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Tuition Assistance (TA)

Tuition Assistance (TA) is a government benefit offered to service members of all branches of the Armed Forces to assist with the cost of tuition. Some Department of Defense employees and military spouses may also be eligible to receive a form of Tuition Assistance.

Here you will find information on the general processes to request TA as well as policies for utilizing Military Tuition Assistance. Click your branch of the military below for more specific information relevant to the type of Tuition Assistance you will be using.


How to Request Tuition Assistance

The general process for requesting Tuition Assistance is the same for all branches of the military (with ArmyIgnitED, and Virginia National Guard State TA as exceptions), and is outlined in the steps below. Please also see the branch sections below for specific information regarding the type of military Tuition Assistance you are using.

1. Speak with your local Education Office to ensure your eligibility for Tuition Assistance.

2. Follow their instructions for how to request Tuition Assistance for your course(s). Take note of the timeframe in which you are able to request your TA indicated in the table below.

3. The military approves your TA request.

4. Submit your  Tuition Assistance form to the Office of Military Affairs for processing directly by email at luomilitary@liberty.edu. ArmyIgnitED students do not need to submit an authorization form once TA has been approved.

5. The Office of Military Affairs posts the TA credit to your account within 3-5 business days of receiving your form and you complete Financial Check-In.


Branch Specific Policies and Procedures

Select your branch below to learn more!

Air Force
Army
Navy
Marine Corps
Coast Guard
MyCAA
Department of Defense
VA National Guard State TA

Benefit Summary

Below is a snapshot of what Air Force Tuition Assistance will cover. To determine your eligibility for this benefit, you may review the information on the Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) portal, or contact your Education Office directly.

  • May cover up to $250 per credit hour
  • Fiscal year cap of $4500.
  • Maximum of 18 credit hours may be covered per fiscal year.
  • Airmen are limited to 124 credit hours to complete one undergraduate program and 42 credit hours to complete one graduate program (Some restrictions may apply).
  • TA request timeframe:
    • Start: 45 days before term starts
    • End: 7 day before term starts

What You Need to Know

If you have not used Air Force Tuition Assistance before, your first step is to contact your Education Office for assistance with getting started. You will need to make sure your Air Force TA account is updated with the degree you will be pursuing at Liberty University. You can visit the Air Force Virtual Education Center to get started.

We’ve outlined a few items below we want you to be aware of as you utilize your Tuition Assistance at Liberty University:

  • The Air Force requires you to request Tuition Assistance 7-45 days prior to the start date of the course. See the TA Request Timeframes chart for more information.
  • Liberty University loads all available courses into the Air Force Virtual Education Center. If you cannot find a course in the portal, please email LUMilitary@liberty.edu to let us know.
  • Your TA authorization form must have all the correct course information to be accepted, including the course dates associated with your term of enrollment. It must also bear your electronic signature.
  • Once your TA has been approved by the Air Force, you must submit the signed authorization form to us by email: LUMilitary@liberty.edu. Please be sure you submit this form by the TA Form deadline associated with your term of enrollment. *The last four digits of your social security number will be visible on your TA form. You may black out this information and replace it with your Liberty ID before you fax or email your form to us.
  • Liberty University automatically submits grades to the Air Force for TA courses within 30 days of the term end date. However, it is your responsibility to make sure the Air Force receives your grade information. Please let us know if you have any concerns about your grades being submitted on time.

 

Benefit Summary

Below is a snapshot of what Army Tuition Assistance (ArmyIgnitED) will cover. To determine your eligibility, please check out the full eligibility requirements posted on the ArmyIgnitED website or contact your Education Services Officer (ESO) directly.

  • May cover up to $250 per credit hour
  • Fiscal year cap of $4000.
  • Maximum of 16 credit hours may be covered per fiscal year.
  • Soldiers are limited to 130 credit hours to complete one Bachelor’s Degree and 39 credit hours to complete one Master’s Degree. Post-Graduate degrees typically do not qualify for Army Tuition Assistance. One Certificate program may be approved for Army Tuition Assistance.
  • Important note about registration: Army students should make all enrollment changes with Liberty University directly.
  • TA request timeframe
    • Start: 60 days before term starts
    • End: 1 day before term starts

How to Request Army Tuition Assistance in ArmyIgnitED

If you have not yet set up an account with ArmyIgnitED, your first step is to visit the ArmyIgnitED website and follow the “Get Started” steps. If you already have an account set up, Education Path, and have registered for courses, please skip to Step Five: Request Tuition Assistance.


