Getting Started-Checklist

  • Decide which Department of Veterans Affairs Education benefit or Tuition Assistance type you intend to use

Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits: Benefit Comparison Tool or Apply for Education Benefits

Federal Military Tuition Assistance

State Military Tuition Assistance

  • Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships

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  • Apply to the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga

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Submit $30 non-refundable fee, ACT or SAT scores, high school and college transcripts to Admissions

  • Determine Residency Status

Out-of-state students, visit Admissions Office page and visit our page for appeal, waivers, and discount information

  • Complete Admissions Accepted Student Checklist

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Complete the certificate of immunization and return to Student Health Services

Students who have served in the military are not required to provide proof of immunizations.  However, veterans must provide proof of military service (DD-214, Military ID, etc.) visit website

  • Submit military training credit for evaluation to Records Office

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  • Process education benefits at UTC by submitting documents: in-person to University Center Room 141, email to vss@utc.edu, or by fax to 423-425-4102.

Veteran or Service-member

Entitlement Document (Certificate of eligibility, application, confirmation email, eBenefits screenshot, W.A.V.E., Right Now Web)

Member-4 DD-214

Dependent or Spouse

Entitlement Document (Certificate of eligibility, application, confirmation email, eBenefits screenshot, Right Now Web)

Vocational Rehabilitation Education

Authorization & certification form 28-1905

Tuition Assistance

Varies based on type of tuition assistance and branch of service (email cmvastaff@utc.edu to self-identify)

  • Request Tuition & Fee Deferred Payment

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  • Get involved and connected with Veteran Student Services and Student Veteran Organization

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  • Add Us on Facebook to stay up-to-date with our events, services, and helpful tips

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