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Commencement 2015 student speaker April Cox
Barrington, RI resident named Charter Oak student speaker

Commencement 2015 speaker Colin McEnroe
Columnist and radio personality to speak at graduation

Commencement 2015 on May 31st
Over 550 students will comprise the Class of 2015, with 200 attending the ceremony

Charter Oak State College Enrollment Up 38%
The College's current enrollment is now at 2,836 students with over 2,000 of those students registered for online courses.

New CT Education Academy to Launch
Academy will provide training for CT state workforce

Charter Oak Ranked First for Affordability
College offers most affordable online degree program in state.

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
Our offices will be closed on Friday, July 3 for Independence Day.

Military Spouses

In-state tuition and fees are offered to all spouses of active duty military members and drilling members of the National Guard and Reserve Components. In addition, you may wish to explore benefits available through DoD.

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA)Program Description:

The Department of Defense's expanded Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program is now offering up to $4,000 to military spouses who are interested in pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to careers in high growth, high demand portable career fields.

What Does MyCAA Pay For?

MyCAA financial assistance pays for expenses such as post-secondary education and training, tuition, licensing, and credentialing fees. MyCAA does not pay for computers, school application fees, graduation fees, student activity cards, child care, parking, transportation, medical services or testing fees

How Does a Spouse Get Started?

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. This is an easy, self-help process. Once spouse profile information is provided, DoD will verify MyCAA eligibility through DEERS. The spouse will be notified of his/her eligibility status through the MyCAA messaging system.

Who Can Help Spouses Move Through the MyCAA Program?

Spouses are encouraged to work with their School Academic Advisor or call a Military OneSource Career/Education Consultant at 1-800-342-9647 if they need help.