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Leverage your military expertise and experience with an advanced degree. Move up the military ranks or transition successfully into a civilian role with Webster University—proving unmatched military education for more than 40 years.

With online or military base options, you can balance school with work, military and life commitments—even if deployed. Military credits also transfer easily.

Plus, we’ve been recognized for the second consecutive year as a military-friendly institution that helps veterans and active duty service members pursue, pay for and complete their degrees.



Years recognized as one of the Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report

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Important Dates & Campus Closures

  • Jan. 18, 2021: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • May 31, 2021: Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • July 5, 2021: U.S. Independence Day observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Sept. 6, 2021: Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Nov. 25-26, 2021: Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)

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Base security measures require that each term civilian, non-DoD affiliated students obtain laminated picture ID cards issued from the Shiloh Gate Visitor Control Center (VCC) in order to obtain entry onto Scott AFB for class.

  • Civilian students will be required to apply for picture ID cards for each term of enrollment. 
  • Civilian students will need to complete a “Consent for Background Check” form. This form must have your original signature therefore it cannot be faxed or emailed to our office. Please contact our office for a copy of this form.
  • If you are a late registrant, you will need to come by our office for documentation to take to the VCC.
  • A student/faculty pass is only valid for the person to which it was issued.
  • Passes will only be valid 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after your scheduled class time.
  • Passes are only to be used to go directly from the gate and directly to class and return.
  • If you lose your pass you must report the loss to the VCC.

Obtaining a Term Base Entry Picture ID

In order to obtain your term Base Entry picture ID at the VCC you must:

  1. Have authorization from Webster University's Scott AFB office.
  2. Go to the VCC no sooner than 3 days prior to the first night of your course.
  3. Request a base entry pass from the VCC to attend Webster University classes.
  4. Pass a background check completed on the spot at the VCC.
  5. Provide a valid driver's license, current vehicle registration, and current vehicle insurance card. (These must be in your possession at all times while operating a motor vehicle base.)

 Visitors Control Center (VCC)

The VCC is located just inside the Shiloh gate on the left. Their hours are:

  • Monday - Friday: 6 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday: 8 am to noon

During operating hours the VCC will provide the following services: 

  • Issue visitor passes;
  • Enroll personnel in the Biometrics system for METRO link gate entry; and,
  • Issue all contractor, vendor, & visitor passes.

Phone number to reach the VCC is 256-2008.

If you have additional questions about the aforementioned procedures please contact the Webster office.

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404 W. Martin St., Room 83
Scott AFB, IL 62225
Phone (618) 746-4747 |

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