Federal Tuition Assistance

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

ArmyIgnitED is the virtual gateway for all eligible Active Duty, National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers to request Tuition Assistance (TA) online, anytime, anywhere for classroom and distance learning. It allows Soldiers to manage their education records including college classes, testing, on-duty classes and Army Education Counselor support. 

ArmyIgnitED is also the virtual gateway for Army Civilians to apply for their Civilian education, training, and leader development events.  

Army Federal Tuition Assistance provides up to $250 per credit, with a maximum of $4000 per academic year, in TA funding.  

 You may obtain more info about ArmyIgnitED here

Air Force Tuition Assistance (TA) is an important quality of life program that provides up to $250 per credit hour for tuition for courses taken by active duty personnel. The program is one of the most frequent reasons given for enlisting and re-enlisting in the Air Force.


Please refer to the following links for helpful information about our University and paying for college: 

University policies and resources:


Academic advisement report

Re-entry/transfer students

Transfer credits

Cost to attend

Withdrawal Policies

Planning Tools

College score card

College navigator

Paying for college

If you are planning to use a Veteran Benefit you can get a Shopping Sheet that will give you an estimate of aid you may receive if you attend UW-La Crosse. This is only an estimate and only for those using VA benefits. You will need to fill out the FAFSA, an application for free financial aid, in order to get a true FAFSA award. If you are interested in a Shopping Sheet, please request one here