ROTC members

The University of Tampa is consistently recognized as a Military Friendly School by , a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business.

UT is proud to serve those who serve our country, and offers exceptional opportunities to new cadets, Green-to-Gold enlistees and career transitioners.

Veterans Admissions Contact

An admissions staff member specializing in recruiting and admitting military students will work with you one-on-one to guide you through the admissions process. Contact Heather Burlingame at  hburlingame@ut.edu with any questions.

Veterans Benefits

The University of Tampa administers various types of veterans educational benefits to veterans and their dependents pursuing degree programs at UT. UT also has a VA-certifying official on-site.

Transfer Credit

UT has a generous transfer credit policy for military students, including credit for prior military service, and correspondence and online courses. UT accepts transfer credits from institutions such as the American Military University and Central Texas College.


UT has ROTC programs for the Navy, Air Force and Army — one of the strongest in the nation. In fact, UT is the only non-military college with multiple Army ROTC Raytheon Award winners.

Career Services for Veterans

Veteran students are encouraged to meet with a professional in the Office of Career Services to discuss how their unique experiences can best be translated in the choice of an academic major and/or career path.