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 UMGC 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) 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 Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 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
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 (On-site) 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 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 Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 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
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 (On-site) 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
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 09 Sep 2019 11 Jun 2019 24 Aug 2019 08 Sep 2019
Undergraduate Session 2 (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
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 (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
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.