Tuition Assistance (TA)

Regular Army: Retired

Benefit Fact Sheet


The Tuition Assistance (TA) Program provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty civilian education programs in support of a Soldier's professional and personal self-development goals. TA is a Public Law that is implemented by Department of Defense (DoD) Directive and DoD Instruction, and all Soldiers (officers, warrant officers, enlisted) on active duty, Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers on active duty (pursuant to U.S. Code Title 10 or Title 32), and TPU Soldiers are authorized to participate in the TA program.


Retired Soldiers are not eligible for Tuition Assistance.

Additional Information

For more information, please visit the Army TA webpage at:

Army Regulation 621-5:

Document Review Date: 16 June 2022