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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.

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UAF has been designated a military-friendly school by GI Jobs Magazine for the past five years.

Did you know that UAF offers a major and two minors for students with military backgrounds?  Ask about the Homeland Security and Emergency Management  bachelor's degree and the Military Security Studies and Leadership minors.

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 programs. As 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.

For more information about the services and support UAF provides at Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base, see the Northern Military Programs website. You can visit Marla Gale at 4391 Neely Street, at the Army Education Center on Fort Wainwright, or contact her at 907-356-3826 or mkgale@alaska.edu.  You can visit Elaine Martin at 2623 Wabash Avenue, at the Education Center on Eielson Air Force Base, or contact her at 907-377-1396 or ecmartin@alaska.edu.

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:

In the Veterans Resource Center:

111 Eielson Building
Veterans Service Officer (Vietnam Veterans of America)
907-474-2475

In the Office of Admissions and the Registrar:

Aaron Acevedo
Admissions Counselor
907-474-5142

Caty Oehring
Assistant Registrar: Military and Transfer Services
907-474-6570

In the Financial Aid office:

107 Eielson Building
907-474-7256 or 888-474-7256
email: uaf-va@alaska.edu

Julie Parshall
School Certifying Official 
888-474-7256


 

Thank you for your sacrifice and service to our country.

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