Welcome to Your Community College

Pierce College provides education programs at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. These programs are specifically designed to serve the needs of active-duty military personnel, their family members, VA benefit recipients, and civilians in the community. Accelerated terms, arranged courses, hybrid and online courses with two entry points per term meet specific needs of non-traditional students.

JBLM Academic Calendar

Pierce College at JBLM offers academic and professional/technical programs, including some programs designed especially for military personnel, that lead to both certificates and associate degrees. Classes are held at both education centers on base at a wide variety of times including traditional mornings and afternoons, lunchtimes, evenings and Saturdays.

Why Pierce College at JBLM

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Learn more about Pierce College at JBLM and the unique services offered online and at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Lakewood, Washington.

Pay for College at JBLM

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Learn more about course fees, financial aid and funding.


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Get started at Pierce College at JBLM, and find more information about degrees and programs, advising and registration.

Online Education

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Find out more about online degree programs and advising, and how to use Canvas, our online education system.

Class Schedules

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Class schedules for in-class, online, and GoArmyEd courses.


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Testing, accessing the Pierce College facility at JBLM, forms and support services.