Military Affairs

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Graduate Students

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Office of Military Affairs

Military-affiliated students at UNCW include veterans, active duty service members, National Guard members, and reservists, as well as military spouses and dependents, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

The Office of Military Affairs is housed in Veterans Hall, which offers a student lounge, kitchen and reception area, as well as a training classroom, individual study carrels, and a quiet study room, perfect for those who are commuting to UNCW. Graduate students are welcome to use this space and to attend events sponsored by the Office of Military Affairs. 

Enrollment Checklist

Review the next steps to getting started at UNCW, including considerations about housing, parking and financial aid. 

Veterans Affairs Educational Benefits

Please visit our VA Benefits Resources page for more information about using your VA educational benefits at UNCW.

Military Tuition Assistance Programs

Learn more about how to use military Tuition Assistance (TA) at UNCW.

Health Insurance

Students on university campuses are required to have health insurance. 

Complete the Health Insurance enrollment/waiver process each semester. 

Students may opt to have more than one kind of health insurance. 

For access to Tricare proof of health coverage, visit milConnect

For proof of enrollment for insurance purposes, email the Registrar's Office ( to request a letter of enrollment verification. 

Financial Matters

All students are encouraged to apply for scholarships.

UNCW offers a military-affiliated student payment plan, which allows the bill to be divided into 3 payments over the course of the fall or spring semester. Select the payment plan as a payment option in your eBill.  

Veterans and active military members are eligible for a $20 discount on their parking permit

Jobs and Career Resources 

It's never too early or too late for students to investigate new career paths; the career resources we've curated will help you get started with career exploration, as well as with job searches for part-time jobs, full-time positions and more. 

Military-affiliated Student Listserv

Weekly updates through the listserv include upcoming events, important dates on the academic calendar, job and internship opportunities designated for military-affiliated students, and more. Please email to be added to the email list. 

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