Programs & Courses
Get Started at ECU
Getting Started for Air Force
Getting Started for Army
Getting Started for Coast Guard
Getting Started for Marines
Getting Started for Navy
Getting Started For Coast Guard
Step 1: Review your Military Benefits opportunities and eligibility
Contact your Coast Guard Education Office
to find out what benefits are available to you.
Work with your Coast Guard Education Officer to set up your paperwork in preparation for Tuition Assistance authorization and any other potential benefits.
Step 2: Apply at ECU as a DE student.
Apply at ECU as a DE student. You will work with an ECU Representative and Academic Advisor to discover the course/s and program that is right for you.
An ECU representative will contact you to confirm your application. An Advisor will also be selected for you once your program of study is named.
Inform the ECU Academic Advisor you are currently serving and are working with your Education Service Officer to obtain your Tuition Assistance authorization and/or any other military benefits.
Step 3: Submit paperwork documenting your prior education
ECU may need additional information such as a high school transcript, college transcripts, or GED.
You will work with your ESO and an ECU representative to determine what you need to be admitted.
Step 4: Acceptance and Benefits Processing
Upon acceptance to ECU
Notify your Coast Guard Education Office
that you've been accepted to ECU and request Tuition Assistance authorization and/or any other education benefits paperwork.
Once your Tuition Assistance had been reviewed and authorized, you can be enrolled in courses.
Additional Educational Planning Tools and Resources:
U.S. Coast Guard Portal: https://www.uscg.mil
U.S. Coast Guard TA Application: https://www.uscg.mil/Portals/3/Documents/VOL_ED/ETQC_Form_4147.pdf
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