AAU is your military friendly school and we proudly support the educational goals of active duty service members and spouses.
The Defense Department’s MyCAA program will:
Whether you need assistance maximizing your open MyCAA account or simply want assistance mapping out your career path, AAU is here to help you succeed.
Call 888-384-0849 today to speak with a helpful student services representative.
The Department of Defense’s expanded Military Spouse Employment Opportunities Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides Financial Assistance to spouses of active-duty service members who are interested in pursuing associate degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment opportunities in high growth, high demand portable employment opportunities fields.
Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Community & Family Policy (DUSD/MC&FP)
MyCAA Financial Assistance (FA) pays for expenses such as secondary and post-secondary education and training programs, tuition and licensing fees. This includes degree programs, continuing education classes (including those offered through professional associations at conferences), Bar, CPA and other similar exams, state certifications for teachers, medical professionals and similar licensed professionals.
MyCAA does not pay for computers, school application fees, graduation fees, student activity cards, child care, parking, transportation, or medical services. NOTE: If the cost of a course includes books, supplies or other necessary equipment, MyCAA will cover that cost. Payments are made directly to schools using MyCAA’s electronic payment system.
A military spouse can apply for MyCAA Financial Assistance after completing a MyCAA Career and Training Plan.
Eligible spouses who are ready to explore portable careers options and develop a career goal and plan should establish a MyCAA Account by visiting the MyCAA website at https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa/.
This is an easy, self-help process. Once spouse profile information is provided, DoD will verify MyCAA eligibility through DEERS.
Military spouses can help themselves:
Schools that need MyCAA program information or want to participate in the MyCAA AI Portal electronic billing process may request assistance from MyCAANewSchools@MOSCenter.us
Call (888) 384-0849 to speak with an AAU Admissions Representative.