Military/Veteran Support

You served us. Let us serve you.

Active Duty, Veterans, Military Families

Whether you’re active duty, retired, reserve or an eligible family member, we’re here to help you smooth the application process, answer your questions and make sure you get all the benefits you earned.

Military-Friendly and Mission-Based

Our military services office, led by a retired one-star General and staffed by a veteran and military spouse, is dedicated to your success. We offer personal guidance and support through every step of your academic career.

Military Friendly School Seal

VA Educational Benefits

Navigate military and VA educational benefits with our military services team, who have experience helping students maximize the use of tuition assistance and educational benefits. More information is available about the benefits and Yellow Ribbon program, along with our military scholarship.

Personalized College Financing Plan

The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, MD Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 requires educational institutions to make certain disclosures to students using federal military and/or VA educational benefits. You can access a personalized data sheet by visiting the University of Mary Net Price Calculator.

Additional financial information can be found at the NCES College Navigator site by entering University of Mary in the box labeled “Name of School”.  University of Mary students planning to use either federal military and/or VA educational benefits that have been accepted for admission into an eligible, degree-granting program, may view their personalized college financing plan by logging into the UMary Financial Aid Portal using their university credentials.

Military Base

Study Online or On-Site

We offer online programs, a presence at the military installation Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota, and courses at numerous locations. You are in control of when and where to take your classes.

Learn About Our Approach to Blended Learning
Student in Military Uniform Using a Laptop

Continue Your Program—Even When Deployed

Don’t worry that a deployment will impact your course of study. You can switch between online and on-site—or put your program on hold and pick it up again when the time is right.

Read More About Our Deployment Policy

Get Credit for Your Experience

Learn how your previous military experience can count towards a degree. If you are Active duty, National Guard, Reserve or a veteran from the Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps or Navy, you can request your transcript.

Air Force personnel should contact the CCAF to receive your transcript. If you already have your CCAF degree, check out our Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative page to see how you can apply your degree to get a bachelor’s degree at the University of Mary.