In response to COVID-19, Towson University is open with limited services. Although you can't visit the Military & Veterans Center, we're still available during normal business hours by email, tuvetcenter AT_TOWSON.
Effective immediately, all applications for new and continued VA educational benefits will be done remotely. See below.
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 tuvetcenter AT_TOWSON.
All continuing veteran and dependent students intending to use educational benefits must also remotely fill out this Declaration of Intent form every semester when they register for classes.
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 remotely 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):