Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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Global Campus meets the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
Are you curious about learning in the online environment? Would you like to take an online class, but feel that you need more information? Discover more about learning in the online environment, the skills and technologies that are required, as well as some helpful tips on how to become a successful online student.
These are general guidelines that will help the process. However, you should check with the specific location you will attend. Contact information is at the end of this page.
Before enrolling at Troy University, veterans, military service members, spouses and other family members using any military benefits are asked to review the following Financial Aid Tools:
The College Scorecard which is a planning tool and resource to assist prospective students and their families as they evaluate options in selecting a school and is located at: http://collegecost.ed.gov/scorecard/.
The College Navigator which is a consumer tool that provides school information to include tuition and fees, retention and graduation rates, use of financial aid, student loan default rates and features a cost calculator and school comparison tool. The College Navigator is located at: http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/.
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet which is a model aid award letter designed to simplify the information that prospective students receive about costs and financial aid so they can easily compare institutions and make informed decisions about where to attend school. The Shopping Sheet can be accessed when logging into your Trojan Web Express account at: http://splash.troy.edu/go-to/webexpress/.
Paying for College
The ‘Paying for College’ webpage which can be used by prospective students to enter the names of up to three schools and receive detailed financial information on each one and to enter actual financial aid award information. The tool can be accessed at: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/paying-for-college/.
Complete an application for regular student status and submit to the Admissions Office.
1. Select a program of study (a requirement for VA benefits.)
2. Submit a copy of your high school transcript.
3. Take the placement test.
4. Submit college transcripts from all other accredited institutions. These transcripts must be sent directly from the transfer institutions. Hand-carried transcripts will not be accepted.
Only students who have received a letter for admission may register.
Academic Advisors and Counselors will assist in planning a class schedule. Have them indicate whether or not the course is part of the student’s program of study. (Only those courses within the student’s program of study are eligible to count toward veterans benefits.)
1. Veterans receiving VA benefits may select any program leading to a degree offered at Troy University upon approval from the Veterans Services Office. Only one program may be pursued under certification for benefits. If the veteran decides to major in two programs at the same time, only one will be certified. The VA will not pay for courses that were taken under an unapproved program after the approved program is completed.
2. Veterans may change a program of study and continue to receive benefits if the new program is approved by VA.
The VA encourages veterans receiving benefits to attend all scheduled classes. Failure of a class due to attendance (FA) will result in the loss of benefits and pay back of veterans benefits already received for the course (s) in which a grade of FA was assigned.
The following must be submitted for the certification process to begin. No forms will be accepted individually. It is the veteran’s responsibility to assemble all needed materials and submit them to the Veterans Services Office.
1. New applicants complete VA Form 22-1990 or,
2. Transfer students must complete VA Form 22-1995 and,
3. Submit copy of: DD214 - Report of Separation (Member 4 copy)
4. Veterans eligible for CH34 benefits (entered service 1977 or earlier) also submit copies of:
• Marriage certificate
• Birth certificates of dependent children
• Divorce decrees
The Post-9/11 GI Bill is a new education benefit program for individuals who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. The program is also called CH 33. The effective start date for CH33 is August 1, 2009.
CH 33 allows for three separate benefit payments for most students:
1. A tuition and fee benefit paid directly to Troy University
2. A monthly stipend provided to the service member as long as there not on active duty or a spouse of an active duty member and is using the benefit their sponsor transferred to them.
3. A book stipend of up to $1,000 per academic year.
The Yellow Ribbon Program:
To receive benefits under the Yellow Ribbon Program:
Applicants Under Chapter 35 (Survivors/Dependents)
1. New applicants complete VA Form 22-5490 or,
2. Transfer students complete VA Form 22-5495 and,
3. Provide Veterans VA File Number.
In addition, the Military Officer's Assoc. of America (MOAA) offers interest-free loans.)
