Fort Knox | ECTC

Fort Knox

Welcome to the Fort Knox Center!

We are a full service center for all students with personalized assistance for all of your college needs. Choose from traditional onsite classes, online, and Learn on Demand options.  Both day and evening courses are available in 16 week, 12 week and 8 week bi-terms. With Learn on Demand you can complete the class online at your own pace.  There are no assignment deadlines and all testing is online. You decide the format and the length of class!

Let our military specialists help you navigate the path toward your educational goals.

Classes at Fort Knox are open to all students

Take advantage of learning in a culturally diverse classroom. Learn from others who share their world-wide experiences as it relates to your studies. Be all you can be and join our military students, their families and our veterans in pursuit of your degree. Dare to grow and learn endlessly.

Getting on Post

Present your driver's license at the Visitor Center to receive a one year pass.  Fort Knox Visitor Control Center opens 7 days a week from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM, located next to Chaffee ACP.

We are closer to Chaffee Gate than the other gates.  You will find us in Building 65, Room 203.

Services

Apply for admission, meet with an advisor, take your placement exam, have your transcripts  evaluated, and more! Additionally, we specialize in assisting military students with all military portals, and spouses with MyCAA.

GoArmyEd Tuition Assistance

When choosing Federal Tuition Assistance, please follow the steps below to enroll for admission to ECTC.

  1. Go to GoArmyEd:
    1. Click on “Request TA Access”.
    2. Complete the VIA Tool.
    3. Choose "Elizabethtown Community and Technical College" as the homeschool choice.
    4. Select a degree *Soldiers must wait 24 hours for approval of school and degree selection then to step E.
    5. Log in to the GoArmyEd portal to complete the “Common Application” to apply to ECTC.
  2. Request official college transcripts at National Student Clearinghouse to be sent to ECTCadmissions@kctcs.edu or 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701.
  3. Request Joint Services Transcript.
  4. Schedule Placement Testing.
    *The current COVID-19 placement policy is effective for Fall 2020.  It allows recent high school graduates (Graduated 2016 or after) to enroll in courses based on high school GPA. If you have ACT, TABE, KYOTE or other placement test scores, please submit them. 
  5. Schedule to meet with an academic advisor to enroll for classes.
  6. Request tuition assistance funding through the GoArmyEd portal.
  7. Additionally, the Fort Knox Center specialists are happy to help with tuition assistance requests through the GoArmyEd portal, completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (use ECTC school code 001991), setting up User Accounts, and answer any other questions.
Advanced Manufacturing Army Career Skills Program (CSP)

Path for training in areas: computer aided drafting and design, electrical technology and engineering and electronics technology. Each program offers an opportunity to earn industry certificates that lead to in-demand careers. Training is available to soldiers at any duty station who have 180 or fewer days of service remaining.

  1. Meet with the CSP Installation Administrator to identify separation date and discuss program options:
        Shannon Johnson
        The Education Center on Fort Knox
        502.624.8246
        Shannon.m.johnson151.ctr@mail.mil
  2. Apply for admission to ECTC. Write down Student ID Number.
  3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and use ECTC school code 001991. Student must apply to enroll into CSP. 
  4. Complete the Work Ready Scholarship application. Student must apply to enroll into CSP.
  5. Request official college transcripts at National Student Clearinghouse to be sent to ECTCadmissions@kctcs.edu or 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701.
  6. Request Joint Services Transcript.
  7. Schedule Placement Testing.
    *The current COVID-19 placement policy is effective for Fall 2020.  It allows recent high school graduates (Graduated 2016 or after) to enroll in courses based on high school GPA. If you have ACT, TABE, KYOTE or other placement test scores, please submit them. 
  8. Submit all participation documents to the CSP Installation Administrator:
        Shannon Johnson
        The Education Center on Fort Knox
        502.624.8246
        Shannon.m.johnson151.ctr@mail.mil
  9. Meet with the Fort Knox Center Academic Advisor to register for classes.
My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)

This is a workforce development program that provides up to $4000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses enrolled in qualified programs.

  1. Confirm eligibility. Spouse must be active duty and in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2 or O1-O2.
  2. Call MyCAA and speak to a career counselor to discuss job options and develop an individual career plan at 800-342-9647.
  3. Apply for admission to ECTC. Write down  Student ID Number.
  4. Register and create an account for MyCAA and click on “Get Started”.
  5. Request official college transcripts at National Student Clearinghouse to be sent to ECTCadmissions@kctcs.edu or 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701.
  6. Schedule Placement Testing.
    *The current COVID-19 placement policy is effective for Fall 2020.  It allows recent high school graduates (Graduated 2016 or after) to enroll in courses based on high school GPA. If you have ACT, TABE, KYOTE or other placement test scores, please submit them. 
  7. Submit an Education and Training Plan. Plan is requested from an ECTC academic advisor.
  8. Register on Military Spouse Education & Career Opportunities (MySECO) and Military Spouse Employment Partnership career portal. If you do not have a DS login, create one. Then register on MySECO as a new user.
  9. Complete the MyCAA Individual Career Plan (MyICP) on MySECO.
  10. Call MyCAA at 800-342-9647 to schedule a counseling appointment.
  11. Schedule to meet with ECTC Academic Advisor to enroll into classes.
  12. Request financial assistance through MyCAA. (All MyCAA processes must be completed prior to class start.)
  13. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and use ECTC school code 001991.
  1. Apply for admission to ECTC. Write down Student ID Number.
  2. Request official college transcripts at National Student Clearinghouse to be sent to ECTCadmissions@kctcs.edu or 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701.
  3. Schedule Placement Testing
    *The current COVID-19 placement policy is effective for Fall 2020.  It allows recent high school graduates (Graduated 2016 or after) to enroll in courses based on high school GPA. If you have ACT, TABE, KYOTE or other placement test scores, please submit them. 
  4. Apply for Financial Aid. Complete the FAFSA (ECTC school code: 001991).
  5. Students using Veteran Educational Benefits: Visit the Veterans Affairs Office, OTB 107, or email ECTCVA@kctcs.edu, or call (270) 706-8815.
  6. Schedule to meet with an ECTC academic advisor to enroll in classes.

Resources for Military, Family & Veterans

All military affiliated students and Veterans are welcome to take advantage of the opportunities offered by Military and Veteran Services located on the Elizabethtown main campus in room 108, Regional Postsecondary Center (RPC).

Military, Family and Veteran Student Organizations

All active duty military using federal Tuition Assistance (TA) will follow these military friendly policies and processes at ECTC.

Let's Connect! We are ready to help you with your future today!

Lisa Hinton, Interim Director and Academic Advisor
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Fort Knox Center
Bldg. 65, Room 203
31 Warehouse Street
Fort Knox, KY 40121
el-office-knox@kctcs.edu 
(270) 706-8858

Accreditation

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.  Accreditation of the Fort Knox Center is dependent upon the continued accreditation of ECTC.