Our knowledgeable team of military services specialists is dedicated to supporting you throughout your educational journey, starting with your enrollment decision and continuing all the way through post-graduation career counseling.

  • Your dedicated enrollment advisor acts as your personal guide through the enrollment process, and your academic advisor supports you throughout your time as a student, answering questions about your program and university policies. Learn more.
  • Our VA Certifying Officials are available to assist you with questions about veterans benefits, funding options, and government programs. Learn more.
  • Explore the resources we offer to support your academic skills, including the Writing Center, technical support, the library, and the Center for Research Quality. Learn more.
  • Take advantage of career transition counseling and access to disability services. Learn more.

Walden’s military services website is designed to help you easily locate key resources and support. Through education and advocacy, the website fosters a vibrant online community for military students and family members.

Walden’s Military Leave of Absence Policy

Walden’s Military Leave of Absence Policy is intended to protect and support our military students when a deployment, military operation, or national emergency arises. If you are unable to participate in classes or be successful in an academic program due to a military obligation, you may discuss several options with your faculty member(s) and/or academic advisor. One option is a Military Leave of Absence (MLOA).

If you decide to request a MLOA, you must submit a request via your student portal. For more details, visit our military services website.

Active Duty

Whether you are serving in the National Guard, the reserves, or on active duty, you can receive an education from an accredited university that understands your unique circumstances and funding options. No matter where you and your family are located, Walden’s online programs and support services provide a home base for your educational needs.

We are committed to helping you succeed while you are serving your country as well as once your service is complete. Our Military Leave of Absence Policy is designed to protect your academic standing and support you when deployments or missions arise. We follow the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines so that we can prepare you to succeed in your studies, transition into a post-military career, and pay for your education.

Miltary Spouses and Familes

As a military spouse, you may have put your education or career on hold due to the uncertainty and stress of frequent moves and the additional responsibilities that arise when your spouse is deployed. With Walden, you can receive an education from an accredited university that works to accommodate your unique circumstances.

We provide the flexibility and support services you need to succeed in your studies while gaining the skills to advance your career or begin a new one. With our more than 80 online degree programs in areas such as health, education, social services, and business, you can find the one you need to help you achieve your goals.

No matter where you and your family are located, our online degree programs and support services provide a home base for your educational needs. Our students, faculty, and alumni may be found across the world, but Walden brings them together as a community to share ideas, exchange advice, and support one another.

Veterans

The Office of Military Services at Walden University recognizes the sacrifices that you have made and thanks you for serving our nation. Now that you have completed your service to our country, we are committed to helping you continue to succeed. At Walden, you can receive an education from an accredited university that can help you achieve your civilian career goals.

We participate in several government funding programs and provides a number of support services to help you succeed in your studies, transition into a post-military career, and pay for your education. Our Veterans Certifying Officials are available to assist you with any veterans benefits you plan on using, and our Career Services Center offers specific resources for transitioning veterans.

Learn more about our graduate degree programs in management, health, education, and more. With our more than 80 programs, you can find the program to help you achieve your goals.

Some of our faculty members are veterans, too. Dr. Yvonne Doll, U.S. Army veteran and School of Management faculty member, understands how earning your degree online is a good fit with military service.

Government Programs for Military Students

To show our commitment to our military students, Walden works closely with the Department of Veterans Affairs on a number of government-sponsored programs that help them succeed in their studies, transition into a post-military career, and pay for their education.

Academic and career success for military members

We also participate in a number of tuition benefit programs. For information on financing your education, explore our tuition and financial assistance opportunities.

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