MyCAA Fact Sheet
MyCAA is the Department of Defense (DoD) Military Spouse Career Advance Account program. The program is designed to provide career and education counseling for spouses of active-duty service members.
Who is eligible for MyCAA?
Spouses married to an active duty service members or activated reserve service members are eligible for the MyCAA program. MyCAA is limited to associate degrees, certifications and licensures. The MyCAA program requires military spouses to complete their program within three ears from the start of the first course. Please note that spouses can no longer use MyCAA if the service member is in an alert or demobilization period.
Who determines eligibility for MyCAA?
The DoD uses DEERS to verify eligibility for MyCAA. For more information regarding eligibility and DEERS please contact a Military One Source Education Consultant at 1-800-342-9647.
How much is the MyCAA program worth?
The MyCAA program allows spouses to apply for $4,000 in financial assistance for their education program.
Where do I start?
First review the MyCAA website and the program requirements and set up your account profile. When you setup your account make sure to use your TWU student ID number.
Next, you will need to complete your MyCAA career training plan as soon as possible. The MyCAA program does not reimburse students for classes that have already started. If you need assistance contact a MyCAA Education Consultant at 1-800-342-9647.
After a MyCAA education Consultant approves your career training plan you will need to submit the MyCAA Authorization Form to the TWU Bursar’s Office. The TWU Bursar’s Office cannot process your MyCAA financial aid award without this document.
Please note that the Bursar's Office does not bill tuition per individual classes; if MyCAA request tuition cost for each individual course, divide your total tuition bill by the number of hours enrolled.
At the end of the term TWU will report your grades to MyCAA. Please check your account to confirm that MyCAA has received your grades. If MyCAA does not receive your grades they will not continue your financial aid funding
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