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Veterans Resources & Services

Discover the many ways UMGC provides support and assistance to military & veteran students.

We are dedicated to helping our veteran students throughout their time at University of Maryland Global Campus and beyond by providing academic advising, financial assistance, and other support services that are available now and well past graduation day.

For more information, please contact the Office of Veterans Initiatives and Outreach at

Best For Vets

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Best For Vets

Military Times has ranked UMGC No. 1 “Best For Vets” in Primarily Online Education for 2022.


Financial Support for Veterans

UMGC is proud to provide scholarships and financial support to our veteran students.

Student Veterans of America: UMGC Chapter

The UMGC Chapter of Student Veterans of America is an in-person and online community for UMGC veterans and their families. The chapter is dedicated to ensuring that veterans, active-duty servicemembers, reservists, and their family members have a voice on campus and are successful in fulfilling their academic, employment, and support needs. For more information, please email

SALUTE Honor Society

The principle behind SALUTE—which stands for Service Academics Leadership Unity Tribute Excellence—is to recognize academic success among our student veterans. Learn more on the SALUTE webpage.

Veterans in MD Community Colleges

Every Monday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET, Stateside Military Operations at UMGC offers online advising rooms for veterans attending community colleges in Maryland who are interested in applying to UMGC.

Admission Events

Get to know UMGC by registering for an event online or at one of our regional locations.

Workshop Wednesdays

The Veterans Initiatives Office invites you to Workshop Wednesdays, which take place on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, from 11:30 a.m to noon ET via Zoom. Get exciting information and interact with our special guests online.

UMGC helped me reenergize, refocus for the academics and helped me succeed as I progressed throughout the career force. I'm proud of what I've done.

Juan R., Springfield, VA, Master of Business Administration (MBA)


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Our helpful admissions advisors can help you choose an academic program to fit your career goals, estimate your transfer credits, and develop a plan for your education costs that fits your budget. If you’re a current UMGC student, please visit the Help Center.

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