1. New applicants complete VA Form 22-1990- or,
2. Transfer students complete VA Form 22-1995 and,
3. Submit copy of DD2384 -Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE).
After you complete the registration process each Semester or T-Term, follow the Troy VA Certification Request Form link (below) to report your enrollment to the VA Certifying Official for each of the campuses where you are enrolled and desire VA Certification.
Troy Certification Request Form Link
The first check should arrive SIX TO EIGHT WEEKS after the first day of classes or later if the veteran should apply for certification after classes begin.
Information about qualifying pay rates and payment dates for Chapter 30, 34, 35, 32 and 1606/1607 is available only through direct contact between the student and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Go to: www.gibill.va.gov or call 1-888-442-4551.
If you receive the Montgomery GI Bill Chapter 30 or Chapter 1606/1607, you must verify your attendance before payment is processed. You will not receive payment until VA receives your verification. You will have to verify your attendance on the last day of each month. You may do so via the automated telephone system at 1-877-823-2378 or via the Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) at https://www.gibill.va.gov/wave/index.do.
Veterans planning to enroll in mini-terms, or a combination of full semester and mini-terms, may want to contact the Veterans Affairs Office to determine their training status.
Veterans Services will not pay educational benefits if one of the following should occur:
The veteran like all students at this school will be placed on academic probation during the first semester or session the minimum cumulative GPA is not achieved. By the end of the probation semester, the veteran must attain the minimum cumulative GPA. If the veteran does not attain the cumulative GPA of 2.0 by the end of the academic probation period; the university cannot certify the veteran for benefits. Once the minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 has been achieved then we can begin certifying the veteran again.
Dependents Qualifying For Eligibility
All questions concerning child and/or spouse eligibility are to be referred to the Department of Veterans Affairs at: www.gibill.va.gov or you can call: 1 (888) 442-4551
To learn what the requirements are needed for using Top-Up go to the link: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/tuition_assistance.asp.
A veteran is eligible to receive up to $600 for tutorial assistance if approved by Veterans Services. Chapter 1606/1607 applicants will not be paid for receiving tutorial assistance.
The Work-Study program allows a VA student to earn the Federal or state minimum wage (whichever is higher) for up to 1,300 hours per year. The benefit is tax free and allows each VA student to “earn while he learns” while he or she is pursuing an approved post-secondary program of education on at least a three-quarter time basis.
The VA Work-Study student may only perform VA related work. This work might include preparing and processing VA enrollment certifications, checking VA student attendance records or checking for course changes.
ENTITLEMENT TO BENEFITS
Troy University certifies your enrollment status, programs and academic progress. All questions concerning payment are to be referred to the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1 (888) 442-4551 or by sending an electronic inquiry by going to: www.gibill.va.gov.
EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) processing, also known as “Direct Deposit,” is now available to recipients of several of the VA education benefit programs. To find out if you can use Direct Deposit, or to stop or change your Direct Deposit, call 1 (877) 838-2778.
Students wishing to speak with a VA Counselor should contact the site where they are attending:
Troy Campus, TROY Online, or Montgomery School of Nursing - 116 Adams Administration Building, Troy, AL 36082; Phone 1-800-414-5756, Fax 334-670-5917
Dothan Campus - 219 Malone Hall, Dothan, AL 36304; Phone 334-983-6556 x1-257; Fax 334-566-1042; Tina Skipper, VA Counselor - firstname.lastname@example.org
Montgomery Campus - 209 Whitley Hall, Montgomery, AL 36103; Phone: 334-241-8663, Fax 334-241-5409; Valarie Byrd, VA Counselor – email@example.com
Phenix City Campus - One University Place, Phenix City, AL 36869; Phone 334-448-5185, Fax 334-448-5225; James Thompson, VA Counselor- firstname.lastname@example.org
All other sites - Please contact the site for the name and number of the VA Counselor
Equal Opportunity Statement
Troy University is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunities in its programs, activities and employment for students and employees regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation. Information regarding affirmative action and equal access should be addressed to:
Dr. Jim Bookout
Senior Vice Chancellor
Finance and Business Affairs
241 Adams Administration Building
Troy, AL 36082