General Education Mobile (GEM)
GEM is a partnership between the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) and SFCC that offers general education courses online for Air Force personnel who want to complete the CCAF Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree requirements.
Why Choose SFCC?
- SFCC is an accessible, student-centered institution. We offer more than 260 online classes and several online degrees. Classes typically last eight, 12 or 16 weeks, and a few classes can be completed in only two weeks.
- We have maintained accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission for more than 40 years.
- GEM students and all active-duty military personal, including Air Force Reservists and National Guard, receive SFCC’s lowest in-district tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to change.
- Spouses and dependents of active-duty military personnel (Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard) also receive SFCC’s lowest in-district rate for tuition and fees, regardless of whether the military member attends SFCC.
- GEM students have priority when registering for online classes.
- SFCC has offered classes at Whiteman Air Force Base in Knob Noster, Missouri, since 1988. We understand how important it is to provide personalized service to military personnel.
- SFCC was named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly Schools® list for the fifth time.
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 United States Air Force for more than 30 years.
Get Started Today!
The information that follows will guide you through the online application process. Just read through these hints, and then apply online. It’s that easy!
- Are you a new student? Select the “first time user account creation” link at bottom of the online application screen and follow the prompts to access the application.
- For “Application Type,” select “Standard” from the 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 lowest in-district rate for tuition and fees. Use the above link to apply and select “Standard” application type.
- Within three business days, you will receive an email from Admissions and Outreach with details on how to enroll in classes.
Submit the secure online Admission Application.