UAF is committed to all veterans and military students—active duty, reserve, guard, separated and retired—as well as their dependents who are exploring UAF's academic opportunities. Staff members in Financial Aid, Admissions, Career Services, Veterans' Services and the Veterans’ Resource Center are here to help you with any challenges you encounter while working while in or transitioning from a military to an academic environment.


Military academic programs

Did you know that UAF offers two majors and two minors for students with military backgrounds?  Ask about the Homeland Security and Emergency Management bachelor's degree, the Master of Security and Disaster Management master's degree, and UAF's minors in Military Security Studies and Leadership

Financial Aid

Avoid late BAH payments and school late fees!  Initiate your VA paperwork 60-90 days prior to your school start date.  Apply for your GI BILL benefits through the VONAPP!

The UAF Financial Aid office assists veterans, service members, and eligible dependents with paperwork for degree and certificate programsAs a liaison with the Department of Veterans' Affairs, the School Certifying Official monitors the academic progress of eligible students in compliance with Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations.

Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base contacts:

On the web:
For more information about the services and support UAF provides at Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base, see the Northern Military Programs website.

Fort Wainwright:
You can visit Ramona McAfee at 4391 Neely Street, at UAF's office in the Army Education Center on Fort Wainwright, or contact her at  907-356-3826 or

Eielson Air Force Base:
You can visit Elaine Martin at 2631 Wabash Avenue, Room 204, at UAF's office in the Education Center on Eielson Air Force Base, or contact her at 907-377-1396 or


VA educational benefits contacts:

If you are interested in applying for VA educational benefits under any of the chapters listed, please click on "Using Your VA Benefits" or contact us at:

Student Veteran Resource Center
Open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

In the Office of Admissions:

Anna Gagne-Hawes
Admissions Counselor

In the Office of the Registrar:

Caty Oehring
Assistant Registrar: Military and Transfer Services

In the Financial Aid office:

107 Eielson Building
907-474-7256 or 888-474-7256

Jessica Speed
School Certifying Official & Financial Aid Advisor VA Education Benefits

Thank you for your sacrifice and service to our country.

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