Meet the Veterans Team

Nichole Eichrodt

Military & Veterans Community 

Resource Coordinator





 Mr. Terry Jackson
VetSuccess on Campus Counselor


What We Do

The MVCRC houses both the UAA Military &Veteran Student Services Assistant and the Department of Veterans Affairs' VetSuccess on Campus Counselor (VSOC). This partnership supports our military, veterans and family members through one-on-one coaching sessions, large scale briefings and workshops. We also strive to elevate the overall institutional understanding of the military and veteran student experience through in depth training opportunities for faculty, staff and students.
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Why choose UAA?

We help ease the transition from the military into college by providing service members, veterans and their families with the tools needed to succeed. 

Here is just a few of the things we offer:


We made the list!

The VA recognizes different start and stop dates as different terms. You need to be enrolled in 12 credits to maintain a full time status during a traditional 16 week semester. To receive the full time stipend you must have at least one face to face class at all times during the semester. If you have classes that are shorter than 16 weeks please contact us for guidance: 786-6962

Summer 2015 Rate of Pursuit Guide

10-Week Session First 5-Week Session Second 5-Week Session

Classes Held

May 18 - Aug 1 May 18 - June 22 June 25 - Aug 1

Undergraduate rates

Full Time: 8 credits¾ Time: 6 credits Full Time: 4 credits¾ Time: 3 credits Full Time: 4 credits¾ Time: 3 credits

Special Exception

Undergraduates Only: Students may take a 3 credit class in each of the three terms above and be considered full time rate of pursuit: 9 credits

Graduate rates

Full Time: 6 credits Full Time: 3 credits Full Time: 3 credits
  • CHAPTER 33 IMPORTANT SUMMER 2015 NOTE: In order to be eligible to receive the full Alaska BAH rate of $2,160* per month students must be taking a course in the traditional classroom setting the entire time class is in session. Examples would include registering for a traditional setting course in both 5-Week sessions (May 18 - June 22 &June 25 - Aug 1) or registering for a traditional setting course in the 10-Week session (May 18 - Aug 1). For more information regarding benefits for all online courses please see our Chapter 33 Benefits.
  • *Subject to change: Strictly tied to Department of Defense (DoD) BAH calculator.

    **Late fees will not be reversed for certification requests submitted after the payment deadline**


    Using Post 9-11/ Chapter 33 benefits: Certification and Federal Aid Disbursement Process

    For Chapter 33 recipients, UAA submits two certifications to the VA each term. An initial certification is submitted to notify the VA of term dates and credit hours to kick start your BAH and book stipend benefits and a final certification is submitted after the add/drop deadline to report tuition and fee amounts for certified courses. This is to avoid large overpayments or underpayments made to UAA if changes to students' schedules are done during add/drop period.Tuition and fees will appear as an outstanding balance on your student account until payment for certified courses is received but most Chapter 33 students' accounts are flagged for deferment so that no late fees are assessed to tuition and fee balances pending VA payment.Note: Chapter 33 recipients who have been rated at less than 100% eligibility, who are taking course work inapplicable to degree plan, or who have charges on their accounts that will not be paid by the VA (book store charges, parking permits, housing and meal plans, etc.) are required to make payment by the payment deadline to avoid a late fee.Students who receive federal financial aid may receive multiple refunds each semester. Students whose federal financial aid exceed their bill may receive a refund prior to the add/drop deadline. After the add/drop deadline, when we submit your final certification, accounting services will refund financial aid based on the anticipated amount we expect from the VA. UAA will use your federal aid refunds for charges that will not be paid by the VA, to the extent allowable under law. As a result of the refund, a balance due will appear on your student account equal to the pending VA payment.