Military Tuition Assistance Deadlines

Servicemembers, keep in mind the following policies for gaining command approval of tuition assistance (TA) requests:

Branch of ServiceTA Policy - Request TA byGetting Started: Service Portals
NavyTwo weeks before classes beginNavy College Program
Air ForceOne week before classes beginAF Portal
Army*One day before classes beginGoArmyEd
Marine Corps*One day before classes beginMarines

* Five days before the class start date is highly recommended.

Contact your local UMUC office to learn more; these are located in education centers on base.

TA Deadlines by Branch

Air Force

Spring
Session Session Start Date Air Force Open Air Force Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Intersession (On-site) 17 Dec 2018 02 Nov 2018 10 Dec 2018 16 Dec 2018
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 14 Jan 2019 30 Nov 2018 07 Jan 2019 13 Jan 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 14 Jan 2019 30 Nov 2018 07 Jan 2019 13 Jan 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 14 Jan 2019 30 Nov 2018 07 Jan 2019 13 Jan 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online) 28 Jan 2019 14 Dec 2018 21 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (On-site) 28 Jan 2019 14 Dec 2018 21 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online) 28 Jan 2019 14 Dec 2018 21 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (On-site) 28 Jan 2019 14 Dec 2018 21 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 04 Feb 2019 21 Dec 2018 28 Jan 2019 03 Feb 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 04 Feb 2019 21 Dec 2018 28 Jan 2019 03 Feb 2019
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 25 Feb 2019 11 Jan 2019 18 Feb 2019 24 Feb 2019
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 18 Mar 2019 01 Feb 2019 11 Mar 2019 17 Mar 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 18 Mar 2019 01 Feb 2019 11 Mar 2019 17 Mar 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 18 Mar 2019 01 Feb 2019 11 Mar 2019 17 Mar 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (On-site) 03 Apr 2019 17 Feb 2019 27 Mar 2019 02 Apr 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online) 03 Apr 2019 17 Feb 2019 27 Mar 2019 02 Apr 2019
Winter
Session Session Start Date Air Force Open Air Force Close Registration Deadline
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (On-site) 02 Jan 2019 18 Nov 2018 26 Dec 2018 01 Jan 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online) 02 Jan 2019 18 Nov 2018 26 Dec 2018 01 Jan 2019

Army/Marines

Spring
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Intersession (On-site) 17 Dec 2018 18 Oct 2018 16 Dec 2018 16 Dec 2018
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 14 Jan 2019 15 Nov 2018 13 Jan 2019 13 Jan 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 14 Jan 2019 15 Nov 2018 13 Jan 2019 13 Jan 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 14 Jan 2019 15 Nov 2018 13 Jan 2019 13 Jan 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online) 28 Jan 2019 29 Nov 2018 27 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (On-site) 28 Jan 2019 29 Nov 2018 27 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online) 28 Jan 2019 29 Nov 2018 27 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (On-site) 28 Jan 2019 29 Nov 2018 27 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 04 Feb 2019 06 Dec 2018 03 Feb 2019 03 Feb 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 04 Feb 2019 06 Dec 2018 03 Feb 2019 03 Feb 2019
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 25 Feb 2019 27 Dec 2018 24 Feb 2019 24 Feb 2019
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 18 Mar 2019 17 Jan 2019 17 Mar 2019 17 Mar 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 18 Mar 2019 17 Jan 2019 17 Mar 2019 17 Mar 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 18 Mar 2019 17 Jan 2019 17 Mar 2019 17 Mar 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (On-site) 03 Apr 2019 02 Feb 2019 02 Apr 2019 02 Apr 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online) 03 Apr 2019 02 Feb 2019 02 Apr 2019 02 Apr 2019
Winter
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (On-site) 02 Jan 2019 03 Nov 2018 01 Jan 2019 01 Jan 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online) 02 Jan 2019 03 Nov 2018 01 Jan 2019 01 Jan 2019

Coast Guard

Spring
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Intersession (On-site) 17 Dec 2018 18 Sep 2018 01 Dec 2018 16 Dec 2018
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 14 Jan 2019 16 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018 13 Jan 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 14 Jan 2019 16 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018 13 Jan 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 14 Jan 2019 16 Oct 2018 29 Dec 2018 13 Jan 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online) 28 Jan 2019 30 Oct 2018 12 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (On-site) 28 Jan 2019 30 Oct 2018 12 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online) 28 Jan 2019 30 Oct 2018 12 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (On-site) 28 Jan 2019 30 Oct 2018 12 Jan 2019 27 Jan 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 04 Feb 2019 06 Nov 2018 19 Jan 2019 03 Feb 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 04 Feb 2019 06 Nov 2018 19 Jan 2019 03 Feb 2019
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 25 Feb 2019 27 Nov 2018 09 Feb 2019 24 Feb 2019
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 18 Mar 2019 18 Dec 2018 02 Mar 2019 17 Mar 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 18 Mar 2019 18 Dec 2018 02 Mar 2019 17 Mar 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 18 Mar 2019 18 Dec 2018 02 Mar 2019 17 Mar 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (On-site) 03 Apr 2019 03 Jan 2019 18 Mar 2019 02 Apr 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online) 03 Apr 2019 03 Jan 2019 18 Mar 2019 02 Apr 2019
Winter
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (On-site) 02 Jan 2019 04 Oct 2018 17 Dec 2018 01 Jan 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online) 02 Jan 2019 04 Oct 2018 17 Dec 2018 01 Jan 2019

Military One Source

In addition to the branch of service portals, Military One Source is a useful tool to find out about eligibility, coverage amounts, VA benefits, TA benefits and restrictions, application processes, Top-up Program, and supplemental funding opportunities.