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FAQs for Military Students

Have questions? We have answers about pursuing an online degree as a military student at UOnline.

When do classes start?

UOnline offers fall, spring, and summer semesters so you can start your academic journey when it’s most convenient for you. Each class is 7-weeks long and you take one class at a time. View UOnline’s academic calendar for more detailed information.

How much is tuition?

UOnline provides service members with military scholarships that can help reduce the cost of tuition, in addition to military benefits that provide financial assistance, such as the Yellow Ribbon Program. Tuition costs vary by program.

Are there set class schedules or can I work at my own pace?

At UOnline, you have the flexibility to access materials and assignments over the 7-week period so you can complete your work when it fits your schedule.

The online learning environment is also mobile optimized so you can maximize your time and do work from whatever device provides internet access.

What happens if I’m deployed?

Administrators and faculty at the University of Miami are eager to work with military students and help them complete their educational goals from wherever they are stationed. Students should contact a Military Enrollment Advisor for guidance.

How do I contact the Veteran’s Affairs Office and where is it located?

The University of Miami maintains a Veterans’ Affairs (V.A.) Office in the:

Office of the Registrar
1307 Stanford Drive, Modular A
P.O. Box 248026
Coral Gables, Florida 33124-6914

The Veterans’ Affairs Certifying Officials are located in the Office of the Registrar to assist veterans and dependents of veterans who are entitled to V.A. educational benefits.

What military-specific resources are available to me?

Our dedicated military enrollment advisors are trained to support you every step of the way through your enrollment at UOnline. From enrollment and financial aid to course selection, through graduation and career services, they will be with you every step of the way.
The University of Miami maintains a Veterans Affairs Office to assist active duty military, veterans, and their dependents who are entitled to VA educational benefits. Contact a Military Enrollment Advisor to direct you to the proper resource.

The Virtual Veterans Career Fair is hosted by the South Florida Career Centers Consortium. This fair is an opportunity to recruit student and alumni veterans from South Florida that are from various universities and colleges, including the University of Miami.

What career resources are available to me?

The University of Miami’s Toppel Career Center is available to all students and provides many resources and services that we can assist veterans with transitioning and articulating military experience and skills into transferrable skills for full-time opportunities.

The Launch Pad at the University of Miami is a co-curricular university-wide entrepreneurship resource and program. It aims to make the practice of entrepreneurship available to all students and alumni in the University and to enable and encourage them to start their ventures in the University’s region.

Benefits, Financial Aid and Resources for Military Members

UOnline wants to help you make the most of your military benefits. Our goal is to provide our top-ranked online master’s degree and certificate programs at an affordable rate, while engaging a variety of tools to help make these programs even more affordable for those who qualify for various financial assistance programs.  

Yellow Ribbon Program

UOnline participates in the Yellow Ribbon Grant Program and awards grants to eligible students.  

Military Scholarships

UOnline provides military scholarships to help make academic and career pursuits more attainable for veterans and active duty military. 
 

Financial Aid 

Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Veteran Affairs Education Programs 
Post 9/11 GI Bill 
Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty 
Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance 
Vocational Rehabilitation 


Military Enrollment Advisors

Our dedicated military advisors are trained to support you every step of the way through your enrollment at UOnline. From enrollment and financial aid to course selection, through graduation and career services, they will be with you every step of the way.
Veterans Affairs Office The University of Miami maintains a Veterans Affairs Office to assist active duty military, veterans, and their dependents who are entitled to VA educational benefits. The Veterans Affairs Office connects student veterans with the resources they need to successfully transition from combat to classroom.

Virtual Veterans Career Fair

The Virtual Veterans Career Fair is hosted by the South Florida Career Centers Consortium. This fair is an opportunity to recruit student and alumni veterans from South Florida from various universities and colleges, including the University of Miami.

Veteran Student Services

Veteran Student Services serves as a centralized campus resource center that provides support to the veteran student population for their successful transition from military service to campus life and beyond. Veteran Student Organization works to support military veterans at the University of Miami, share information on topics such as academic success, financial stability, educational benefits, and the Veterans Administration policies and procedures, and to educate the UM community on veteran issues.

The Miami VA Healthcare System serves Veterans in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe counties, providing general medical, surgical, inpatient and outpatient mental health services, to an estimated veteran population of 175,000.