State Fair Community College

Air Force Students -- Welcome to SFCC

General Education Mobile (GEM)

GEM is a partnership between the Community College of the Air Force and State Fair Community College to offer general education courses online for Air Force personnel who want to complete the CCAF Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree requirements.

Why choose SFCC?

  • We are an accessible, student-centered institution that has maintained accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission for more than 40 years.
  • SFCC is an Air Force friendly college that has operated an extended campus site at Whiteman Air Force Base in Knob Noster, Missouri, since 1988. We understand how important it is to provide personalized service to military personnel.
  • The college was named Victory Media’s 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list for the third time. Click the MFS logo on the right for details.
  • Phil Kimmel, director of SFCC's Western Region that serves Whiteman Air Force Base, is retired Air Force, and he is your GEM contact. 
  • GEM students receive the in-district tuition rate, which is currently $98 per credit hour. Online classes have a fee of $45 per credit hour for a total of $143 per credit hour. Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  • Spouses and dependents of military personnel can also receive the in-district tuition and fees rate.
  • Our online instructors have successfully completed a course designed to teach them how to deliver quality instruction via the Internet.
  • More than 260 online classes are available. 
  • GEM students have priority when registering for online classes.

Why was SFCC selected to participate in the GEM program?

  • SFCC is a member in good standing of the Service members Opportunity College (SOC).
  • SFCC has been a partner in education with the U. S. Air Force for more than 25 years.

Get started today! 

Read the bulleted tips in the right column first; then click on the Admission Application link. 
 

Other online degrees you can earn at SFCC--

You can earn an online degree or certificate in selected programs. Click SFCC Online to view what degrees are offered.

 

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♦ Get Started

• Submit the secure online Admission Application.

New students will need to select the "First time user account creation" link at bottom of screen and follow the prompts to access the application.

• For "Application Type," select Air Force GEM from pull down menu if you are active-duty military personnel seeking a CCAF.*

Note: GEM students who only want to take classes toward the CCAF are not eligible to apply for financial aid. Active-duty students seeking a degree at SFCC may apply for financial aid.

Spouses and dependents of active-duty personnel also may apply to SFCC and receive the in-district tuition and fees rate. Use the above link to apply and select "Standard" application type.

• Within three business days, you will receive an email from the Advising and Resource Center with details on how to enroll in classes. 

 Contact
Phil Kimmel
Director of Western Region
(660) 563-3358
pkimmel@sfccmo.edu

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