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

Fall
Session Session Start Date Air Force Open Air Force Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 20 Aug 2018 06 Jul 2018 13 Aug 2018 19 Aug 2018
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 20 Aug 2018 06 Jul 2018 13 Aug 2018 15 Aug 2018
Graduate (MSIT & MSM) Session 1 (On-site) 20 Aug 2018 06 Jul 2018 13 Aug 2018 19 Aug 2018
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online) 27 Aug 2018 13 Jul 2018 20 Aug 2018 22 Aug 2018
Graduate MSW Session 1 (On-site) 27 Aug 2018 13 Jul 2018 20 Aug 2018 26 Aug 2018
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online) 27 Aug 2018 13 Jul 2018 20 Aug 2018 22 Aug 2018
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (On-site) 27 Aug 2018 13 Jul 2018 20 Aug 2018 26 Aug 2018
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 10 Sep 2018 27 Jul 2018 03 Sep 2018 05 Sep 2018
Graduate (MSIT & MSM) Session 1 (Online) 10 Sep 2018 27 Jul 2018 03 Sep 2018 05 Sep 2018
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 01 Oct 2018 17 Aug 2018 24 Sep 2018 26 Sep 2018
Graduate (MBA & Cybersecurty Tech) On-Site 03 Oct 2018 19 Aug 2018 26 Sep 2018 02 Oct 2018
Graduate (MBA & Cybersecurty Tech) Online 03 Oct 2018 19 Aug 2018 26 Sep 2018 28 Sep 2018
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 22 Oct 2018 07 Sep 2018 15 Oct 2018 17 Oct 2018
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 22 Oct 2018 07 Sep 2018 15 Oct 2018 21 Oct 2018

Army/Marines

Fall
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 20 Aug 2018 21 Jun 2018 19 Aug 2018 15 Aug 2018
Graduate (MSIT & MSM) Session 1 (On-site) 20 Aug 2018 21 Jun 2018 19 Aug 2018 19 Aug 2018
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 20 Aug 2018 21 Jun 2018 19 Aug 2018 19 Aug 2018
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (On-site) 27 Aug 2018 28 Jun 2018 26 Aug 2018 26 Aug 2018
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online) 27 Aug 2018 28 Jun 2018 26 Aug 2018 22 Aug 2018
Graduate MSW Session 1 (On-site) 27 Aug 2018 28 Jun 2018 26 Aug 2018 26 Aug 2018
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online) 27 Aug 2018 28 Jun 2018 26 Aug 2018 22 Aug 2018
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 10 Sep 2018 12 Jul 2018 09 Sep 2018 05 Sep 2018
Graduate (MSIT & MSM) Session 1 (Online) 10 Sep 2018 12 Jul 2018 09 Sep 2018 05 Sep 2018
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 01 Oct 2018 02 Aug 2018 30 Sep 2018 26 Sep 2018
Graduate (MBA & Cybersecurty Tech) On-Site 03 Oct 2018 04 Aug 2018 02 Oct 2018 02 Oct 2018
Graduate (MBA & Cybersecurty Tech) Online 03 Oct 2018 04 Aug 2018 02 Oct 2018 28 Sep 2018
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 22 Oct 2018 23 Aug 2018 21 Oct 2018 17 Oct 2018
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 22 Oct 2018 23 Aug 2018 21 Oct 2018 21 Oct 2018

Coast Guard

Fall
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 20 Aug 2018 22 May 2018 04 Aug 2018 19 Aug 2018
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 20 Aug 2018 22 May 2018 04 Aug 2018 15 Aug 2018
Graduate (MSIT & MSM) Session 1 (On-site) 20 Aug 2018 22 May 2018 04 Aug 2018 19 Aug 2018
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online) 27 Aug 2018 29 May 2018 11 Aug 2018 22 Aug 2018
Graduate MSW Session 1 (On-site) 27 Aug 2018 29 May 2018 11 Aug 2018 26 Aug 2018
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online) 27 Aug 2018 29 May 2018 11 Aug 2018 22 Aug 2018
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (On-site) 27 Aug 2018 29 May 2018 11 Aug 2018 26 Aug 2018
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 10 Sep 2018 12 Jun 2018 25 Aug 2018 05 Sep 2018
Graduate (MSIT & MSM) Session 1 (Online) 10 Sep 2018 12 Jun 2018 25 Aug 2018 05 Sep 2018
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 01 Oct 2018 03 Jul 2018 15 Sep 2018 26 Sep 2018
Graduate (MBA & Cybersecurty Tech) On-Site 03 Oct 2018 05 Jul 2018 17 Sep 2018 02 Oct 2018
Graduate (MBA & Cybersecurty Tech) Online 03 Oct 2018 05 Jul 2018 17 Sep 2018 28 Sep 2018
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 22 Oct 2018 24 Jul 2018 06 Oct 2018 17 Oct 2018
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 22 Oct 2018 24 Jul 2018 06 Oct 2018 21 Oct 2018

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.