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Military & Dependents Overview

We are proud to have you at The University of Arizona South and greatly appreciate your service to our nation. You have many choices after and during your military service, and we are pleased that you have chosen to make UA South a part of your life. We know that balancing college life with your military, career, family and personal responsibilities can be extremely challenging. UA South would like to assist you to achieve your personal and academic goals by helping you get the most out of your college education.

As an active duty U.S. service member in the Air Force, Army, Navy Marines, or Coast Guard National Guard National Guard and Reserve, you may be eligible for Tuition Assistance (TA) from the Department of Defense for up to $250 per unit. In our efforts to continuously provide the best educational experience to our Active Duty Service Members, effective Fall 2018, in any University of Arizona bachelors program, we’ll honor that TA. That’s right: Students with approved TA will be charged only $250 per unit!

UA South is a Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC), a Vets Supportive Campus, and has approved programs in Air University – Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC). We are a military-friendly institution that helps mobile military personnel and their family complete degrees without suffering a loss of credit. The Bachelor of Applied Science in Cyber Operations is in the SOC Degree Network System (DNS) program, however, we work with all active duty personnel and their family members to develop a SOC student agreement to ensure a clear pathway to degree completion. . SOC DNS colleges award credit for military experience and training based on the American Council on Education's recommendations and standardized tests when it is appropriate to the degree plan.

UA South aims to facilitate your success by providing support, resources, and information that meet your unique needs as a veteran and a student.

UA South Administrative Contact for Military & Veterans Services:

UA Sierra Vista, UA Douglas, UA Santa Cruz, UA @ Pima Community College

Clara Gonzalez, Veterans Services Coordinator

(520) 458-8278 ext. 2167

(520) 626-2422 (local from Tucson)


Schedule an appointment with Clara

UA Yuma & UA Chandler

Phone: (520) 621-9501 Fax: (520) 621-3665


"GI Bill®" is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. Government website at