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Questions About DANTES

Answers to general questions about who DANTES is and what we provide.

What is DANTES?
             In simple terms, DANTES is the Department of Defense (DoD) agency that provides no-cost education and career-planning programs for active memb...
Wed, 15 Jan, 2020 at 1:44 PM
How do I apply for DANTES?
There is no application requirement to use the programs and services available through DANTES, with the exception of the Troops to Teachers program. Active ...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 11:57 AM
Who do I contact to get help with one of the DANTES programs?
Contact a military education counselor with your Service for education guidance and counseling. Our staff members are also available to assist you with the...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 11:58 AM
Does DANTES offer financial assistance?
DANTES does not provide financial assistance. The no-cost programs that we sponsor may be used by military members in place of Tuition Assistance, to save t...
Mon, 10 Dec, 2018 at 3:58 PM
Are discharged veterans and retired military personnel eligible for DANTES-funded testing?
No. You may be eligible for assistance through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. To learn more, visit https://benefits.va.gov/gibill/               ...
Mon, 10 Dec, 2018 at 4:39 PM
What is the difference between DANTES and the DSSTs?
DANTES is the Department of Defense agency that sponsors voluntary education support programs and funds test fees of the GED, ACT, SAT, DSST, CLEP, GRE, GMA...
Wed, 15 Jan, 2020 at 4:23 PM
How can DANTES help me get started?
The programs and services sponsored by DANTES, help military students plan, prepare for, and access quality education benefits and opportunities. Using no-c...
Wed, 15 Jan, 2020 at 4:23 PM
Will DANTES pay for my certification or credentialing exam?
DANTES does not fund certification and credentialing programs.  We recommend that members contact their Branch of Service's Credentialing Opportuni...
Wed, 15 Jan, 2020 at 3:46 PM
What is the Navy College Virtual Education Center (VEC) ?
In lieu of a local Navy College Office, most Voluntary Education services in the continental United States are provided to Sailors by education counselor...
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 at 10:24 AM
SAT/ACT Testing and STA-21 Application
Due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, we are aware that SAT and ACT testing has been cancelled and/or delayed. STA-21 program applications are still due, post...
Tue, 7 Apr, 2020 at 4:49 PM