Current Students

Progress. Good Work: Keep Going!

Continue pursuing your academic goals, fortifying your efforts with help from UAA MVSS. 

Gold circle with dollar signCurrent active duty service members, reserves, and national guard members are now eligible for tuition to be capped at $250 per credit maximum and have all students fees waived. Fee waivers do not apply to course or lab fees. Tuition cap and fee waivers do not apply to graduate tuition or to dependents.


Bolster Your Academic Success

The UAA Military and Veteran Academic Success Centers with sites on both Ft. Richardson and Elmendorf are staffed with MVSS team members ready to help you. Whether you have questions about your academic path or need some academic support, the Academic Success Centers are the place to start!

  UAA Military & Veteran Academic Success Centers

Certifications, Nuts & Bolts

The UAA Military and Veteran Student Services Resource Center, housed in the Student Union on campus, is staffed with MVSS team members available to help you with the nuts and bolts of your university journey. Contact them with your questions about your certification, how to change your major and other VA educational benefit issues.

  UAA Military & Veteran Student Services Resource Center

Icon of circle with exclamation mark.Report of Change

If you have changed your major, declared a minor or changed your benefit type, you must complete the UAA Student Veteran Report of Change form.


Semester Checklist

Veteran Education Benefits

Checklist for current students using Veteran education benefits to complete each semester. For more general information and details, see the Veteran Education Benefits page.

1Register for classes.

Register for class using UAOnline. Remember, only the courses that are applicable to your degree program can be certified for VA benefits. 

It is highly suggested that you work with an academic advisor and refer to Degree Works to confirm that courses are applicable to your degree program.

2Request certification.

Complete the Summer 2024 Education Benefit Certification Request or Fall 2024 Education Benefit Certification Request.   Do not submit this form until you have completed your registration.

3Maximize all funding resources.

You are strongly encouraged to complete the following applications in order to find more opportunities for funding but it is not required:

Also check out these external military scholarship opportunities.

4Check your preferred and UAA email frequently.

Confirmation of certifications, issues with course applicability, and other important, time sensitive information will be sent to your preferred and UAA email addresses only.

Military Tuition Assistance

For a checklist on how to use your Military TA and other information about it, please see the Military Tuition Assistance page.


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at