Benefits for Military Service

Learn about education benefits available to military members and their families.

What are military service benefits?

Different forms of aid exist for individuals who have served or are currently serving in the military, as well for their family members. Below, we walk you through the process of discovering what type of aid may be available for you.


If you served on Active Duty, you might be eligible for education benefits offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

For example, the Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for educational and housing expenses to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

VA Education Benefits

Currently Serving

If you are currently serving in the military, you may be eligible for funding offered through the Department of Defense Tuition Assistance program. Check your eligibility status and the amount for which you qualify with your Service prior to enrolling.


If you are the spouse or child of a service member who is serving on active duty Title 10 orders in the paygrades of E1-E5, O1-O2, or W1-W2, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Department of Defense for education, training, and/or the occupational license and credentials necessary for a portable career.

Additionally, if you are the spouse or child of a service members, you may be eligible of transfer of the service member’s Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to you.

Need more information?

Our team is ready to help. Please reach out with any questions.

Raena McIntyre

  • Student Services Coordinator

Financial Aid Office

The Financial Aid Office is open M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. It is located on the lower level of Liechty Center/Taber Hall.