National Guard/Reserves Educational Benefits

Before enrolling in classes with Middlesex Community College, please contact the Educational Service Officer (ESO) associated with your unit to determine your educational benefits. 


Armed Forces Tuition Waiver
National Guard Tuition and Fees Waiver

Select your benefits:

Tuition Assistance and Tuition Waiver Overview

Montgomery GI Bill® – Selected Reserve (USC Chapter 1606)

Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP) (USC Chapter 1607)

Veterans Education Assistance Program (VEAP) (USC Chapter 32)

National Call to Service Program (USC Chapter 31 Sec 501)

Massachusetts Army National Guard Educational Assistance Program (MGL Chapter 33)

Other Possible Funding Options and Tools:

VA GI Bill® Comparison Tool
Financial Aid
Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) – College Resources for Veterans and Active Military

Unsure of your National Guard benefits or have questions, please contact:

National Guard Education Office
Phone: 339-202-3199

Unsure of your Reserves benefits or have questions, please contact:

Army Reserves Education and Training Office:
Phone: 978-796-2331/2390

Hanscomb Air Force Base Education and Training Office:
Phone: 781-225-5942

Called to active duty? 

Leave of Absence Due to Military Deployment


Air Force Reserve
Army Reserve
Coast Guard Reserve
Navy Reserve
U.S. Marine Corps Force Reserve
Massachusetts National Guard
New Hampshire National Guard

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Last Modified: 8/4/23