The dedicated Veterans Certification Office at University of Maryland Global Campus processes your enrollment certification for education benefits quickly and efficiently, and we work in accordance with federal and state regulations so you can stay focused on earning your degree.

Certification for Veterans Benefits

After you've followed the steps to get started at UMGC and registered for classes, you'll need to complete the Request for Certification Form through your online student account.

UMGC submits your enrollment certification to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide your dates of enrollment and number of credits for which you've enrolled. We certify to the VA that you are enrolled in an approved program and taking courses that are required in that program and do not duplicate previous training.

You also can make changes to your benefits and monitor the processing of your benefits through your student account.


Whether I have questions for technical support or I need to check with advising to make sure I'm doing things right with one of my classes, everyone has been really friendly, and I don't wait on hold for a long time. I appreciate that.

Danielle Kelly, MBA

Master of Business Administration

Tips for Students Using Military Tuition Assistance and Veterans Benefits

If you're receiving Tuition Assistance and veterans education benefits, duplication of benefits may be an issue. VA benefits are not allowed when Tuition Assistance pays the full course tuition.

The Montgomery GI Bill and Post-9/11 benefits may cover the difference between the cost of your course and the amount paid for the course through Tuition Assistance. Certification procedures vary depending on the benefit for which you're eligible.