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Navy College Program
JEB Little Creek/Ft Story
Virginia Beach, VA 23459
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Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
If you’ve ever considered taking your education a step further, you should look to your installation for more information and assistance. They can help you decide if receiving an advanced degree is right for you, tell you which local colleges and classes are offered and find out if you’re eligible for tuition assistance. The Voluntary Education Center, or Installation Education Center, is available to help you put together a plan to advance your education.
Military spouses can also choose to engage with an education and career coach through the DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program, or SECO. These coaches can assist them in exploring multiple tools, resources and information to reach their educational goals. To contact a career coach call 800-342-9647 or visit https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil.
Several colleges offer classes that will fit into your schedule such as 8 - 10 week semesters and weekend programs. Contact the school of your choice for current class schedules and registration information or call the Navy College Office for more detailed list of colleges. Examples of some of the colleges offering classes on the local installations are; Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University, ECPI University of Technology, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Maryland University, and Tidewater Community College. Many visiting college representatives are also available for program information. For questions or information on resources for adult continuing education Navy College Advisor can be reached at 757-444-8514/757-445-2240. Navy College Virtual Education Center, NCVEC 833-330-6622 (MNCC).
Tuition Assistance (TA) is the Navy's educational financial assistance program. It provides active duty personnel funding for tuition costs for courses taken in an off-duty status at a regionally, nationally or accredited college, university, or vocational/technical institution recognized by the Department of Education. Minimum of two years on Active Duty prior to using TA. Navy TA pays for both classroom and independent study/distance learning courses, regardless of course length.
Navy Tuition Assistance pays up-front the tuition and fees charged by educational institutions of course enrollment. It is no longer necessary for Navy students to pay tuition and show successful completion before they are reimbursed. Navy TA pays 100% of tuition cost for courses applicable to the completion of a high school diploma or equivalency certificate. For other education levels, there is a fiscal year limit of $4,500.00 per individual.
Payment for tuition and fees will not exceed the following caps:
Requesting a waiver remains a viable option for those Sailors who want to take more that 16-semester hours per fiscal year, and have a compelling reason to do so.
The Navy College Program (NCP) provides opportunities to Sailors to earn college degrees by providing academic credit for Navy training, work experience, and off-duty education. The Navy College Program integrates all components of Voluntary Education. The navy College program assists Active Duty Sailors, Retirees, and Dependents. The NCP services include: educational counseling, apprenticeship opportunities, distance learning, referrals to colleges providing credit by examination/experience, tuition assistance and much more.
Navy College Program serves the needs of our mobile Sailors. They provide uncomplicated access to information along the path to a degree including transferability of college credit and access to education regardless of the Sailor's location or duty station. Participation is voluntary. Sailors participate at their own pace when they are ready.
Veterans' Affairs (VA)
Educational assistance is available for eligible veterans and active-duty personnel to attend school primarily through the Post-Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance (VEAP), Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB), and Post 9/11 GI Bill. The VA office can be reached at 800-827-1000/888-442-4551, www.va.gov
For More detailed information, contact your local Navy College Office, the VA office at the college or university you are attending. The Navy College Office provides a wide range of counseling services to assist sailors with their educational plan from basic academic skills enhancement to post-graduate programs. The cross-section of educational opportunities offers all personnel the opportunity to recognize and achieve their higher potential.
Virtual Education Center (VEC)
Sailors have access to information through the Navy College Program (NCP) website, https://www.navycollege.navy.mil, available 0600-1900, Monday through Friday. The VEC can be reached at their toll free number at 877-838-1659 or email: VEC@navy.mil. The Virtual Education Center processes all WebTA requests, updates official JST transcripts, and provides counseling via phone and email.
The Navy College Office and find out how to: