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
Service members who want to take courses under the Military Tuition Assistance program will need to apply for assistance by visiting one of the applicable websites listed below and speak with their Education Service Officer (ESO) within their Military Service.  Once you have received approval from your service, please provide a copy of the approved tuition assistance form to the Bursar Office for processing.  To assist you with getting started with this process, please click on the below link for Gwinnett Technical College’s current tuition and fee rates.  GwinnettTech Tuition & Fees


How much will my TA cover toward my tuition and fees?
The amount covered for tuition and fees will vary depending on your eligibility and the military service criteria.  Please visit your service website or check with your Education Service Officer (ESO).

Are there additional funding sources for military service members and spouses?
Resources such as Financial aid and/or scholarships may be an option to help pay for tuition and fees.  In addition, some Veteran Affairs programs can work well with the TA program to supplement fees not covered by TA for eligible service members.    To learn if you qualify, please visit the college’s Veteran Affairs Office, Building 100, Room 323, 678-226-6343 or contact them at   For more Scholarship information, please visit  Student Assistance

What’s the difference between tuition assistance and Department of Veteran Affairs education benefits?
Tuition assistance is offered by the services and is only available while a member is serving.  Department of Veteran Affairs offers a number of education benefits that are available for up to 15 years after a service member leaves the military.

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?
Please read, Military Return of Tuition Assistance, for more information on Gwinnett Tech’s policy. 

Where do I find more information about the college’s program offerings and how to obtain credentials in a given field?
These two websites can provide more information about programs of study and the requirements for earning credentials.
Accreditation, Certificates and Agency Approvals
Programs of Study

Military Support Staff

Financial Aid Director
Andra Peterson has served as the Director of the Financial Aid Office since 2017. She has been in financial aid for 13 years in various positions in the financial aid office. Under her leadership, the Financial Aid Office provides financial assistance to potential and current students. As a member of the Enrollment Processing Team, she collaborates closely with the Bursar’s and Veteran’s Affairs Department and the administration to support the college goals and mission. Beyond her role as chief compliance officer for the administration of Federal Title IV funding at Gwinnett Tech, Andra has served on several committees for the Georgia Administration of Financial Aid Administrators, Southern Association of Financial Aid Administrators and the National Association of Financial Aid Administrators.

Bursar Office Staff