Veterans & Military Connected Students

UMD Veterans Student Life

The UMD Veterans Student Life page is for students who are veterans, reservists or have other military connection.

Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. military veterans may benefit from the G.I. Bill®*. Visit the Department of Veterans Affairs website for more information.

Veterans' benefits at UMD

For more info about veterans' benefits at UMD and to apply for certification, contact the Office of the Registrar.

Yellow Ribbon Program

The University of Maryland participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program. The Post 9/11 GI Bill® will cover in-state tuition and fees for students fully eligible for benefits. Out-of-state students who qualify for the Yellow Ribbon program may be eligible to have the out-of-state portion of tuition and fees partially funded by the VA and the University of Maryland.

Tuition Assistance

Information about using the Department of Defense Tuition Assistance program can be found here

*GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at