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

Summer
Session Session Start Date Air Force Open Air Force Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Early Intersession (On-site) 11 May 2020 27 Mar 2020 04 May 2020 10 May 2020
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site and Online) 20 May 2020 05 Apr 2020 13 May 2020 19 May 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site and 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 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
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) 03 Jun 2020 19 Apr 2020 27 May 2020 02 Jun 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site) 03 Jun 2020 19 Apr 2020 27 May 2020 02 Jun 2020
Undergraduate Online 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
Fall
Session Session Start Date Air Force Open Air Force Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site and Online) 19 Aug 2020 05 Jul 2020 12 Aug 2020 18 Aug 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 23 Sep 2020 09 Aug 2020 16 Sep 2020 22 Sep 2020
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 07 Oct 2020 23 Aug 2020 30 Sep 2020 06 Oct 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 3 (Online) 21 Oct 2020 06 Sep 2020 14 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) Session 3 (Online) 21 Oct 2020 06 Sep 2020 14 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 21 Oct 2020 06 Sep 2020 14 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020

Army/Marines

Summer
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Early Intersession (On-site) 11 May 2020 12 Mar 2020 10 May 2020 10 May 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site and 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 (On-site and Online) 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 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
Fall
Session Session Start Date Army/Marines TA Open Army/Marines TA Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site and Online) 19 Aug 2020 20 Jun 2020 18 Aug 2020 18 Aug 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 23 Sep 2020 25 Jul 2020 22 Sep 2020 22 Sep 2020
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 07 Oct 2020 08 Aug 2020 06 Oct 2020 06 Oct 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) Session 3 (Online) 21 Oct 2020 22 Aug 2020 20 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 21 Oct 2020 22 Aug 2020 20 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 3 (Online) 21 Oct 2020 22 Aug 2020 20 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020

Coast Guard

Summer
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Early Intersession (On-site) 11 May 2020 11 Feb 2020 25 Apr 2020 10 May 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 1 (On-site and Online) 20 May 2020 20 Feb 2020 04 May 2020 19 May 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 1 (Online) 20 May 2020 20 Feb 2020 04 May 2020 19 May 2020
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site and 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 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
Fall
Session Session Start Date Coast Guard Open Coast Guard Close Registration Deadline
Undergraduate Session 1 (On-site and Online) 19 Aug 2020 21 May 2020 03 Aug 2020 18 Aug 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (Online) 23 Sep 2020 25 Jun 2020 07 Sep 2020 22 Sep 2020
Graduate MBA & Cybersecurity Tech (Online and On-site) 07 Oct 2020 09 Jul 2020 21 Sep 2020 06 Oct 2020
Undergraduate Session 2 (On-site) Session 3 (Online) 21 Oct 2020 23 Jul 2020 05 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020
Graduate MSIT & MSM Session 2 (On-site) 21 Oct 2020 23 Jul 2020 05 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020
Undergraduate Online Seminar Session 3 (Online) 21 Oct 2020 23 Jul 2020 05 Oct 2020 20 Oct 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.