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 Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 19 Aug 2019 05 Jul 2019 12 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 19 Aug 2019 05 Jul 2019 12 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 19 Aug 2019 05 Jul 2019 12 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 19 Aug 2019 05 Jul 2019 12 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 26 Aug 2019 12 Jul 2019 19 Aug 2019 25 Aug 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 26 Aug 2019 12 Jul 2019 19 Aug 2019 25 Aug 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 09 Sep 2019 26 Jul 2019 02 Sep 2019 08 Sep 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 09 Sep 2019 26 Jul 2019 02 Sep 2019 08 Sep 2019
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 2 (Online) 16 Sep 2019 02 Aug 2019 09 Sep 2019 15 Sep 2019
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 30 Sep 2019 16 Aug 2019 23 Sep 2019 29 Sep 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 02 Oct 2019 18 Aug 2019 25 Sep 2019 01 Oct 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 2 (Online and On-site) 16 Oct 2019 01 Sep 2019 09 Oct 2019 15 Oct 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 21 Oct 2019 06 Sep 2019 14 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 3 (Online) 21 Oct 2019 06 Sep 2019 14 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 21 Oct 2019 06 Sep 2019 14 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 21 Oct 2019 06 Sep 2019 14 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (Online) 23 Oct 2019 08 Sep 2019 16 Oct 2019 22 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 4 (Online) 18 Nov 2019 04 Oct 2019 11 Nov 2019 17 Nov 2019
Spring
Session Session Start Date Air Force Open Air Force Close Registration Deadline
Intersession (On-site) 16 Dec 2019 01 Nov 2019 09 Dec 2019 15 Dec 2019
Winter
Session Session Start Date Air Force Open Air Force Close Registration Deadline
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 02 Jan 2020 18 Nov 2019 26 Dec 2019 01 Jan 2020

Army/Marines

Fall
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 19 Aug 2019 20 Jun 2019 18 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 19 Aug 2019 20 Jun 2019 18 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 19 Aug 2019 20 Jun 2019 18 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 19 Aug 2019 20 Jun 2019 18 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 26 Aug 2019 27 Jun 2019 25 Aug 2019 25 Aug 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 26 Aug 2019 27 Jun 2019 25 Aug 2019 25 Aug 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 09 Sep 2019 11 Jul 2019 08 Sep 2019 08 Sep 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 09 Sep 2019 11 Jul 2019 08 Sep 2019 08 Sep 2019
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 2 (Online) 16 Sep 2019 18 Jul 2019 15 Sep 2019 15 Sep 2019
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 30 Sep 2019 01 Aug 2019 29 Sep 2019 29 Sep 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 02 Oct 2019 03 Aug 2019 01 Oct 2019 01 Oct 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 2 (Online and On-site) 16 Oct 2019 17 Aug 2019 15 Oct 2019 15 Oct 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 21 Oct 2019 22 Aug 2019 20 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 3 (Online) 21 Oct 2019 22 Aug 2019 20 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 21 Oct 2019 22 Aug 2019 20 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 21 Oct 2019 22 Aug 2019 20 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (Online) 23 Oct 2019 24 Aug 2019 22 Oct 2019 22 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 4 (Online) 18 Nov 2019 19 Sep 2019 17 Nov 2019 17 Nov 2019
Spring
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Intersession (On-site) 16 Dec 2019 17 Oct 2019 15 Dec 2019 15 Dec 2019
Winter
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 02 Jan 2020 03 Nov 2019 01 Jan 2020 01 Jan 2020

Coast Guard

Fall
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 19 Aug 2019 21 May 2019 03 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 19 Aug 2019 21 May 2019 03 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 19 Aug 2019 21 May 2019 03 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 19 Aug 2019 21 May 2019 03 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 26 Aug 2019 28 May 2019 10 Aug 2019 25 Aug 2019
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 26 Aug 2019 28 May 2019 10 Aug 2019 25 Aug 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 09 Sep 2019 11 Jun 2019 24 Aug 2019 08 Sep 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 09 Sep 2019 11 Jun 2019 24 Aug 2019 08 Sep 2019
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 2 (Online) 16 Sep 2019 18 Jun 2019 31 Aug 2019 15 Sep 2019
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 30 Sep 2019 02 Jul 2019 14 Sep 2019 29 Sep 2019
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 02 Oct 2019 04 Jul 2019 16 Sep 2019 01 Oct 2019
Undergraduate BASW Session 2 (Online and On-site) 16 Oct 2019 18 Jul 2019 30 Sep 2019 15 Oct 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 21 Oct 2019 23 Jul 2019 05 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 3 (Online) 21 Oct 2019 23 Jul 2019 05 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 21 Oct 2019 23 Jul 2019 05 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 21 Oct 2019 23 Jul 2019 05 Oct 2019 20 Oct 2019
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (Online) 23 Oct 2019 25 Jul 2019 07 Oct 2019 22 Oct 2019
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 4 (Online) 18 Nov 2019 20 Aug 2019 02 Nov 2019 17 Nov 2019
Spring
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Intersession (On-site) 16 Dec 2019 17 Sep 2019 30 Nov 2019 15 Dec 2019
Winter
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 02 Jan 2020 04 Oct 2019 17 Dec 2019 01 Jan 2020

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.