Military and Veterans Programs
Pikes Peak Community College is dedicated to serving the needs of active duty military and their family members; veterans, and their family members. We are a military friendly institution that delivers high quality education in a wide variety of career, technical and academic areas.
A comprehensive career education program is offered off campus to military personnel for resident credit. Evaluation of previous military education and training, federal government training, and work experience for the possible awarding of credit is available.
Pikes Peak Community College is a member of Service members Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a group of over 1,800 colleges and universities providing voluntary postsecondary education to members of the military throughout the world. The College awards credit for learning from appropriate military education and training experiences, facilitates the transfer of relevant course credits, and provides flexible academic residency requirements.
Service members Opportunity Colleges, developed jointly by representatives of the Armed Services, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and a consortium of leading national higher educational associations, is co-sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). PPCC also has been selected by the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) as an approved college and is listed in the DANTES Guide to External Degree Programs. The Associate of General Studies (AGS) degree is offered in conjunction with the Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) program.
Courses for resident credit are offered at the following military installations:
Fort Carson, Colorado
Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado
Veterans may be certified for educational benefits at the Centennial Campus, room A-229.
Students on active military duty should call either the Ft. Carson office (Army) at 719-502-4200 or the Peterson AFB office (all other branches) at 719-502-4300. Please see our website at www.ppcc/edu/military for more information.