main gate visitor's facility. The visitor's facility is open seven days a week, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Allow approximately 30 minutes for issuance of a gate pass. Passes will be issued no earlier than the morning of the day the class begins.

Students must carry their personal passes with them at all times while on base. Passes may be used only for the purpose of class attendance; students who drop Vandenberg AFB classes must relinquish their gate pass at the time the class is dropped. 

Vandenberg AFB Center provides the following support services: 

Financial Aid
Cashiering Services 

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Brian Farris
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