Gwinnett Technical College welcomes our Military Servicemen and military spouses!  Whether you are just starting or furthering your college education, Gwinnett Technical College is committed to helping you achieve your academic goals. We have dedicated this page to you to help support your success.

Getting Started

Be Accepted to Gwinnett Technical College

Complete the online application and submit the required documentation (proof of residency and lawful presence, official high school transcripts/HS equivalency, and official transcripts of any other previous college coursework).

Determine Eligibility

Please consult with your ESO before registering or enrolling in any courses. Tuition assistance, credentialing assistance, and MyCAA are for active duty and some reservists. Contact your Education Services Officer (ESO) to determine your eligibility and process.

Complete the Process

Each branch has requirements specific to its programs. Review dates and deadlines with your ESO to determine what your next steps are. Gwinnett Technical College is required to abide by the requirements of each branch.

Students must register themselves for their courses prior to the start of the term in order to be eligible for tuition assistance.

Approval of your education path, as well as your acceptance to Gwinnett Tech and course registration, must be completed during priority/early registration.

DoD MOU Compliance

Gwinnett Technical College is pleased to participate in a Voluntary Education Partnership with the United States Department of Defense (DoD). As part of this partnership, the college has an active Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the DoD. This MOU allows military-connected students to know that Gwinnett Technical College is a great choice for them to pursue higher education. Specifically, in the MOU, Gwinnett Technical College commits to the following practices:

Recruiting, Marketing, and Advertising

All service members (active-duty, reservists, and Georgia National Guard members) using military Tuition Assistance are directed to speak with their Educational Services Officer (ESO) or counselor within their Military Service prior to enrolling. Gwinnett Technical College follows Department of Education regulations and is in compliance with C.F.R. 668.71-668.75 and 668.14.

The Gwinnett Technical College Office of Admissions staff follows the principles of ethics set forth by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), with a link to the ethics policy

Gwinnett Technical College and its staff members will not:

  • Provide any bonus, commission, or other incentive payment based directly or indirectly on securing enrollments or federal financial aid (including TA funds) to any persons or entities engaged in any student recruiting, admission activities, or making decisions regarding the award of student financial assistance.
  • Engage in high-pressure recruitment tactics such as making multiple unsolicited contacts (3 or more), including contacts by phone, email, video conference, or in person, or engaging in same-day recruitment and registration or the purpose of securing Service members enrollments.

Academic Counseling and Post-Graduation Job Opportunities

Gwinnett Technical College has an Office of Military & Veteran Student Support (OMVSS) staffed to support Veterans and Service Members seeking information on the Tuition Assistance (TA) program, Title IV funding and VA educational benefits. They are familiar with institutional services for Service Members who are seeking information about academic counseling, financial aid counseling and job search support. They can also provide information about other services regarding campus and community resources.

Staff members on the OMVSS can assist with the following:

  • Assist in the transition process of veterans, military, and family members to an academic setting
  • Connect students with appropriate departments and resources
  • Assist in the overall development and enhancement of college military/veteran-friendly policies and procedures for veterans, servicemembers, dependents and survivors
  • Assist prospective and current students in the application, registration and enrollment process for admission and progression toward degrees

Return Policy for Tuition Assistance (TA) Funds

Gwinnett Technical College’s TA return policy aligns with the Department of Education rules for unearned aid. A refund of 100% will be given until the end of the drop/add period for each semester. Students who formally withdraw or who are formally withdrawn from all classes will be subject to the refund policy for tuition and other fees. This policy decreases the amount of refund available at regular intervals during the term. Students must withdraw from all classes to be eligible for a refund. After a certain percentage of the term, generally 60%, no refund will be available.


How much will my TA cover my tuition and fees?
Please visit your service website or check with your Education Service Officer (ESO) to determine the amount covered by TA.

Are there any dates/deadlines for TA?
Approval of your education path, as well as your acceptance to Gwinnett Tech and course registration, must be completed during priority/early registration.

Are there additional funding sources for military service members and spouses?
Federal Financial aid-

Gwinnett Tech Scholarships and Assistance-

For military spouses-

What’s the difference between tuition assistance and Department of Veteran Affairs education benefits?
Tuition assistance is available to enlisted service members. Veteran benefits are available after ending military service. Some veteran education benefits can be used with TA. Your ESO can assist you in determining what you are eligible for.

Where can I find information on financial aid? 
For more information on how to apply for financial aid and the college’s deadlines for completing the financial aid application, please visit the Gwinnett Tech  Financial Aid page.

Where can I receive job search support?
Students are encouraged to visit our Career Services Department for assistance to learn more about the department’s services

What happens to my TA (tuition assistance) if I withdraw from my classes?
You may be required to repay any funds as a result of a W or F in your courses. Please review the TA guidelines for your branch.

Information regarding the TCSG return of funds can be found here: Return of Military Tuition Assistance  Where do I find more information about the college’s program offerings and how to obtain credentials in a given field?
Review our Programs of Study to see what programs are offered and any additional admission requirements.

Military Support Staff

Office of Military and Veteran Support

Building 100, Room 321

Bursar Office Staff

Juree Jackson

Accounting Technician

Tuition Assistance Compliance Officer

Bursar Office