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Center for Military Life

The Center for Military Life’s mission is to provide transition support and services for veterans, current service members, Department of Defense employees and their dependents by strengthening support during the entire life cycle of service.


Every year college-bound athletes are celebrated at signing ceremonies where they declare their intention to apply their talent at a new school. High school students who commit their talent to our country, however, are rarely as visible. C.Mil honors the commitment to all high school students and citizens enlisting in the armed services.

The Veterans Success and Transition Services Center at Thomas University provides drop-in opportunities for high school students and their parents to visit with veterans and learn more about life in the military.

TU is committed to supporting all aspects of the recruitment process, including the physical demands and requirements of serving in our Nations military. Our gymnasium and workout facilities are available to those participating in the Delayed Entry Program (DEP). Students can also prepare for and take the ASVAB in TU’s Academic Resource Center located inside the TU Library.

TU recognizes the extraordinary commitment that young people and their families make when enlisting. We also celebrate it by serving as the headquarters for a chapter of Our Community Salutes, an organization dedicated to celebrating and supporting those transitioning into military service.

TU is a concurrent admission partner (ConAp) with the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. This means that during the Future Soldier Orientation, TU can be selected as the home school for an area of study. TU will then work to ensure degree completion in the most efficient way possible, including awarding credit for military training and job experience.

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Whether planning for a full career in the military or preparing for a transition into civilian life, C.Mil offers a range of programming to assist service members with maximizing promotion opportunities, civilian education and transition assistance support.

  • Degree programs aligned with respective MOS/AFSC as identified by all branches of active duty through the military voluntary education portal(s).
  • MOS/AFSC professional development and credentialing opportunities. Professional Development through the Certification Opportunities OnLine (COOL) program including project management, cyber security and business processes.
  • Defense Acquisition University (DAU) coursework. TU is a DAU equivalency partner providing selected contracting and supply chain coursework toward DAU certifications. Select DAU coursework may also be eligible for college credit.
  • College credit for military experience and training.
  • MYCAA: The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides up to $4,000 (over 2 years) of financial assistance for military spouses who are continuing their education by pursuing a license, certification, or associate degree in a portable career field and occupation.
  • General Technical (GT) score improvement assistance.
  • Troops to Teachers program provides tuition funding for military members interested in pursuing careers in education.
  • Symposiums and conferences.
  • GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program.


Assisting service members and their families with the transition to the civilian environment is key to success. TU offers a variety of services to assist veterans and their dependents.

  • Department of Veteran Affairs Readjustment Counseling Service provides immediate counseling services and referrals to veterans and their families. They have agreed to partner with TU’s Veterans’ Center as a satellite location.
  • Veterans and military personnel attending Thomas University are encouraged to participate in the Student Veterans of America chapter. This is available to both on-campus and online students.
  • The Career Services Center at Thomas University is available to all students and the military community to explore career opportunities, develop resumes and receive assistance with interviewing and job seeking skills.
  • Boots to Business peer networking.

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