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Air Force General Education Mobile (GEM) Program

Tuition Assistance (TA)

If you qualify for Air Force Tuition Assistance (TA) you can apply for TA online using the Air Force Virtual Education Center. This can be done through the Air Force Portal. There are six steps to completing the AFVEC online TA process.

  • Step One – Select Reason for Request
  • Step Two – Select Dallas Colleges Online
  • Step Three – Enter Term Dates
  • Step Four – Enter the Course Information
  • Step Five - Enter the Registration Fees
  • Step Six – Verify TA information and submit request

After your request is approved, you will receive notification of approved TA. The approved TA will have two signatures: that of the approval official and your digitally signed signature. You must send a copy of the approved TA to Dallas Colleges Online by:

Fax to: Attention Business Office: 972-669-6585

GoArmyEd – Tuition Assistance

  • Code: DCC07 for Dallas Colleges Online
  • All Tuition Assistance (TA) for Active Duty and Reserve Soldiers must be requested through the GoArmyEd Portal. If TA is approved, the Soldier will be notified by email. Soldiers must print the approved TA Request Form from GoArmyEd and provide the form to Dallas Colleges Online.

Fax: Attention Business Office: 972-669-6585

Coast Guard Tuition Assistance

Coast Guard Tuition Assistance assists eligible personnel - active duty, reserve and civilian employees in their professional development by providing funding for off-duty voluntary education courses to broaden their academic or Coast Guard technical background.

The Coast Guard Institute approves the TA Application (CG-4147) , inputs data into the Navy's computer database, and issues the TA Authorization form (CGI-1560).

The applicant then takes the CGI-1560 to the academic institution during registration; the institution bills the Navy (NETPDTC) for payment of the government's share of tuition assistance.

Send all documents to Dallas Colleges Online:

Fax: Attention Business Office: 972-669-6585

Marine Corps Tuition Assistance

Your command-approved Tuition Assistance Application must be submitted to your supporting Navy College Office or Marine Corps Education Center for processing.

Once received by your Navy College Office/Marine Corps Education Center and authorized, your supporting Navy College Office/Marine Corps Education Center will prepare a TA Authorization Voucher for you to provide to The Dallas Colleges Online. Keep a copy for your records.

The Dallas Colleges Online is authorized to use the Eastfield College school code: 2539A.

Send all documents to Dallas Colleges Online:

Fax: Attention Business Office: 972-669-6585

Texas National Guard Tuition Reimbursement Program

This program provides a reimbursement of tuition and mandatory course related fees to certain members of the Texas National Guard, Texas Air Guard or the State Guard. For more information, call the Texas National Guard Education Services Office at 512-782-5515.

NCPACE – Navy College Program for Afloat College Education

NCPACENCPACE gives Sailors an opportunity to continue their college education while at sea. Dallas Colleges Online of the colleges of DCCCD continues to serve over 1,200 Sailors each year by delivering technology-based courses on submarines and surface ships worldwide.

Some of our course offerings include:

  • BIOL 1322 – Principles of Nutrition:
    Syllabus for - CD (PDF 488 KB)  ||   MP4 (PDF 491 KB)
  • BUSI 1301 – Introduction to Business:
    Syllabus for - CD (PDF 445 KB)
  • ECON 2301 – Principles of Economics I:
    Syllabus for - CD (PDF 695 KB)  ||   MP4 (PDF 694 KB)
  • ECON 2302 – Principles of Economics II:
    Syllabus for - CD (PDF 706 KB)
  • ENGL 1301 – Composition I:
    Syllabus for - MP4 (PDF 569 KB)
  • ENGL 1302 – Composition II:
    Syllabus for - MP4 (PDF 755 KB)
  • GOVT 2305 – Federal Government:
    Syllabus for - MP4 (PDF 441 KB)
  • HIST 1301 – History of the United States I:
    Syllabus for - CD (PDF 745 KB)  ||   MP4 (PDF 647 KB)
  • HIST 1302 – History of the United States II:
    Syllabus for - CD (PDF 634 KB)
  • PHED 1304 – Health for Today:
    Syllabus for - CD (PDF 630 KB)  ||   MP4 (PDF 537 KB)
  • SOCI 1301 – Introduction to Sociology:
    Syllabus for - CD (PDF 635 KB)   ||   MP4 (PDF 636 KB)

For more information, contact Evelyn Wong at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 972-669-6534.

NCPDLP – Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership

As part of the colleges of the DCCCD, Dallas Colleges Online offers many opportunities for Navy personnel through the Navy College Distance Learning Partnership.

