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
Yes, there are exceptions. The classes for which you will receive either Tuition Assistance or Veterans Affairs benefits must follow the degree plan of your choice.
Picquet Military Scholarship, the
Ted Pohrte Distance Learning Scholarship and the
LeCroy Scholars Program.
Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) is a benefit paid to eligible members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard. Congress has given each military branch the ability to pay up to 100 percent of tuition expenses for its members.
Learn about the DCCCD Military Tuition Assistance Refund Policy.
If you are eligible for Tuition Assistance (TA), please see your TA counselor at the Education Center on base to proceed through the TA process and register for a course. You may
fax the approved TA voucher to:
Attention Business Office, 972-669-6585, or scan and email it to
The Department of Defense's expanded Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts program (MyCAA) will provide up to $4,000 of financial assistance for military spouses who are pursuing associate degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields.
Spouses of active duty service members in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2 and O1-O2, as well as the spouses of activated Guard and Reserve members within those ranks. Spouses of guardsmen and reserve members must be able to start and complete their courses while their sponsor is on Title 10 orders.
Please Note: The MyCAA program does not include Coast Guard spouses.
MyCAA Financial Assistance (FA) funding is limited to only associate's degrees, certifications and licensure programs.
Eligible spouses can establish a MyCAA Account by visiting the
MyCAA website. Once spouse profile information is provided, MyCAA will verify spouse DEERS benefit eligibility. Eligible spouses will be allowed to create their Career and Training Plan and request FA when they are within 30 days of course start dates. Additionally, spouses are responsible for applying to their selected school or program and enrolling in each course included in their approved MyCAA Career and Training Plan.
Yes. We need official military transcripts from SMART, AARTS, CCAF, etc.