In response to COVID-19, the Military & Veterans Center is open by appointment only for our community members. Please click here to set up an in-person appointment. We will continue to run our virtual office, also. Please navigate our site below for the link.
All applications for new and continued VA educational benefits claims will continue to be done remotely. Click here to begin that process.
First-time veteran and dependent students should Apply for Benefits within the Department of Veterans Affairs eBenefits website. Once you have a received your Certificate of Eligibility, please email it to veteransbenefits AT_TOWSON.
All new and continuing veteran and dependent students intending to use educational benefits must also electronically fill out this Declaration of Intent to Use VA Benefits form every semester when they register for classes.
For Chapter 33 (Post-9/11 G.I. Bill®) students, to learn more about your exact benefits based on your eligibility and enrollment at Towson University, please visit the VA's G.I. Bill® Comparison Tool here.
NOTE: All eligibility (except Chapter 1606) must be processed and verified through the VA. The Military & Veterans Center DOES NOT dictate eligibility.
The Military & Veterans Center is responsible for re-certifying veterans and their dependents each term to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Please electronically send appropriate documentation and materials to the Military & Veterans Center as soon as possible to ensure timely processing and disbursement of benefits.
To contact TU’s School Certifying Official (SCO):
Active duty military may use VA education benefits and/or tuition assistance to pay for tuition and fees. To use tuition assistance, have the course/s approved through the appropriate military tuition assistance program (GoArmyEd for Army service members; AI Portal for Air Force).
Once the necessary military command signatures and dollar amount for tuition assistance have been obtained, take the “TA Approval Letter/Statement” directly to the Bursar’s Office:
Be sure to also notify the Maryland Veterans Center. Please note that your VA benefits may need to be adjusted if you are receiving TA monies.
Veterans, Active Duty, Reservists / National Guard Members may be eligible for the following (chapters excerpted from the Title 38 U.S. Code):