Step One: Create an Education Path

To create an Education Path, click the Education Path tab, then click the Add Education Path button.

You will create an Education Path by completing four steps. On the Review Information step, review your account information for accuracy. Click the next arrow at the bottom of the page to proceed to the next step.

On the Choose Level step, select which education level you would like to pursue. Click the next arrow at the bottom of the page.

A popup window displays letting you know that your request will be placed on hold. Click Proceed to move to the next step in the process.

On the Choose Study step, type in the text box which area of study you are interested in pursuing. Then press Enter to begin narrowing choices.

After you make your selection, click the Next Arrow to proceed to the final step.

On the Choose Institution step, type in the text box which Education Institution you would like to attend. You can search by Education Institution name or by the state in which it is located.

Information about the Education Institution populates. Click Select to confirm your selection.

Click the Next Arrow to confirm your selection. Clicking Remove will deselect the Education Institution and allow you select another. You can only select one Education Institution at a time.

On the My Education Path Summary page, you can review your selections and correct any incorrect information before clicking Submit for Approval. Click Submit for Approval.

  1. If your Education Path request is approved, you will receive an email.
  2. Upon approval your Army Education Counselor will automatically send your Education Path to the indicated Education Institution.
  3. After the Education Institution is notified of your Education Path request, they will send you an application to complete for their school.
  4. Once the application has been completed and returned, the Education Institution will notify you of their admissions decision.
  5. If your Education Path is rejected, you will need to revise your Education Path based on the instructions provided in the message you receive from your Army Education Counselor.

 

Create a Special Program Path

Soldiers who are not enrolled in a traditional degree program will need to create a Special Program Path. Examples of special programs include the Specialized Chaplain Certificate, Prerequisite classes for Army In-Service Career Advancement Programs, and Perquisite Classes for a Graduate Program.

To create a Special Program Path, click the Program Path tab.

Click the Add Special Program Path button.

You will create a Special Program Path by completing four steps. On the Review Information step, review your account information for accuracy. Click the Next Arrow at the bottom of the page to proceed to the next step.

On the Choose Program step, select which special program you would like to pursue. Once you have made a selection, click the Next Arrow at the bottom of the page.

On the Choose Institution step, type in the text box which Education Institution you would like to attend. You can search by Education Institution name or by the state in which it is located. Press Enter.

Information about the Education Institution populates. Click Select to confirm your selection. Click the Next Arrow to confirm your selection.

On the Upload Documents step, you must upload the signed Memorandum for Record from your Army Commander. This document is required for you to pursue a Special Program and can be downloaded from this page. Once the form is completed and signed, click Upload File. Then click Next.

On the Special Program Path Summary page, you can review your selections and correct any incorrect information before clicking Submit for Approval. Click Submit for Approval.

Your Special Program Path request was submitted to your Army Education Counselor for approval. Click View your Special Program Path.

  • If your Special Program request is approved, you will receive both an email and inbox notification.
  • Upon approval, you can enroll in courses at an Education Institution to being your Special Program.

Step Two: View your Education Path

To access your Education Path, click the Education Path tab.

The Education Path tab displays all requests and completed Education Paths, including the status of each. Scroll down to view the page.

  • Clicking Edit allows you to revisit your Education Path request and make any changes, as needed. Once the Education Path is re-submitted, your Army Education Counselor will be notified and will need to re-review the request.
  • Clicking View Courses allows you to view all of the courses for which you have requested Tuition Assistance, as well as your Cumulative Army TA GPA.
  • Clicking View SDP allows you to view your current Student Degree Plan and any previous Student Degree Plans.

Step Three: Register for Courses

This helpful tutorial video will walk you through the registration process. Take a few minutes to watch it, then follow the simple steps below. (Please choose the appropriate semester each time you register.)

  1. Go to the registration tool
  2. Select “Register for (Semester) Courses”
  3. Enter the program code and number for each course you want (Example Subject: Code = UNIV; Course Number =104)
  4. Select “Search”
  5. Select the course that’s available during the dates you want (listed under “Time”)
  6. Select “Register for this course”
  7. Repeat for other courses

 

Want a hand? Our team is always happy to walk through registration with you — whether it’s your first time or your last time. Just give us a call at (800) 424-9595 or chat with us live.


Step Four: View Courses and Student Degree Plan

1-2 Days after registration

On the Education Path tab, click the My Courses sub tab to display your courses.

