Veteran and dependent students should Apply for Benefits within the Department of Veterans Affairs eBenefits website. All students intending to use educational benefits must also fill out a Declaration of Intent form (PDF) within the Military & Veterans Center every semester when they register for classes.
All eligibility (except Chapter 1606) must be processed and verified through the VA. NOTE: 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. To begin (or renew) the certification process after benefits have been applied for and documentation received, please also complete a Declaration of Intent Form (PDF) and submit along with your Certificate of Eligibility to our office.
NOTE: You MUST send your Declaration of Intent Form by fax, snail mail, or deliver it in person. No email please. A Declaration of Intent Form (PDF) must be filled out every semester after registering for classes.
Please bring 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):