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Advance Your Military Career or Succeed in Civilian Life

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. And we’ve been consistently recognized as a military-friendly institution that helps veterans and active-duty service members pursue, pay for, and complete their degrees.

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

 

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#8 Best for Veterans

Webster University is a top-tier regional institution, ranked as #8th "Best for Veterans" for 2022 among Midwestern Regional Institutions by U.S. News & World Report, and #22nd in the Regional Universities Midwest category in 2023.

Best Colleges for Veterans 2022 by U.S. News & World Report

Explore Academic Programs at Scott Air Force Base and Southwestern Illinois College

Webster University offers in-person programs at both locations, so you can attend classes locally.

 

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Our Master of Science in Cybersecurity

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Cyberattacks continue to expose critical business information, so the demand for IT Security Specialists is soaring. Get a degree in one of the fastest-growing industries and learn to create communication networks protected from cybercrime, fraud and espionage while solving real-world problems.

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Or our Webster University Online degrees can be completed no matter where you are! Find a program that will help you achieve your educational goals and take you to the next level in your career — whether that's in or out of the military. Choose from one of our most popular offerings online, where you will receive the same prestigious diploma and gain the same cutting-edge knowledge as in our in-person classes.

22nd in the Midwest

Webster University continues to be highly ranked on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges report, now listed as 22nd in Midwest Regional Universities. Webster was also recognized as a “Best Value” school and “Top Performer” for social mobility.

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Campus Information

Important Dates and Campus Closures

  • Jan. 17, 2022: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • May 30, 2022: Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • June 20, 2022: Juneteenth (observed), (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • July 4, 2022: U.S. Independence Day observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Sept. 5, 2022: Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Nov. 24-25, 2022: Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Dec. 24, 2022-Jan. 2, 2023: Winter Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Jan. 16, 2023: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • May 29, 2023: Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • June 19, 2023: Juneteenth (observed), (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • July 4, 2023: U.S. Independence Day observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Sept. 4, 2023: Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Nov. 23-24, 2023: Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Dec. 23, 2022-Jan. 1, 2023: Winter Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)

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.

  • ALL WEBSTER STUDENTS NEEDING A PASS MUST COMPLETE AND RETURN THEIR “CONSENT FOR BACKGROUND CHECK” FORM NO LATER THAN TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE BEGINNING OF EACH TERM.
  • 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 on base).

Visitors Control Center (VCC)

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

  • Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. 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.
  • Issue all contractor, vendor and 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.

Latrice Brimmage
Director
618-746-4747
lbrimmage33@webster.edu
 
Mark Dalle
Adjunct Faculty
Management
618-746-4747
markdalle92@webster.edu
Michelle Luraschi
Adjunct Faculty
618-746-4747
mluraschi24@webster.edu
Edward McCabe
Adjunct Faculty
Management
618-746-4747
edwardmccabe19@webster.edu
William Powell
Adjunct Faculty
Management
618-746-4747
williampowell75@webster.edu
David Ratliff
Adjunct Faculty
History, Politics, International Relations and Religious Studies
618-746-4747
davidratliff81@webster.edu
William Schleckser
Adjunct Faculty
Management
618-746-4747
wschleckser44@webster.edu
William Smith
Adjunct Faculty
Management
618-746-4747
wmsmith@webster.edu
Kevin Spradling
Adjunct Faculty
History, Politics, International Relations and Religious Studies
618-746-4747
kevins@webster.edu
Frank Tempia
Adjunct Faculty
Math/Computer Science
618-746-4747
franktempia85@webster.edu
 

Join Us at Webster Scott Air Force Base or Southwestern Illinois College

Become a part of our worldwide community!

Contact Scott Air Force Base at:

Latrice Brimmage
Director
Phone: 618-746-4747 | lbrimmage33@webster.edu

Or

404 W. Martin St., Room 83
Scott AFB, IL 62225
Phone: 618-746-4747 | scott@webster.edu

 

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Serving Our Military Communities

Achieve Career Success

Webster and the U.S. Department of Defense have worked together for over 40 years to provide high-quality, cost-effective programs at military installations and locations around the world.

At Webster, your education is flexible and — best of all — portable.

Flexible

With five terms in an academic year, students can tailor education to their life. Courses are offered in semester or 8- or 9-week periods, and can consist of multiple modalities with our assortment of in-person, hybrid and online options. Webster also offers a variety of degree, certificate, and non-degree programs.

Portable

For 40 years Webster has been building a network of campuses to serve local communities, now serving more than 10,000 students across 50 residential, metro, military, and international locations. Our students can start their degree at one location and finish at another, or seamlessly work on a degree while studying abroad.

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Webster University is not affiliated with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) or any military service, and images, including incidental uniformed military personnel, facilities or military service marks do not imply endorsement by the DoD or any military service. The appearance of DoD visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.