Next Steps

At UMass Global, we want every student to prosper and have the right all-around support they need during this important time in their lives.

You've Earned It


An education is a significant investment in your future. At UMass Global, we want every student to prosper and have the right all-around support they need during this important time in their lives. Financial aid may be available for degree‐seeking students who qualify.
There are many different kinds of financial aid including need‐based and non‐need‐based grants, loans, and scholarships. To establish eligibility for financial aid, a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form must be completed by the student for each year that financial aid is requested. UMass Global offers reduced tuition for active duty military, their spouses and family members.


Applying to any university is a process; one that we try to make as painless as possible. Follow the steps below to ensure a strong start to school:


Step 1:

 Speak With an Enrollment Coach

  • Select the program you are interested in.
  • Call us at 800.746.0082 or fill out a request for information form and a coach will be in touch.

Things to discuss with your coach

  • Degree requirements
  • Course schedules
  • Start dates
  • Flexibility with your schedule
  • Next steps

Step 2:

Apply for school

  • Complete all required sections of the online application.
  • Send in official transcripts and additional documentation from ALL colleges and universities you have attended or been admitted to, including military and foreign institutions, since high school.
    • Please review  our guidelines for ordering transcripts. It will save you time and frustration.

Tips and Tricks

Need further accommodations? Register with the Office of Accessible Education and Counseling Services.


Step 3:

Get Financing Squared Away

  • Once admitted, your enrollment coach will connect you with a OneStop Specialist.
  • Submit your signed TA form to your OneStop Specialist.
  • Apply online for additional Veteran benefits at or
  • Request your certificate of eligibility (COE) from the VA and provide it to your OneStop Specialist.

TA Assistance by Branch

Step 4:

Register for Classes

  • Meet with your academic advisor and plan out your academic roadmap.
  • Register for courses via MyUMassGlobal following the academic plan and instructions from your advisor.
  • Once registered, submit a request for Military and Veteran Benefits Certification and apply the benefits to each registered course

Certifying your Benefits

View step-by-step instructions for requesting certification of military benefits

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