This page allows you to view all of the courses for which you have requested Tuition Assistance, as well as your Cumulative Army TA GPA. You can also take action on a withdrawal. You can review the following information on this page:

  • Course information (i.e., Grade, Grade Reason, if it was TA funded)
  • Financial assistance information (i.e., Billed amount, Course Cost, Tuition Assistance, Student Cost)
  • Rejection Information (if applicable)

 

View the Student Degree Plan

On the Education Path, click the Student Degree Plan sub tab.

The Student Degree Plan sub tab displays current and previous Student Degree Plans. To view a specific Student Degree Plan, click View SDP.

The Student Degree Plan will populate. You can scroll to review the entire page.


Step Five: Request Tuition Assistance

Once your Education Path has been approved, you can start the process of requesting Tuition Assistance. Click the Education Path tab.

Click Request Tuition Assistance on the approved Education Path.

Select the courses at the Education Institution where you are currently enrolled that you want to request Tuition Assistance for by selecting the courses within the first section.

You may also upload optional supporting documentation to your request.

Click Submit Request to submit your request for Tuition Assistance.

Review the information for the courses for which you are requesting Tuition Assistance. If all of the information is correct, click Confirm.

  • If you selected courses not at your home school, your request will require a Counselor review.
  • If the courses selected are on your Student Degree Plan with your Education Institution, your request will be automatically approved.
  • Clicking Cancel will return you to the previous page and allow you to re-select the courses for which you want to request Tuition Assistance.

After confirmation, your Tuition Assistance request will be submitted. Click Done.

You will receive a determination email if your request was approved or denied. The following are possible reasons for denial:

  • CIV Ed Level Mismatch – Your Education Institution and Education Pathway do not match.
  • The information you provided for your Tuition Assistance request is incorrect.
  • There is a hold on your account.
  • Other – A more detailed description of the reason for denial will be included with this option.

Step Six: Complete Financial Check-In (FCI)

You can verify that your TA has been posted to your account by completing Financial Check-In. Financial Check-In is the final step in the enrollment process and must be completed before you can start courses. Please review our Financial Check-In Guide for more information on this process.

Benefit Summary

Below is a snapshot of what Coast Guard Tuition Assistance will cover. To determine your eligibility for this benefit, you may review the information on the Coast Guard’s TA Policies web page, or contact your Education Office directly.

  • Active Duty or Reservists on long term orders (180 days+) are eligible
  • Covers up to $250.00 per credit hour
  • Fiscal year cap of $3750
  • TA request timeframe
    • Start: 90 days before term starts
    • End: 16 days before term starts

What You Need to Know

If you have not used Coast Guard Tuition Assistance before, your first step is to contact your Education Office for assistance with getting started. You will need to make sure your military TA account is updated with the degree you will be pursuing at Liberty University and you are aware of all of the Coast Guard’s requirements and regulations for using military TA.

We’ve outlined a few items below to be aware of as you utilize your Tuition Assistance at Liberty University:

  • The Coast Guard requires you to request TA within 90-16 days prior to the start date of the course. Funding requests cannot be approved on or after the course start date. See the TA Request Timeframe chart for more information.
  • You will manually enter the course information on your TA request. Make sure you have all the correct information before you submit your request. The information needed includes:
    • The course subject code and number (ex: ENGL 100)
    • The course title (ex: Basic Composition)
    • The course dates (ex: Spring B term, 1/13/20 – 3/6/20)
    • The number of credit hours (semester hours)
  • Your TA authorization must be signed by you and your Education Office in order for us to process the form.
  • Once your TA has been approved, you must submit the signed authorization form to us by fax: (434) 455-1287 or email: LUMilitary@liberty.edu. Please be sure you submit this form by the TA Form deadline associated with your term of enrollment. **The last four digits of your social security number may be visible on your TA form. You may black out this information and replace it with your Liberty ID before you fax or email your form to us.
  • We will automatically submit your grades to the military for TA courses within 30 days of the course end date. However, it is your responsibility to make sure this information is received. Please let us know if you have any concerns about your grades being submitted on time.

Benefit Summary

Below is a snapshot of what DoD Tuition Assistance may cover. To determine your eligibility, please contact your Human Resources Office or Office Supervisor directly.

  • Must be an employee of the U.S. Department of Defense
  • May cover up to $250 per credit hour
  • Fiscal year cap of $4500
  • May cover up to 18 credit hours per military fiscal year

What You Need to Know

Please note if you have not used DoD Tuition Assistance before, your first step is to contact your Human Resources Office or Office Supervisor for assistance with getting started. We’ve outlined a few items below we want you to be aware of as you utilize your Tuition Assistance at Liberty University.

