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Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA)

ATTENTION - per DOD policy, students may not use Chapter 1606 and Federal TA for the same course, effective for Spring 2015 semester forward.

Students must wait 10 years between finishing an Undergraduate degree and starting a Graduate degree if used FTA for undergrad and wish to use it for Graduate program. 

General Information and links for each branch can be found at

Army Federal Tuition Assistance

Active Duty, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, AGR & Mobilized Title 10 Soldiers:
Soldiers must request Federal TA through, prior to the course start date.
Follow this link to step-by-step guidance on how to complete the Federal Tuition Assistance: for U.S. Military: The Department of Defense (DoD) Voluntary Education Program is offering a pilot program that provides online tutoring to DoD Service members at no cost. Service members can connect to a live tutor online at any time for one-to-one anonymous help with homework, test preparation, proofreading and more. The program was established to help ensure Service members have the necessary tools and resources to reach their higher learning and professional development goals. The program provides tutoring services with background-checked experts able to help with more than 40 college subjects, to include English, Algebra, Statistics, Physics, Accounting, History, Physiology and World Languages, in addition to writing projects such as research papers and creative essays.

Air Force Tuition Assistance

You must apply for Tuition Assistance online using the Air Force Virtual Education Center. This must be done through the Air Force Portal at There are six steps to completing the AFVEC online TA process.

Coast Guard Tuition Assistance

Complete the steps listed at the following website: