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Office of Military Affairs

Important News Regarding VA Education Benefits

The VA will be changing to a new system, the Office of Military Affairs will be unable to send enrollment information to the VA during the transition period. Please register for classes and submit your benefit request by December 19, 2022, to ensure you receive your payments on time.

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Mission- The Office of Military Affairs (OMA) assists military-connected students at Texas A&M University-San Antonio so they can succeed professionally by embracing their strengths.

Vision- Our military-connected graduates leave A&M-San Antonio with truly meaningful opportunities to further their career success and service to our community.

Federal Benefits

VA education benefits help Veterans, service members, and their qualified family members with needs like paying college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and getting career counseling. Learn how to apply for and manage the education and training benefits you’ve earned by visiting the VA's webpage at va.gov.

Below are all VA Federal Benefits that are accepted at A&M-SA.

  • 30 - Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill®
  • 31 - Veterans Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
  • 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill®
  • 35 - Dependent Educational Assistance Program
  • 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill® - Select Reserve

State Benefit (Hazlewood)

The Hazlewood Act is a State of Texas benefit that provides qualified Veterans, spouses, and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption, including most fee charges, at public institutions of higher education in Texas. This does NOT include living expenses, books, or supply fees. To learn more about this benefit visit the Hazlewood state webpage at TVC.Texas.gov

Tuition Assistance

The Department of Defense (DOD) Federal Tuition Assistance Program (TA) provides financial assistance to service members for education programs. TA is available for courses that are offered in the classroom or by distance learning as long as they are part of an approved academic degree program.

Tuition assistance will not cover the following expenses:

  • Books and course materials
  • Flight training fees
  • Taking the same course twice
  • Continuing education units, or CEUs
For more information on TA visit the link below.

How to submit a benefit request

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For any questions, comments, or concerns please use our service portal or call us at 210-784-1397