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 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
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 13 Jan 2020 29 Nov 2019 06 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 13 Jan 2020 29 Nov 2019 06 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 13 Jan 2020 29 Nov 2019 06 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 13 Jan 2020 29 Nov 2019 06 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 13 Jan 2020 29 Nov 2019 06 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 Jan 2020 13 Dec 2019 20 Jan 2020 26 Jan 2020
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 Jan 2020 13 Dec 2019 20 Jan 2020 26 Jan 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 03 Feb 2020 20 Dec 2019 27 Jan 2020 02 Feb 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 03 Feb 2020 20 Dec 2019 27 Jan 2020 02 Feb 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 2 (Online) 10 Feb 2020 27 Dec 2019 03 Feb 2020 09 Feb 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (Online) 17 Feb 2020 03 Jan 2020 10 Feb 2020 16 Feb 2020
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 24 Feb 2020 10 Jan 2020 17 Feb 2020 23 Feb 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
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 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
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 13 Jan 2020 14 Nov 2019 12 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 13 Jan 2020 14 Nov 2019 12 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 13 Jan 2020 14 Nov 2019 12 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 13 Jan 2020 14 Nov 2019 12 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 13 Jan 2020 14 Nov 2019 12 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 Jan 2020 28 Nov 2019 26 Jan 2020 26 Jan 2020
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 Jan 2020 28 Nov 2019 26 Jan 2020 26 Jan 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 03 Feb 2020 05 Dec 2019 02 Feb 2020 02 Feb 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 03 Feb 2020 05 Dec 2019 02 Feb 2020 02 Feb 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 2 (Online) 10 Feb 2020 12 Dec 2019 09 Feb 2020 09 Feb 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (Online) 17 Feb 2020 19 Dec 2019 16 Feb 2020 16 Feb 2020
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 24 Feb 2020 26 Dec 2019 23 Feb 2020 23 Feb 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 3 (Online) 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 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
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 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
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 13 Jan 2020 15 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 13 Jan 2020 15 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site) 13 Jan 2020 15 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate Session 1 (Online) 13 Jan 2020 15 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019 12 Jan 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 13 Jan 2020 15 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019 12 Jan 2020
Undergraduate BASW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 Jan 2020 29 Oct 2019 11 Jan 2020 26 Jan 2020
Graduate MSW Session 1 (Online and On-site) 27 Jan 2020 29 Oct 2019 11 Jan 2020 26 Jan 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (Online) 03 Feb 2020 05 Nov 2019 18 Jan 2020 02 Feb 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 03 Feb 2020 05 Nov 2019 18 Jan 2020 02 Feb 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 2 (Online) 10 Feb 2020 12 Nov 2019 25 Jan 2020 09 Feb 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (Online) 17 Feb 2020 19 Nov 2019 01 Feb 2020 16 Feb 2020
Undergraduate Session 3 (Online) 24 Feb 2020 26 Nov 2019 08 Feb 2020 23 Feb 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
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.