WHY TROY?

Since 1950, TROY has been proud to work with military service members, veterans and their families as they pursue advanced education under the G.I. Bill, the Tuition Assistance Program, the MyCAA initiative, private funding and other financing options. Troy University is an educational partner with the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.
Troy University has been recognized as a leading institution for members of the military and veterans by U.S. News and World report, GI Jobs, Military Times Edge, Advanced Military Education, and more.

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TROY for Troops Centers

Troy University provides its military-affiliated and veteran students with dedicated support at TROY for Troops centers located on the Troy and Montgomery, Ala. campuses. These centers for study as well as Veterans Affairs counseling and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please check this section that contains the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about TROY for Troops Center, or about Troy University.

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Military Credit Use

Troy University recognizes the educational benefits of many experiences that occur outside the formal structure of accredited colleges and universities. Credit may be granted for military experience based on MOS (Army), AFSC (Air Force), or equivalent ratings by Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.

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Veterans Benefits

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE! The Office of Financial Aid is responsible for certifying VA educational benefits for veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and dependents of veterans. We are delighted that you have made the choice to join our campus and take advantage of your educational benefits.

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Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MYCAA)

The Department of Defense (DoD) MyCAA program provides financial assistance for military spouses who are pursuing education in programs leading to employment in Portable Career Fields.

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Yellow Ribbon Program

Troy University has pledged continued support of military veterans and active-duty personnel attending college by providing maximum tuition assistance allowed through a program associated with the Post 9/11 G.I Bill called the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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Servicemembers Opportunity College

Troy University is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) network which was created in 1972 to provide educational opportunities to service members who, because they frequently moved from place to place, had trouble completing college degrees.

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THE NAVY COLLEGE PROGRAM DISTANCE LEARNING PARTNERSHIP (NCPDLP)

In responding to Sailor's need for greater access to higher education, Navy College Program has developed partnerships with colleges and universities to offer rating relevant degrees via distance learning to Sailors everywhere.

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U.S. AIR FORCE – AIR UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATE TO BACHELOR COOPERATIVE (AU- ABC)

The Air University Associate to Bachelor Cooperative (AU ABC) was designed to provide Bachelor degree opportunities for enlisted Airmen. The cooperative focuses on advanced education as a means of enhancing force development while maximizing tuition assistance benefits and minimizing costs.

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U.S. AIR FORCE GENERAL EDUCATION MOBILITY (GEM)

The GEM program is a partnership between the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) and selected academic institutions. The program offers the 15 semester hour cluster of General Education courses required for the award of the A.S. degree of the CCAF.

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Challenge Coin

The Student Government Association has an initiative to support our troops currently serving in Iraq and Afghanistan - the Troy University Troy for Troops challenge coins. Challenge coins are a very popular item and our soldiers who have received the coin already have been most appreciative. Challenge coins are collector’s items for military men and women. They make a wonderful gift to an individual who has a military background. Cost for a challenge coin is $10 and orders are being taken now. Profits from this sale will buy coins to send to our service men and women in Iraq and Afghanistan. Coins are an inch and a half in diameter.

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External Resources

Navy College PACE

The Navy College Program integrates all components of Voluntary Education, providing a seamless opportunity for educational advancement whether ashore or at sea.

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Service members Opportunity Colleges (SOC)

Created in 1972 to provide educational opportunities to service members who, because they frequently moved from place to place, had trouble completing college degrees.

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Troops to Teachers

A U.S. Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.

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Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership (NCPDLP)

Meets the educational needs of sailors who want to earn a college degree during their service with the Navy.

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MarineNet

Distance Learning (DL) provides the USMC E-Learning Infrastructure that enables Marines to receive vital training & education via the appropriate interactive media, when & where the learning is needed.

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GoArmyEd

GoArmyEd is the virtual gateway for all eligible Active Duty, National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers to request Tuition Assistance (TA) online, anytime, anywhere for classroom and distance learning.

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DANTES

DANTES is the leader in expanding quality voluntary education opportunities and services to Service members and veterans.

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Got Your Six

Got Your 6 is a campaign that unites the entertainment industry with top veteran-focused nonprofit organizations. The goal of the campaign is to bridge the civilian-military divide by creating a new conversation in America, so that veterans and military families are perceived as leaders and civic assets.

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