Armed Forces Applicants
Global Online Armed Forces
Cal U: Ready to Serve You
You are serving our nation, now let us serve you. California University of Pennsylvania is here to serve you and your family in securing your own future with a quality education. Cal U's Global Online learning community makes it convenient to earn your undergraduate or graduate degree, whether you are at home or serving abroad. Global Online's Internet-based format fits well with challenging military duty assignments, enabling you to access your Cal U coursework from anywhere in the world. Our asynchronous classes make it possible to complete your assignments at any time of the day or night. Global Online courses are also ideal for spouses or other family members who are interested in earning their degrees. Active duty military, along with spouses and dependents, benefit from our affordable, in-state tuition rates (students must self-identify prior to the start of their first term - refer to the requirements listed below).
Requirements for Verification of Active Duty Military Status for In-State Tuition
New active duty military applicants will need to present the following documentation for the initial verification of current Active Duty Military status:
- A copy your Deployment Orders that confirms and verifies the dates of Active Duty service/status and/or
- A memorandum from your Education office or Commander
Requirements for Verification of Spouses and Dependents for In-State Tuition
Spouses and Dependents of active duty military must present the following documentation for initial verification of affiliation with an active duty service member:
- A copy of the service member's military orders
You may also submit the documents by faxing them to 724-938-4270.
Please make the documents to the Attention of Carolyn Clements, Military Coordinator.
Information for Veterans
Students taking their courses 100% online qualify for 100% of housing payments through the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill.
Housing allowance is payable to students (other than those on active duty) enrolled solely in distance learning. The housing allowance payable is equal to ½ the national average BAH for an E-5 with dependents.
- Full-time rate for an individual eligible at the 100% eligibility tier would be $684.00 for FY13 (October 2012 - September 2013)
- Also allows students on active duty to receive a books and supplies stipend.
The Cal U Office of Veterans Affairs offers guidance to military students. Contact the office at 724-938-4076 or firstname.lastname@example.org ; the fax number is 724-938-4584.
Points of Contact:
Robert Prah, Director, Office of Veterans Affairs
For military questions related to global online, please contact:
Carolyn Clements, Military Coordinator