Awarding of credit by transfer or military experience is based on an individual evaluation of your SMART and academic transcripts. Please be advised that while a great amount of credit may be accepted, not all of these credits may be applied to degree requirements (especially in the case of required core academic courses).

Navy Tuition Assistance

  • Tuition Assistance (TA) is the Navy's educational financial assistance program. It provides active duty personnel funding for tuition costs for courses taken in an off-duty status at a college, university or vocational/technical institution, whose regional or national accreditation is recognized by the Department of Education.
  • Your command approved Tuition Assistance Application must be submitted to your supporting Navy College Office or Marine Corps Education Center for processing.
  • Once received by your Navy College Office/Marine Corps Education Center and authorized, your supporting Navy College Office/Marine Corps Education Center will prepare a TA Authorization Voucher for you to provide to The Dallas Colleges Online. Keep a copy for your records.

The Dallas Colleges Online is authorized to use the Eastfield College school code: 2539A.

Send all documents to Dallas Colleges Online:

Fax: Attention Business Office: 972-669-6585

Military Veterans

Please note that prior to processing of your VA benefits, you will need to pay tuition in full or set up a payment plan.

Get started: Apply for Benefits

For additional information and other GI benefits, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs website will be helpful.

Check with a DCCCD contact for information on specific veteran programs - DCCCD Points of Contact

  • What are the prerequisites for registration if I am an active military student? +

    1. Student Agreement/Degree plan - You must call us at 972-669-6400 or 888-468-4268 and get a degree plan on file with us. A degree plan must be on file with us in order for you to receive any veteran or financial aid benefits.
    2. Texas Success Initiative - This is an assessment of students' basic skills in reading, mathematics, and writing.
    3. Computer Skills Test - Required unless you meet certain criteria.
    4. College Readiness Assessment
    5. EDUC 1300 - This course may or may not be required depending on whether you meet certain criteria.

  • Which classes am I financially covered for? Are there any exceptions? +

    Yes, there are exceptions. The classes for which you will receive either tuition assistance or veterans affairs benefits must follow the degree plan of your choice.
  • Do you offer any scholarships? +

    Yes. The Picquet Military Scholarship, the Ted Pohrte Distance Learning Scholarship and the LeCroy Scholars Program.
  • What is Tuition Assistance (TA)? +

    Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) is a benefit paid to eligible members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Congress has given each service the ability to pay up to 100% for the tuition expenses of its members.
  • Where do I apply for Tuition Assistance (TA)? +

    If you are eligible for Tuition Assistance (TA), please see your TA counselor at the Education Center on base to proceed through the TA process and register for a course. You may fax the approved TA voucher to:

    Attention Business Office: (972) 669-6585 or scan and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Can a Military Spouse get Tuition Assistance - MyCAA? +

    The Department of Defense's expanded Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts program (MyCAA) will provide up to $4,000 of financial assistance for military spouses who are pursuing associate degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields.
  • Who is eligible for MyCAA? +

    Spouses of active duty service members in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, and O1-O2, as well as the spouses of activated Guard and Reserve members within those ranks. Spouses of Guard and Reserve members must be able to start and complete their courses while their sponsor is on Title 10 orders. Please Note: The MyCAA program does not include Coast Guard spouses.
  • What does MyCAA pay for? +

    MyCAA Financial Assistance (FA) funding is limited to only Associate's degrees, certifications and licensure programs.
  • How to get started with MyCAA? +

    Eligible spouses can establish a MyCAA Account by visiting the MyCAA website. Once spouse Profile information is provided, MyCAA will verify spouse DEERS benefit eligibility. Eligible spouses will be allowed to create their Career and Training Plan and request FA when they are within 30 days of course start dates. Additionally, spouses are responsible for applying to their selected school or program and enrolling in each course included in their approved MyCAA Career and Training Plan.
  • How do I get my military transcripts? +

  • Do I need to submit official military transcripts as well? +

    Yes. We need official military transcripts from SMART, AARTS, CCAF, etc.
  • Who do I need to talk to about my GI Bill? +

    Please contact a VA certify official at one of the colleges of DCCCD.
  • What documentation will the certifying officials need? +

    Remember, before submitting your documentation to a certifying official, you will also have to complete various forms through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Can I receive financial aid and GI Bill Benefits? +

    There is currently no restriction on getting both. However, when applying for Pell, there is a question regarding VA benefits. If you did receive them from the time frame asked, you want to make sure and put a dollar amount in that section.

    If you have any further questions or require additional information, please contact a DCO advisor.
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