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Voluntary Education Program


Marine Forces Reserve MCCS
Toll Free Number: 1-866-305-9058

Contact your Education Office for assistance regardless of your geographic location.

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
0730 - 1630 (CST)

Marines can expect individual counseling regarding many aspects of college such as finding the right college, testing, obtaining credit for prior military learning, financial aid and other options that may shorten the amount of time or funds required to complete a degree. 

Our team will also provide one-on-one assistance with using WEB Tuition Assistance, where you can apply from your workstation.

Assistance with:

Pell Grants
GI Bill
Joint Service Transcripts
TA Decide
Marine Corps COOL
Leadership Scholar Program

(CLEP) College-Level Examination Program

(DSST) DANTES Credit-by-Exam Program

(KUDER) DANTES College and Career Planning Program

(OASC) Online Academic Skills Course

(USMC COOL) Credentialing Opportunities On-Line

(USMAP) United Services Military Apprenticeship Program

Post 9/11 and Montgomery G.I. Bill

(MyCAA) My Career Advancement Account Scholarship Program

Joint Services Transcript (JST)- an official transcript endorsing and recommending college credit for military education and training, recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE).

•The MARFORRES Education Office can request for you.  (click here to submit)
•Go directly to  You can register for a JST account and it provides specific instructions on requesting transcripts.

*Please review a copy of your JST before requesting it be sent to your institution.  This will allow you to have any changes made and provide the institution