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

Spring
Session Session Start Date Air Force Open Air Force Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 16 Mar 2020 31 Jan 2020 09 Mar 2020 15 Mar 2020
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 16 Mar 2020 31 Jan 2020 09 Mar 2020 15 Mar 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 16 Mar 2020 31 Jan 2020 09 Mar 2020 15 Mar 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 3 (Online) 16 Mar 2020 31 Jan 2020 09 Mar 2020 15 Mar 2020
Undergraduate BASW Session 2 (Online and On-site) 23 Mar 2020 07 Feb 2020 16 Mar 2020 22 Mar 2020
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 01 Apr 2020 16 Feb 2020 25 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 4 (Online) 13 Apr 2020 28 Feb 2020 06 Apr 2020 12 Apr 2020
Summer
Session Session Start Date Air Force Open Air Force Close Registration Deadline
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2020 05 Apr 2020 13 May 2020 19 May 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2020 05 Apr 2020 13 May 2020 19 May 2020
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online and On-site) 20 May 2020 05 Apr 2020 13 May 2020 19 May 2020
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 May 2020 12 Apr 2020 20 May 2020 26 May 2020
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 May 2020 12 Apr 2020 20 May 2020 26 May 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 03 Jun 2020 19 Apr 2020 27 May 2020 02 Jun 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 03 Jun 2020 19 Apr 2020 27 May 2020 02 Jun 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 2 (Online) 17 Jun 2020 03 May 2020 10 Jun 2020 16 Jun 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 17 Jun 2020 03 May 2020 10 Jun 2020 16 Jun 2020
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 08 Jul 2020 24 May 2020 01 Jul 2020 07 Jul 2020

Army/Marines

Spring
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 16 Mar 2020 16 Jan 2020 15 Mar 2020 15 Mar 2020
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 16 Mar 2020 16 Jan 2020 15 Mar 2020 15 Mar 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 16 Mar 2020 16 Jan 2020 15 Mar 2020 15 Mar 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 3 (Online) 16 Mar 2020 16 Jan 2020 15 Mar 2020 15 Mar 2020
Undergraduate BASW Session 2 (Online and On-site) 23 Mar 2020 23 Jan 2020 22 Mar 2020 22 Mar 2020
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 01 Apr 2020 01 Feb 2020 31 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 4 (Online) 13 Apr 2020 13 Feb 2020 12 Apr 2020 12 Apr 2020
Summer
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2020 21 Mar 2020 19 May 2020 19 May 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2020 21 Mar 2020 19 May 2020 19 May 2020
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online and On-site) 20 May 2020 21 Mar 2020 19 May 2020 19 May 2020
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 May 2020 28 Mar 2020 26 May 2020 26 May 2020
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 May 2020 28 Mar 2020 26 May 2020 26 May 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 03 Jun 2020 04 Apr 2020 02 Jun 2020 02 Jun 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 03 Jun 2020 04 Apr 2020 02 Jun 2020 02 Jun 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 2 (Online) 17 Jun 2020 18 Apr 2020 16 Jun 2020 16 Jun 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 17 Jun 2020 18 Apr 2020 16 Jun 2020 16 Jun 2020
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 08 Jul 2020 09 May 2020 07 Jul 2020 07 Jul 2020

Coast Guard

Spring
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 16 Mar 2020 17 Dec 2019 29 Feb 2020 15 Mar 2020
Undergraduate Session 4 (Online) 16 Mar 2020 17 Dec 2019 29 Feb 2020 15 Mar 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 16 Mar 2020 17 Dec 2019 29 Feb 2020 15 Mar 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 3 (Online) 16 Mar 2020 17 Dec 2019 29 Feb 2020 15 Mar 2020
Undergraduate BASW Session 2 (Online and On-site) 23 Mar 2020 24 Dec 2019 07 Mar 2020 22 Mar 2020
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 01 Apr 2020 02 Jan 2020 16 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 4 (Online) 13 Apr 2020 14 Jan 2020 28 Mar 2020 12 Apr 2020
Summer
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2020 20 Feb 2020 04 May 2020 19 May 2020
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online and On-site) 20 May 2020 20 Feb 2020 04 May 2020 19 May 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2020 20 Feb 2020 04 May 2020 19 May 2020
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 May 2020 27 Feb 2020 11 May 2020 26 May 2020
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 May 2020 27 Feb 2020 11 May 2020 26 May 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 03 Jun 2020 05 Mar 2020 18 May 2020 02 Jun 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 03 Jun 2020 05 Mar 2020 18 May 2020 02 Jun 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 2 (Online) 17 Jun 2020 19 Mar 2020 01 Jun 2020 16 Jun 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 17 Jun 2020 19 Mar 2020 01 Jun 2020 16 Jun 2020
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 08 Jul 2020 09 Apr 2020 22 Jun 2020 07 Jul 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.