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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 Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support program that provides no-cost education and career-plann...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 11:50 AM
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 DoD agency that is responsible for providing voluntary education program support and funding the test fees of the GED, ACT, SAT, DSST, CLEP, G...
Thu, 6 Dec, 2018 at 12:11 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...
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018 at 12:09 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...
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019 at 10:59 AM
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