What is the AU-ABC Program?

The AU-ABC was created to help enlisted Airmen pursue advanced education beyond the associate degrees they earn through the Community College of the Air Force. The program links CCAF graduates to accredited civilian academic institutions that offer online or distance learning bachelor’s degrees.

How do I access Afvec from home?

Before you can access the online TA request process, you must create a user name and password on the AFVEC. This can be done through the Air Force Portal at https://www.my.af.mil/.

How do you get a CCAF degree?

You must have a minimum of 16 semester hours of resident coursework completed in a CCAF affiliated school to graduate. See your individual academic degree program in the CCAF Catalog for specific technical education requirements. This includes Airman Leadership School, NCO Academy, and the Air Force Senior NCO Academy.

What does AB stand for in the Air Force?

Airman Basic
AB = Airman Basic, the rank of your Airman while in Basic Military Training. A1C = Abbreviation of the rank Airman First Class. AF = Air Force. AFB = Air Force Base.

How do I apply for Air Force TA?

To apply for TA benefits, visit the Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) via https://www.my.af.mil/faf/FAF/fafHome.jsp, then follow these steps: Create your username and password, or login using your existing credentials. Navigate to the Tuition Assistance Program application.

When can you use tuition assistance Air Force?

Applying for Tuition Assistance (TA) Benefits The application window is 45 days prior to the start of a semester to 7 days before the start of class. Plan ahead and go to the Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) to start the process before you are under the gun.

Can I still get my CCAF after I separate?

In order to be eligible, wounded warriors must have been enrolled in a CCAF degree program at the time of separation or retirement; must have been awarded a 9W-series Reporting Identifier for combat-related injuries or illnesses as reflected in the military personal system; and have 10 years from their separation or …

Is a CCAF an AA or an AS degree?

Answer: Vocational degrees earned through Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) are considered associate’s degrees as they are obtained after completing 60 credits. Vocational associate’s degrees differ from educational associate’s degrees however, in that they are not designed to transfer to an bachelor’s degree.

What is lowest rank in Air Force?

Airman basic
Airman basic (AB) is the lowest enlisted rank in the United States Air Force immediately below airman. The pay grade for airman basic is E-1. As opposed to all other USAF enlisted and officer ranks, airman basic has no rank insignia affiliated.

What does AU-ABC stand for in the Air Force?

Military / Veterans. The Air University Associates-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) Program is an initiative that establishes partnerships between the Air Force and civilian higher education institutions to offer four-year degree opportunities to Air Force enlisted members.

What is the Air Force associate to Baccalaureate program?

The Air University (AU) Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (ABC) program is a special initiative between the Air Force and civilian higher education institutions designed to offer baccalaureate degree opportunities to every Air Force enlisted member.

How many AU-ABC degree programs are there?

AU-ABC degree programs cover graduates of all CCAF AAS degrees. There are more than 250 AU-ABC programs in a variety of disciplines. Listed below are just a few: Each AU-ABC partner school has gone through an extensive AU-ABC application and vetting process.

Can a CCAF graduate get an AU-ABC degree?

Members of the U.S. Air Force with any CCAF associate of applied science degree are eligible to participate in the CTU AU-ABC BSCJ, BSHCM or BSM programs. If you are a CCAF graduate interested in a CTU degree other than the ones listed above, we invite you to explore CTU’s many online and campus-based degree programs.