Veterans Benefits - Melbourne Campus
Your Florida Tech degree could be free when you apply your veterans benefits!
To assist veterans interested in earning a top quality degree from a regionally accredited, not-for-profit university, Florida Tech works with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to accept veterans benefits from all six GI Bill® programs, including the Post 9/11 GI Bill®. Florida Tech is also a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program.
This page outlines important information and processes for veterans who wish to study at Florida Tech's campus in Melbourne, Florida. Visit the Education Centers website or the Office of Online Learning for specific instructions about using your Veterans Benefits at an Education Center or for one of our online programs.
Applying Your Benefits at Florida Tech
Our goal is to provide you with the best possible service and assistance as you begin the process of enrolling at Florida Tech. Here are some steps to help you get started.
Apply for Admission
First, learn about Applying for Undergraduate Admission or Applying for Graduate Admission. Then, when you are ready, complete the appropriate application. Florida Tech accepts applications year-round so apply any time. If you need help:
Apply for VA Education Benefits / Transfer VA Benefits
Go to the U.S. government's education benefits website and apply. Once your eligibility is determined, the VA will mail you a Certificate of Eligibility (COE). The COE will also be made available for download from vets.gov.
If you already have a COE and are transferring your education benefits from another college or university, follow the instructions on vets.gov to complete a VA Change of Program or Place of Training.
Send Us Your Documents
Veterans must submit copies of the following items to the Military Affairs Coordinator at Florida Tech.
- Certificate of Eligibility
- FIT Letter of Authorization -- click the link reflecting when you will attend class:
- VA Change of Program or Place of Training form, if applicable
Applicants may submit documents in one of the following ways:
- Scan and email
- Fax to (321) 724-2778
- Hand deliver to the Military Affairs Coordinator in Harris Commons (Bldg 710FTC, Rm 124)
- Mail to: Office of Financial Aid - Military Affairs Coordinator, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901.