  • Your Tuition Assistance form is referred to as an SF-182 form. We may also accept a TA Authorization letter on official letterhead.
  • You will need to make sure the correct course information is included on your SF-182 or TA Authorization letter. Forms with incorrect information cannot be accepted. The information needed includes:
    • Identifying student information (your form may include the last four digits of your social security number. You may black out this information and replace it with your Student ID.)
    • The course subject code and number (ex: ENGL 100)
    • The course title (ex: Basic Composition)
    • The course dates (ex: Spring B term, 1/13/20 – 3/6/20)
    • The number of credit hours (semester hours) and cost per credit hour
    • The approved amount per course
    • Invoicing Instructions and/or Invoicing POC and email address
  • You must submit your approved SF-182 to the Office of Military Affairs by the TA Form deadline and complete Financial Check-In by the deadline corresponding to your sub-term of enrollment. See our Dates and Deadlines and Financial Check-In Guide for more information.
  • The authorized funds will be applied to your student account based on the amount of tuition and/or class fees indicated on your SF-182 or TA Authorization Letter.
  • The Office of Military Affairs will invoice your DoD employer directly. Invoices are submitted to DoD employers after the add/drop date for each sub-term per the provided invoicing instructions on your DoD TA document. Your DoD employer will pay Liberty University directly based on the invoice(s) submitted.
  • Book Voucher Advances may be applied to your student account if you are approved books/material stipends on your DoD TA document. These vouchers must be used through Liberty’s online bookstore Barnes & Noble College.
  • We typically do not submit your grades to the DoD for TA courses (unless this is required by your employer during the invoicing process). Most typically, you will be responsible for submitting this information to your employer directly if it is needed. You may be able to access a free unofficial transcript through your ASIST account to meet this requirement.

Army Civilian Instructions

Army civilians must generate their DoD tuition assistance (TA) through ArmyIgnitED. Once the SF-182 has been created in ArmyIgnitED, the SF-182 can be submitted directly to the Office of Military Affairs by emailing lumilitary@liberty.edu.

ArmyIgnitED – Create SF-182

  1. Log into ArmyIgnitED and click Careerist Path.
  2. Click Create SF 182.
  3. Fill out the requested fields and click Next.
  4. Fill out your student information and click Next. You can download an instruction manual by clicking SF182 Instruction Manual.
  5. Fill out the training information and click Next.
  6. Fill out your Training Funding and Costs information then click Next.
  7. Review your SF-182 Summary and click on a prior step to update any incorrect information by clicking the icon associated with each section of your application.
  8. Click View Continued Service Agreement then click the checkbox next to the agreement statement.
  9. Click Submit for Approval.
  10.  Your SF 182 will be reviewed for final approval and funding
    1.  Your SF 182 will be reviewed by your Immediate Supervisor. Once reviewed, you will receive a notification via email and ArmyIgnitED messages. For a rejected SF 182, you may be asked to correct your SF 182 and re-submit.
    2. Next, your SF 182 will be submitted to your Career Program Manager for approval. Once reviewed, you will receive a notification via email and ArmyIgnitED messages. For a rejected SD 182, you may be asked to correct your SF 182 and re-submit.
    3. Next, your SF 182 will be submitted to your HQ ACCMA for approval. Once reviewed, you will receive a notification via email and ArmyIgnitED messages.

Benefits Summary

Below is a snapshot of what Marine Corps Tuition Assistance will cover. To determine your eligibility for this benefit, you may review the information at U.S. Marine Corps Tuition Assistance, or contact your Education Office directly.

  • Must be on Active Duty or “Activated Reservist” status to be eligible. Marines in an awaiting training (MAT) status are eligible as well.
  • May cover up to $250 per credit hour.
  • Fiscal year cap of $4500.
  • Maximum of 18 credit hours may be covered per fiscal year.
  • TA cannot be approved for more than two TA-funded classes simultaneously.

What You Need to Know

If you have not used Marine Corps Tuition Assistance before, your first step is to contact your Education Office for assistance with getting started. You will need to make sure your TA account through your Education Office is updated with the degree you will be pursuing at Liberty University and you are aware of all of the Marine Corps’ requirements and regulations for using military TA.

