February 26, 2016

News Briefs – February 26, 2016

CCAF cutoff date for April graduation

The Community College of the Air Force April 2016 cutoff date for graduation is Feb. 26, 2016.  To be considered for graduation in the April class, CCAF must receive all documentation (i.e. transcripts, CLEP scores, etc.) for degree candidate submissions on or before this date.  Students must also be enrolled in the degree program NLT Feb. 26. Nominations for students in which all documents are received by the Feb. 26 cutoff date may be initiated through March 6 to meet the April 2016 class cutoff.
For more information, call the Education Center staff at 661-277-2713.

Release of student data

Important information on the Release of Confidential Student Data is now available at The Release of Student Data pertains to all California students since Jan. 1, 2008. It is important that you read the message carefully as the deadline for taking action is April 1, 2016. Current/former students who are 18 or older are responsible for filing their own objection to the release of data. For more information, call Donna Eichling at 661-277-2456.

American Red Cross Blood Drive March

The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers and donors for the blood drive coming up March 2. The blood drive runs 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Chapel 1 Annex. Being a blood donor is a great way to give back to the community and save lives. If you think you or someone you know is willing to donate blood or volunteer at this or other blood drives that take place on the first Wednesday of every month, contact Senior Airman Dominique Lyles at

Online tutoring program

The Department of Defense Voluntary Education Program is offering a pilot program that provides online tutoring to DOD service members at no cost. Service members can connect to a live tutor online at any time for one-on-one anonymous help with homework, test preparation, proofreading and more. The program was established to help ensure service members have the necessary tools and resources to reach their higher learning and professional development goals. The program provides tutoring services with background-checked experts able to help with more than 40 college subjects to include English, algebra, statistics, physics, accounting, history, physiology and world languages, in addition to writing projects such as research papers and creative essays. To create an account, visit and click the blue button that corresponds to your branch of service. If you have questions about the for U.S. Military program, please email

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