General Education Mobile (GEM)

About GEM

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UAF has partnered with the Community College of the Air Force's (CCAF) GEM program. With this program, Airmen can access our general education courses in an online setting to fulfill the CCAF Associate in Applied Science (AAS) general education requirements. The flexibility of an online classroom allows you to learn on your own time from anywhere in the world!

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  • Course term length: The standard semester at UAF lasts fifteen weeks, including finals week. Several classes are compressed into sessions of shorter duration, such as our six-week summer sessions classes, our two-week Maymester and Wintermester classes, and a variety of classes offered during our fall and spring semesters. 

Approved GEM courses

The following UAF courses have been approved as General Education Mobility (GEM) courses which can be used to meet Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) general education requirements for their Associate of Applied Science degree programs.

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Online academic and technical support

For online academic or technical support, contact UAF eLearning via chat, by phone at 907-455-2060 or 800-277-8060, or by emailing

Contact info

Frances Gallagher-Roach
Student Services/Advisor
Northern Military Programs

Elaine Martin
Northern Military Programs

Anna Gagne-Hawes
Office of Admissions

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