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

Summer
Session Session Start Date Air Force Open Air Force Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Early Session (On-site) 13 May 2019 29 Mar 2019 06 May 2019 12 May 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2019 05 Apr 2019 13 May 2019 19 May 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2019 05 Apr 2019 13 May 2019 19 May 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 29 May 2019 14 Apr 2019 22 May 2019 28 May 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 29 May 2019 14 Apr 2019 22 May 2019 28 May 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 03 Jun 2019 19 Apr 2019 27 May 2019 02 Jun 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 03 Jun 2019 19 Apr 2019 27 May 2019 02 Jun 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 03 Jun 2019 19 Apr 2019 27 May 2019 02 Jun 2019
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 17 Jun 2019 03 May 2019 10 Jun 2019 16 Jun 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 03 Jul 2019 19 May 2019 26 Jun 2019 02 Jul 2019

Army/Marines

Summer
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Early Session (On-site) 13 May 2019 14 Mar 2019 12 May 2019 12 May 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2019 21 Mar 2019 19 May 2019 19 May 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2019 21 Mar 2019 19 May 2019 19 May 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 29 May 2019 30 Mar 2019 28 May 2019 28 May 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 29 May 2019 30 Mar 2019 28 May 2019 28 May 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 03 Jun 2019 04 Apr 2019 02 Jun 2019 02 Jun 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 03 Jun 2019 04 Apr 2019 02 Jun 2019 02 Jun 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 03 Jun 2019 04 Apr 2019 02 Jun 2019 02 Jun 2019
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 17 Jun 2019 18 Apr 2019 16 Jun 2019 16 Jun 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 03 Jul 2019 04 May 2019 02 Jul 2019 02 Jul 2019

Coast Guard

Summer
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Early Session (On-site) 13 May 2019 12 Feb 2019 27 Apr 2019 12 May 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2019 19 Feb 2019 04 May 2019 19 May 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2019 19 Feb 2019 04 May 2019 19 May 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 29 May 2019 28 Feb 2019 13 May 2019 28 May 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 29 May 2019 28 Feb 2019 13 May 2019 28 May 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 03 Jun 2019 05 Mar 2019 18 May 2019 02 Jun 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 03 Jun 2019 05 Mar 2019 18 May 2019 02 Jun 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 03 Jun 2019 05 Mar 2019 18 May 2019 02 Jun 2019
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 17 Jun 2019 19 Mar 2019 01 Jun 2019 16 Jun 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 03 Jul 2019 04 Apr 2019 17 Jun 2019 02 Jul 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.