We’ve outlined a few items below we want you to be aware of as you utilize your Tuition Assistance at Liberty University:

  • The Marine Corps requires you to request TA within the 60 days prior to the start date of the course. Funding requests cannot be approved on or after the course start date. See the TA Request Timeframes chart for more information.
  • You will manually enter the course information on your TA request. Make sure you have all the correct information before you submit your request. The information needed includes:
    • The course subject code and number (ex: ENGL 100)
    • The course title (ex: Basic Composition)
    • The course dates (ex: Spring B term, 1/13/20 – 3/6/20)
    • The number of credit hours (semester hours)
  • Your TA authorization must be signed by you and your Education Office in order for us to process the form.
  • Once your TA has been approved, you must submit the signed authorization form to us by fax: (434) 455-1287 or email: LUMilitary@liberty.edu. Please be sure you submit this form by the TA form deadline associated with your term of enrollment. **The last four digits of your social security number may be visible on your TA form. You may black out this information and replace it with your Liberty ID before you fax or email your form to us.
  • We will automatically submit your grades to the military for TA courses within 30 days of the course end date. However, it is your responsibility to make sure this information is received. Please let us know if you have any concerns about your grades being submitted on time.

Benefit Summary

Below is a snapshot of what My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Tuition Assistance will cover for eligible military spouses. Please review the MyCAA Fact Sheet we have received from MyCAA. To determine your eligibility, please visit the MyCAA Portal or contact a MyCAA Counselor directly at (800) 342-9647.

  • Spouses of Active Duty or activated National Guard/Reserve members (pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, and O1-O2) in the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Navy may qualify. The Coast Guard does not participate in the program at this time.
  • Must be seeking an Associate’s degree, certificate, or licensure to qualify
  • May pay $2000 per year, up to $4000 total
  • MyCAA does not cover any fees (ex: class fees, books, etc…).
  • TA request timeframe
    • Start: 60 days before term starts
    • End: 1 day before term starts

What You Need to Know

If you have not used MyCAA Tuition Assistance before, your first step is to contact a MyCAA Counselor at (800) 342-9647 for assistance with getting started. You will need to make sure your MyCAA account is up-to-date and that you are aware of all the requirements and regulations for you to use MyCAA funding.

We’ve outlined a few items below we want you to be aware of as you utilize your Tuition Assistance at Liberty University:

  • MyCAA will only cover an Associate’s degree, certificate, or licensure program that expands employment and career opportunities (excluding General Studies, Liberal Arts, and Interdisciplinary Studies that do not have a concentration). If you would like to speak with a MyCAA counselor regarding their eligibility requirements, you may call (800) 324-9647.
  • MyCAA requests must be submitted and approved by MyCAA between 1 and 60 days prior to the start date of the course. Funding requests cannot be approved outside of this window of time. See the TA Request Timeframe chart for more information.
  • You will manually enter the course information on your funding request. Make sure you have all the correct information before you submit your request. The information needed includes:
    • The course subject code and number (ex: ENGL 100)
    • The course title (ex: Basic Composition)
    • The course dates (ex: Summer B term, 5/11/20 – 7/3/20)
    • The cost per course (ex: undergraduate cost is $250 per credit hour)
  • MyCAA requires all students submit an Education and Training Plan prior to any MyCAA funds being approved for courses.  Please email LUMilitary@liberty.edu to request a personalized Education and Training plan. Read more about Education and Training Plans below.
  • The GI Bill® (all chapters including Ch. 33 and 35), most outside scholarships, and MyCAA funding are not refundable to the student and therefore may need to be adjusted based on your eligibility. If a student is planning on using a combination of these benefits within the same semester, please email LUMilitary@liberty.edu to verify if these types of aid can be combined.
  • We will automatically submit your grades to MyCAA within 30 days of the course end date. However, it is your responsibility to make sure that MyCAA receives this information. Please let us know if you have any concerns about your grades being submitted on time.

What is an Education and Training Plan (ETP)?

Prior to requesting MyCAA Financial Assistance (FA), military spouses are required to work with their school to develop an Education and Training Plan. Before any funding can be approved by MyCAA, this plan must be uploaded by the spouse to their MyCAA Account for review and acceptance.

Your Education and Training Plan will include the following information:

  • Student’s Name
  • School’s contact information
  • Degree Program and Level
  • Detail of all required education
  • Program Duration (estimated start and end date of program)
  • Any transfer credit applied to the degree
  • Estimated cost of program

Please email LUMilitary@liberty.edu to request a personalized Education and Training plan. Liberty University is unable to create official degree plan documentation until after you are officially accepted to your program. If you have any questions about what is next in the admissions process, you may call a(n):

    • Online Admissions Counselor: (800) 424-9595
    • Resident Admissions Counselor: (800) 543-5317

We are required to verify the cost of your attendance on your MyCAA Education and Training Plan. Because of this, if you are planning to utilize the discounted military tuition rate and other military benefits available for online military spouses (as defined by Liberty University), you will want to ensure your military documentation has been submitted and approved prior to requesting your Education and Training Plan. If you have any questions about what is needed, you may contact us for more information.


