As a military-friendly school, the University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC) is dedicated to ensuring that all active-duty and veteran students, their spouses, and dependents have the support they need. Refer to the list below for more information on a variety of external military resources.
Paying for School
Learn more about your education benefits at the branch-specific links below or speak with a representative from your designated education center.
Marine Corps: Contact your Installation Education Service Officer for more information and to receive one-on-one support.
- To determine your benefit status, contact a benefits counselor at the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1.888.GIBILL.1 (1.888.442.4551) or visit https://benefits.va.gov/gibill/. You have earned these military education benefits, so be sure you use them.
- (MyCAA) The My Career Advancement Account Scholarship Program is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 in financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification, or associate degree in a portable career field and occupation.
- Sign up for MySECO (Spouse Education and Career Opportunities), which focuses on education and career preparation for military spouses.
Transition from Military
- Separation Timeline Checklist for Spouses. The checklist is a guide to assist in pre-separation transition tasks.
- If you’re transitioning out of active duty, Reserve, National Guard, or retiring, www.military.com helps with featured transition plans. You can also download the app.
- Review your benefits by state.
Review the Federal Benefits Handbook for veterans, dependents, and survivors.
Accessing VA Benefits and Services
- Veterans Education Benefits (including various GI Bills)
- Tricare Eligibility
- Pre-discharge Program (Disability Compensation) Healthcare
Taking Care of Yourself
- Download Stress Is Gone. The application is free for all men and women who have served and helps to decrease the intensity and frequency of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
- Call Military OneSource to receive confidential help with any aspect of military life.
- My HealthEVet is the VA’s award-winning e-health website that offers veterans, active-duty service members, dependents, and caregivers access to VA health care information and services.
- Headstrong offers a cost-free and confidential treatment program for PTSD, anger management, trauma and loss, and addiction.
- Vet Centers understands and appreciates veterans' war experiences while assisting you and your family members in achieving a successful post-war adjustment in or near your community. All services are free of cost and are strictly confidential.
- The Department of Veterans Affairs put together a comprehensive list of the top 13 VA health support services listed on one document to maintain your physical and mental wellness. Download the document and print out for easy access.
- To show appreciation for their sacrifices and help veterans, Cigna introduced a free national Veteran Support Line available 24/7, 365 days a year. The support line is for all veterans, their families, and caregivers – whether or not the veteran is a Cigna customer. For information, call 1.855.244.6211.
- Centurion Military Alliance (CMA) offers workshops that assist with “demilitarizing” your resume, creating confidence for interviews, and identifying the industry or career path that compliments your skills. Sign up for a workshop.
- The mission of Hire Heroes USA is to empower U.S. military members, veterans, and spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce.
- USAJobs Resume Builder helps you apply to a job within the federal government.
- Need help? USA Cares helps bear the burdens of service by providing post-9/11 military families with financial help, advocacy, and support in their time of need.
Dial 211! 2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across North America find the local resources they need. Check to see if 211 is in your neighborhood.
- Operation Family Caregiver is a program that coaches families of returning service members and veterans to manage the difficulties they face when they come home. This is a personalized program, tailored specifically to the struggles of each family.
- Review the Federal Benefits Handbook for veterans, dependents, and survivors.
- VSO (Veteran Service Organizations) Veteran Service Officers will help you navigate the DVA’s bureaucracy, and their services are free. They will help with gathering the information necessary to support a claim, filing the claim, and tracking the claim through the VA system. They can also assist with filing appeals for denied claims.
- Team Red White and Blue’s (RWB) mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.
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