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Vandenberg Space Force Base Center

The following classes will be offered on-site at the Vandenberg Education Center in Spring 2024.  Register today! 

MATH 100 - Nature of Modern Mathematics
CRN: 41674 | January 22-March 15, 2024 (8 weeks)        

This course requires on-site attendance Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9:05 p.m., at the Vandenberg SFB campus in room 202.  

A study of contemporary topics in mathematics including statistics, social choice, management science, and geometric and algebraic patterns.

SPCH 101 - Public Speaking 
CRN: 41713 | March 25-May 18, 2024 (8 weeks)        

This course requires on-site attendance Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00-9:05 pm, at the Vandenberg SFB campus in room 202.  

An introduction to the theory and practice of presenting speeches for various situations.  Students become better communicators by learning how to appropriately select a topic, research, organize, outline, and effectively present informative, persuasive, and special occasion speeches.  

Complete classes online, at our Vandenberg Space Force Base Center, Santa Maria Campus, or at the college’s Lompoc Valley Center less than seven miles from the base. 


The college schedules classes based on a two-year completion plan that includes registering for online classes and six-week courses offered at the VSFB Center.  There are also completion plans for people only interested in taking online classes. 

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Allan Hancock College has been offering classes at Vandenberg Space Force Base since 1952 when the base was called Camp Cook. The center, which is open to the general public, consists of a classroom and administrative office. The college’s Vandenberg SFB Center is part of the Base Education Center shared with the U.S. Space Force Education Office and private four-year universities. 

Vandenberg SFB Access

How to obtain a pass for classes held at the AHC Vandenberg SFB Center

If you are attending classes at the Vandenberg SFB Center and do not normally have access to the base, you are required to provide proof of registration in an Allan Hancock College class held at Vandenberg SFB (registration document/receipt), a valid driver's license, current vehicle registration, and proof of insurance when applying for a gate pass at the main gate visitor's facility.  The visitor's facility is open weekdays, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Allow approximately 30 minutes for issuance of a gate pass.  Passes will be issued no earlier than the morning of the day the class begins.

Students must carry their personal passes with them at all times while on base.  Passes may be used only for the purpose of class attendance; students who drop Vandenberg SFB classes must relinquish their gate pass to AHC staff at the time the class is dropped.

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Campus Locations:

Santa Maria Campus

Santa Maria Campus

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Lompoc Valley Center

Lompoc Valley Center

One Hancock Drive
Lompoc, CA 93436
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Santa Maria Campus

Santa Ynez Valley Center

2975 East Hwy 246 (SYVHS)
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3355
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Santa Maria Campus

Vandenberg SFB Center
641 Utah Ave, Bldg. 13640, Rm. 216
Vandenberg Space Force Base, CA 93437, 1-805-734-3500

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