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Benefit Summary

Below is a snapshot of what Navy Tuition Assistance will cover. To determine your eligibility for this benefit, you may review the information on the U.S. Navy College website, or contact your Education Office directly.

  • Must be on Active Duty or “Activated Reserve” status
  • May cover up to $250 per credit hour
  • Fiscal year cap of $3000, or 12 credit hours (effective Oct 1, 2019)
  • Must have 2 years minimum service to be eligible (effective Oct. 1, 2019)
  • TA request timeframe:
    • Start: 120 days before term starts
    • End: 14 days before term starts

What You Need to Know

If you have not used Navy Tuition Assistance (TA) before, your first step is to contact your Education Office for assistance with getting started. You will need to make sure your TA account through the Navy College is updated with the degree you will be pursuing at Liberty University and you are aware of all of the Navy’s requirements and regulations for using military TA.

We’ve outlined a few items below we want you to be aware of as you utilize your Tuition Assistance at Liberty University.

  • The Navy requires you to request TA and receive approval within 120 and 14 days prior to the start date of the course. Funding requests cannot be approved on or after the course start date. See the TA Request Timeframes chart for more information.
  • You will manually enter the course information on your TA request. Make sure you have all the correct information before you submit your request. The information needed includes:
    • The course subject code and number (ex: ENGL 100)
    • The course title (ex: Basic Composition)
    • The course dates (ex: Spring B term, 1/13/20 – 3/6/20)
    • The number of credit hours (semester hours)
  • Your TA authorization must be signed by you and your Education Office in order for us to process the form.
  • Once your TA has been approved by the Navy, you must submit the signed authorization form to us by fax: (434) 455-1287 or email: LUMilitary@liberty.edu. Please be sure you submit this form by the TA Form deadline associated with your term of enrollment. *

*The last four digits of your social security number may be visible on your TA form. You may black out this information and replace it with your Liberty ID before you fax or email your form to us.

  • We will automatically submit your grades to the Navy College for TA courses within 30 days of the course end date. However, it is your responsibility to make sure the Navy receives this information. Please let us know if you have any concerns about your grades being submitted on time.

Benefit Summary

Military students serving in the Virginia Army or Air National Guard may be eligible to receive State Tuition Assistance. Please visit the Virginia National Guard website or contact Fort Pickett directly to determine your eligibility.

  • The Virginia National Guard will determine the amount of Tuition Assistance available each year. Tuition amounts and coverable fees are at the discretion of Fort Pickett and are subject to change each year.
  • Students must be part of the Virginia Army or Air National Guard to be eligible.

What You Need to Know

Your first step is to contact Fort Pickett for assistance with getting started. You will need to make sure you are aware of all requirements and regulations for using State Tuition Assistance. You can visit the Virginia National Guard website to get started.

We’ve outlined a few items below we want you to be aware of as you utilize your State Tuition Assistance at Liberty University:

  • The deadlines to request State TA for each semester are determined by Fort Pickett and are listed below. You may Request State TA only during active application periods. State TA availability is subject to change.
    • Deadline for Fall semester: 1-Jul
    • Deadline for Spring semester: 1-Nov
    • Deadline for Summer semester: 1-Apr
  • Once all students have been approved for funding by the Education Service Office (ESO) at Ft. Pickett, they will send a TA Roster for the semester directly to the Office of Military Affairs. This official roster will allow us to post the approved funding to your account.
  • Please note: Ft. Pickett might send you a copy of your approved TA form but we have been advised by Ft. Pickett not to accept them. We must wait for the official roster (or an update to the roster) to be sent from Ft. Pickett.
  • Once the roster is received, the Office of Military Affairs will post the TA to your student account and send you an email to your Liberty University email address.
  • The Office of Military Affairs will post the maximum amount of authorized TA to your student account. We are required to deduct any tuition-specific scholarships and aid from your eligible charges when calculating the amount of Tuition Assistance that can be posted.

 

Tuition Assistance Policies

Click below to learn more about various Tuition Assistance policies and procedures.

Class Fees

Course Dates

Degree Completion Plans

Financial Check-In

GI Bill® Benefits and Tuition Assistance

Grades

Intensives

TA Form Deadline

TA Refunds

 

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill