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GoArmyEd - Tuition Assistance

GoArmyEd (GAE) Tuition Assistance covers up to $250 per credit hour and is capped at $4,000 per military fiscal year.

The GAE portal is used for Army Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard soldiers to request Federal TA.  Virginia Army National Guard soldiers who wish to request State TA should reference our VaARNG TA page.

Additional Eligibility Requirements as of 1 January 2014:

  • Soldiers will not be eligible to use TA until successfully completing one year after graduating Advanced Individual Training (AIT), Officer Candidate School (OCS) or Basic Officer Leaders Course (BOLC).
  • Students will be restricted to 16 credit hours per year.
  • Soldiers are limited to 130 credit hours to complete a Bachelor’s Degree and 39 credit hours to complete a Master’s Degree.
  • Soldiers cannot use TA for a second higher level degree until completion of 10 years of service.
  • Soldier cannot be funded for a second equivalent degree (i.e. no second Bachelor’s or Master’s degree).
  • All Courses must be part of an approved degree plan.
  • TA cannot be used for professional degrees (i.e. PhD, MD, JD).
  • The policy for not allowing TA for Soldiers who are flagged for APFT/Height/Weight will continue.

Note: Liberty University does not determine eligibility for Tuition Assistance. The above noted items were received from the U.S. Army. Please contact your ESO to determine your full eligibility requirements.


GoArmyEd - How to Enroll

Step 1: Complete the Admissions Check list and apply for Financial Aid.

Step 2: Complete Registration on GoArmyEd Portal

  1. Go to www.goarmyed.com and log onto portal
  2. Select "Request TA"
  3. Under “School” select ‘Liberty University’ (if it is not automatically selected for you)
  4. Under “Subject” place the subject code in the box (i.e. MATH, ENGL, BIBL, etc)
  5. Under “Catalog Number” enter the three digit number for the course (i.e. ‘101’ for ENGL 101 or ‘220’ for GOVT 220)
    • If you are having difficulty finding a course, try leaving the “Catalog Number” field blank.
  6. Under “Start Date Between” enter the date span that will include the start date of your course.
  7. Select “Next”. (You do not need to put in a course number - leave this blank.) 
  8. Choose the course you want to enroll in by selecting “Request Class”
  9. Select “Process Request” 
  • Once your GoArmyEd registration has been processed and your TA is approved, electronic authorization will be sent to Liberty allowing payment to be made to the school for your tuition.
  • Once your GoArmyEd registration has been completed, please wait for email confirmation before proceeding to financial check-in.
  • Please note the deadlines for GoArmyEd Registration below. All TA must be approved prior to the GoArmyEd registration deadline.

Step 3: Complete Financial Check-in

Financial check-in is the final step that completes the online registration process. Once you have successfully completed financial check-in, the online registration process is complete. 

Please do not complete financial check-in until you receive a confirmation email from the Office of Military Affairs indicating your TA has been processed.

To complete financial check-in:

  • Go to www.liberty.edu
  • Click My LU Sign In
  • Click ASIST (under My Access)
  • Click Student
  • Click Financial Check-in

GoArmyEd Deadlines