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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.

Important Links for Prospective Military Students

Military Tuition Discount Program 
(Please note this ONLY applies to those enrolled in 100% ONLINE programs and not those taking an online course as part of a campus program)

Information on Military Transfer Credits

Information on Veterans Benefits

Information on Military Tuition Assistance

New GoArmyEd TA Policy (Soldier 2014 Q&A)

Information for Helpful Links for Military and Veteran Students

Information for Spouse or Dependents of Active Duty Soldiers

Requirements for Verification of Military Status

Information for Veterans

Veterans Benefits

Students taking their courses 100% online qualify for 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 $714.50
  • 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 veterans@calu.edu ; the fax number is 724-938-4584. 

Point of Contact for VA Education Benefits (G.I. Bill benefits)
Robert Prah, Director, Office of Veterans Affairs (VA Education Benefits / G.I. Bill benefits) prah@calu.edu 724-938-4076

For more information about Global Online programs at Cal U, complete an online request or contact the Global Online Office toll-free at 1-866-595-6348 or e-mail us at gomilitary@calu.edu.

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