Are you in need of more information about military transcripts or potential benefit eligibility? You can find that information below, if you need any additional questions answered, please email the McKee Veterans Success Center.
- Military Transcripts
Active duty Veterans
Eligibility for education benefits via the Department of Veterans Affairs may provide financial support during your collegiate experience. The Post-9/11 GI Bill® could, potentially, cover educational and housing expenses for individuals with an Honorable Discharge, at least 90 days service post-September 10, 2001 or those discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days.
Spouse or child of a service member?
If you are the spouse/child of a service member, serving on Title 10 orders, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Department of Defense, for educational expenses.
If you are the spouse/child of a service member, you may be eligible to transfer the service member’s benefits to you. Transfer of benefits will need to be done via the VA through the service member.
Post-9/11 G.I. Bill/ Transfer of Post-9/11 G.I. Bill (Chapter 33 benefits)
Post-9/11 G.I. Bill (Ch. 33)
The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill assists in paying for school or job training for those who have served on active duty after September 10, 2001. For eligibility purposes, at least one of the following must be true:
- Served at least 90 days on active duty (either all at once or with breaks in service) on or after September 11, 2001, or
- Received a Purple Heart on or after September 11, 2001, and were honorably discharged after any amount of service, or
- Served for at least 30 continuous days (all at once, without a break in service) on or after September 11, 2001, and were honorably discharged with a service-connected disability, or
- Are a dependent child using benefits transferred by a qualifying Veteran or service member
Transfer of Post-9/11 G.I. Bill
Eligibility to transfer your education benefits must meet the requirements below and is only eligible for qualified dependents.
You may be eligible to transfer education benefits if you’re on active duty or in the Selected Reserve and you meet all of the requirements listed below.
All of these must be true:
- You’ve completed at least 6 years of service on the date your request is approved, and
- You agree to add 4 more years of service, and
- The person getting benefits has enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
- VA Education Benefits for Survivors or Dependents
You may be eligible for educational funding through the Department of Defense Tuition Assistance program. This is a benefit that will need to process through your chain of command not via The University of Tulsa.
- Montgomery G.I. Bill (Chapter 30) & Montgomery G.I. Bill - Selected Reserves (Chapter 1606)
Veteran Readiness and Employment (Chapter 31 benefits)
Veteran Readiness and Employment (Ch. 31), previously Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, is a program that assists with exploration of employment options and addresses training needs for those with service-connected disabilities that limit the ability to or completely prevents you from working.
In some cases, family members may also qualify for certain benefits via this program.
The University of Tulsa provides educational plans for all individuals using Veteran or Military-connected benefits, that detail general degree requirements or transfer eligible credits.
Please contact the Academic Advising Office for more information.