Military Transfer Students
Transfer to UAF and take your education to the next level. We are a military-friendly college that provides world-class academic programs and a supportive learning environment for veterans, military service members and their families.
Why Transfer to UAF?
As a transfer student, you want to find a college program that fits your needs, while getting the most out of the credits you’ve already earned. Our flexible degree options, educational benefits advising services and generous transfer credit policy make UAF one of the best colleges to transfer military credit to. Read on to learn more about why you should transfer to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Earn college credits for military training and experience
We believe that military students should get credit for the experiences they have gained through service. Our flexible transfer credit policy recognizes and awards credit for military training and experience, allowing you to put your experience toward your education and potentially save time and money on classes.Learn more about submitting your military transcript and academic credit for training completed while in service
Earn your degree in a way that works for you
Ranked as one of America’s Best Military Friendly Online Colleges, we provide a wide selection of academic programs offered 100% online, that deliver the same high-quality learning experience and personal support you would receive earning your degree on campus. In addition to programs at our main campus in Fairbanks, Alaska, transferring students can take classes at nearby Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base.
Get help from expert advisors
We recognize the unique needs of military and veteran students, and we are here to help you achieve your goals. Whether you need help with paperwork and transferring VA educational benefits, tutoring, or just a place to connect with other veterans and military students, we offer the resources to help.Learn more about why military and veteran students choose UAF
Transfer Students: How to Transfer VA Education Benefits to UAF
Your first step as a transfer student is to apply for admission to the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The VA requires that you apply to an approved program in order to receive benefits. You can transfer military education benefits to UAF even after having used a portion of your benefits at another school.
Learn on your own time from anywhere in the world with GEM
UAF has partnered with the Community College of the Air Force's (CCAF) GEM program. This program offers Airmen the opportunity to access our general education courses in an online setting to fulfill the CCAF Associate in Applied Science (AAS) general education requirements.
Deploying from Fort Wainwright? UAF wants to cover your course and application fees
UAF is covering all course fees and the application fee for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters for Fort Wainwright and Alaska National Guard active duty service members currently deployed or deploying in support of a named operation. With your tuition assistance benefit, that means you’ll pay almost nothing out of pocket.