Future Students

Contact Military and Veteran Student Services

Military and Veteran Student Services is now located on campus in the new Enrollment Services Center, just a short walk from the Military and Veteran Student Services Resource Center. All services are still being provided via phone or online only at this time while the university remains in Phase B.

Veterans Education Benefits 

  1. Apply for benefits.

    Apply for Education Benefits through How to Apply for the GI Bill to activate your educational benefits with the VA.

  2. Apply for admission.

    Apply for admission to the University of Alaska Anchorage to be a degree seeking student.

    The VA requires that students actively pursue a degree to utilize VA educational benefits. 

    We are only able to certify a student as non-matriculated pending final admission in the university for 2 terms. The VA defines a term as courses that have different start/stop dates.

  3. Register 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.

  4. Have you used your VA benefits at another school?

    For students who have used VA educational benefits at another institution: Complete the Request for Change of Place of Training Form.

    Veterans and service members complete the VA 22-1995.

    Dependents using Chapter 35 DEA benefits and those using Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI BillĀ® transferred benefits complete the VA 22-5495.

    You may submit this form directly to the school or complete the form electronically through How to Apply for the GI Bill. If you complete the form electronically please submit a confirmation page to our office. 

  5. Request certification.

    Complete the Fall 2020 Education Benefit Certification Request

    Please do not submit this form until you have completed your registration.

  6. Report of Change

    Complete the UAA Student Veteran Report of Change

    This form must be completed if you have made changes to your major, declared a minor, or changed your benefit type.

  7. Military Transcripts

    Submit required transcripts for admissions to include your military transcripts.

  8. Certificate of Eligibility

    Submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) from the VA

    You can be certified without this document. However, it will remain a requirement until received. (Exceptions apply to Chapter 35 beneficiaries)

    Please note for Chapter 33 beneficiaries: financial aid disbursements may be effected without a COE on file.

  9. Maximize all funding resources.

    Maximize all sources of funding by completing:

    FAFSA application for federal financial aid (strongly recommended but not required)

    UAA Scholarship application (strongly recommended but not required)

  10. Check your preferred and UAA email!

    Check your preferred and UAA email addresses 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 

  1. Education Center

    Contact your Education Center:

    Make your appointment with your Education Center counselor to assist you with the TA process.

  2. Apply for admission.

    If required, apply for admission to the University of Alaska Anchorage to be a degree seeking student. Go Army Ed students are required to be admitted and/or pending to be accepted within GAE for Tuition assistance.  Once you have applied send an email to  uaa_veterans@alaska.edu for us to accept you within GAE.

  3. Register for classes.

    Register for class using UAOnline.

    Remember, only the courses that are applicable to your degree program can be paid for using Military Tuition Assistance. 

    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.

  4. Apply for tuition assistance.

    MyCAA

    Please e-mail MYCAA financial aid vouchers to uaa_veterans@alaska.edu  . We will have MYCAA financial aid vouchers posted to students account by payment deadline. 

    Go Army Ed (GAE)

    If you need a course added or if you need to be accepted in GAE for your degree program though UAA please e-mail us at uaa_veterans@alaska.edu. Please provide the following information: Full Name & UAA Student ID #, what it is you are needing to be processed, CRN and Course information or Degree program that you're enrolled in.

    Please allow 2-3 business days to manually post the course / accept your application in GAE.

    When published and active in GAE we will e-mail informing you of the class availability within GAE at which point you may request TA for the classes. The GAE tuition assistance will be posted prior to the semester payment deadline for the semester.

    Air Force

    For students utilizing Tuition Assistance (TA) please e-mail your voucher to uaa_veterans@alaska.edu.

  5. Maximize all funding resources.

    Maximize all sources of funding by completing:

    FAFSA application for federal financial aid (strongly recommended but not required)

    UAA Scholarship application (strongly recommended but not required)

  6. Check your preferred and UAA email.

    Check your preferred and UAA email addresses 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.