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Army Tuition Assistance (TA)

Step One: Create an account in GoArmyEd

  1. Go to GoArmyEd.com
  2. Click on “Need to Register/Activate your account in GoArmyEd?” on the far right of the page.
  3. Enter your Social Security number and Date of Birth.
  4. Complete the Six-step Account Activation Wizard

Step 1: Select “Request TA Access” smart link: an automatic verification for TA eligibility check will be performed.
Step 2: View the “Welcome to VIA” video.
Step 3: Select a career goal, degree program and home school using the VIA tool. (Select University of North Georgia and your Degree Plan or Major in Banner.)
Step 4: Submit the request for approval by the Army Education Counselor to activate TA eligibility.
Step 5: Receive email from Go Army when your request has been approved.
Step 6: Complete Common Application and submit your TA Statement of Understanding.

Step Two: Create your “Course Planner” in GoArmyEd

  1. Click on "Course Planner" on the home page of GoArmyEd
  2. Upload your signed “Plan of Study/Degree Plan”. Your Plan of Study must be signed and dated by both you and your UNG academic advisor.
  3. Enter the number of semester hours (SH) you will need to graduate.
  4. The course catalog at UNG will then appear on the screen. "Select" each course you need to graduate and click "Add to Planner" at the top of the screen.
  5. When you have selected all your courses, click "Return to Course Planner".
  6. You will now be viewing your Course Planner showing all the courses you plan to take. In the column labeled "Course Usage", choose "General Education Requirement" for all your Area A - Area E courses and "Major Requirement" for all your Major courses. If you are also taking classes for a minor or MILS classes, choose "Required Elective" for those courses.
  7. At the bottom left of your Course Planner, click on the "Submit" button.
  8. In a few days you will receive the email that your Course Planner has been approved and you will then be ready to request TA.

Step Three: Register for your classes on Banner.

IMPORTANT: You must register for your classes in Banner before you can request to be paid for the classes in GoArmyEd.

Step Four: Request TA on GoArmyEd

  1. You can only request TA for classes on your Course Planner. If the class is not on your Plan of Study, you will first need to upload a new Plan of Study that includes that class. Your Plan of Study must be signed by you and your advisor.
  2. Log into GoArmyEd.com and click on the Course Planner button on your home page.
  3. Select the “Enroll” button next to the desired course to enroll in the class.
  4. A screen will appear showing all the sections for that course. Find your section and click on and click on "Request Class". You can find the section by printing out your Class Detail Schedule under the Registration tab on Banner. The section shows up right after the course name and number.
  5. Click on "Process Request".
  6. You will be asked to verify your account information. If you haven't already, enter your UNG email as the "alternate email".
  7. Click on "Add Another Class". Continue this process until all your classes have been added.
  8. If you do not find your class/section in GoArmyEd, send an email to steven.stubbs@ung.edu asking to add the class/section to GoArmyEd. You MUST include the class name, class number and class section in the email.
  9. Click on "View My Schedule" to make sure everything looks okay.

NOTE: All TA requests must be completed prior to the first day of the semester.

Step Five: Review your student invoice on Banner to confirm the Tuition Assistance is on your bill.

For questions regarding your GOArmy Tuition Assistance 1-800-817-9990.

Important Notes:

  • You may not request TA for any class for which you are receiving the GI BILL®.
  •  TA requests must be approved prior to the first day of class.
  • Army Tuition Assistance (TA) is available to members of the active duty Army, Army National Guard or Reserves beginning ONE YEAR after the completion of Basic/AIT.
  •  If you are not using any form of the ROTC scholarship or the Georgia Military Scholarship (GMS) you may be eligible for Army TA.
  • You can receive up to 16 semester hours per Fiscal Year (1 OCT through 30 SEP)
  • Pays up to $250 per semester hour towards your tuition only.
  • If you are on the Hope Scholarship, TA will only pay the portion of the tuition Hope does not cover for each class you are requesting TA.
  • If you add classes during drop/add at the beginning of the semester, you will not be able to request Tuition Assistance for these classes.

Other regulations apply. Complete set of regulations

IMPORTANT: You must register for your classes in Banner before you can request to be paid for the classes in GoArmyEd

All TA requests must be completed prior to the first day of the semester.

  1. Log into GoArmyEd.com
  2. Select Change current school and/or degree plan.
  3. In VIA: Select University of North Georgia and your Degree Plan or Major in Banner
  4. Meet with your academic advisor at UNG and get a Plan of Study signed by your advisor (and you).
  5. Upload the Plan of Study into the Course Planner
  6. Update and submit the Course Planner for approval.
  7. Register for classes in Banner.
  8. Request TA for the classes in GoArmyEd.
  9. Wait a few days and check your student invoice on Banner to make sure the tuition assistance is on your bill.

Important Notes:

  • You may not request TA for any class for which you are receiving the GI BILL®.
  •  TA requests must be approved prior to the first day of class.
  • Army Tuition Assistance (TA) is available to members of the active duty Army, Army National Guard or Reserves beginning ONE YEAR after the completion of Basic/AIT.
  •  If you are not using any form of the ROTC scholarship or the Georgia Military Scholarship (GMS) you may be eligible for Army TA.
  • You can receive up to 16 semester hours per Fiscal Year (1 OCT through 30 SEP)
  • Pays up to $250 per semester hour towards your tuition only.
  • If you are on the Hope Scholarship, TA will only pay the portion of the tuition Hope does not cover for each class you are requesting TA.
  • If you add classes during drop/add at the beginning of the semester, you will not be able to request Tuition Assistance for these classes.

Other regulations apply. Complete set of regulations

For questions regarding your GOArmy Tuition Assistance 1-800-817-9990.

All TA requests must be completed prior to the first day of the semester.

Each semester:

      1. Review your Course Planner and add/delete classes as necessary.
      2. If you make changes to your Course Planner, “Submit” the changes for approval.
      3. Register for your classes in Banner.
      4. Request TA for eligible classes.
      5. Review your student invoice on Banner to confirm the Tuition Assistance is on your bill.

Important Notes:

  • You may not request TA for any class for which you are receiving the GI BILL®.
  •  TA requests must be approved prior to the first day of class.
  • Army Tuition Assistance (TA) is available to members of the active duty Army, Army National Guard or Reserves beginning ONE YEAR after the completion of Basic/AIT.
  •  If you are not using any form of the ROTC scholarship or the Georgia Military Scholarship (GMS) you may be eligible for Army TA.
  • You can receive up to 16 semester hours per Fiscal Year (1 OCT through 30 SEP)
  • Pays up to $250 per semester hour towards your tuition only.
  • If you are on the Hope Scholarship, TA will only pay the portion of the tuition Hope does not cover for each class you are requesting TA.
  • If you add classes during drop/add at the beginning of the semester, you will not be able to request Tuition Assistance for these classes.

Other regulations apply. Complete set of regulations

For questions regarding your GOArmy Tuition Assistance 1-800-817-9990.

For Additional Information:

Joann Bradfield
Email: joann.bradfield@ung.edu
Phone: 706-867-2728
Fax: 706-864-1411
308 Stewart Center (Financial Aid)
Dahlonega, GA
Aireyll Simmons
Email: aireyll.simmons@ung.edu
Phone: 706-864-1415
Fax: 706-864-1411
308 Stewart Center (Financial Aid)
Dahlonega, GA
Vickie Poole
Email: vickie.poole@ung.edu
Phone:678-717-3837
Fax: 678-717-3673
Student Center, Room 234
Gainesville, GA

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