Military & Spouse Tuition Assistance

There are a number of financial aid resources available to military-affiliated students enrolled with CCTC, including the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) for eligible military spouses. Active Duty military and their family members are afforded in-state tuition status immediately upon completion of an Active Duty Military Verification Form or Military Dependent Verification Form.

MyCAA Eligible students: spouses of E1 – E5, O1 – O2 and W1 – W2. Can qualify for up to $4000 toward an Associate degree or Certificate program that is not a general studies or liberal arts program.

Visit to set up an account or call 1800-342-9647 to speak to a MyCAA Career and Education Consultant

CLEP Testing For Active Duty Military

CCTC waives all CLEP testing, administrative fees for Active Duty Military!  Our testing center hours provide additional opportunities and flexibility to test when other testing sites may be closed.  Contact our testing center staff at this link, to learn more about CLEP or to schedule an exam, or call us at 803-774-3306

Veteran Certification Request Forms are due now for Spring Term.

ATTENTION:  All Veterans’ applying for financial aid for the Spring Term, must complete and submit a Veteran Certification Request Form.  If you need further assistance, please contact the CCTC Veterans Affairs Representative at 803-778-7845.

You can obtain the form at this link; 

Apply for In-State Tuition Status


Active Duty Military and their family members are afforded in-state tuition status immediately upon completion of the active duty military verification form or military dependent verification form.  Once completed, have it signed/verified by Shaw AFB, Education Center Staff or Unit Orderly room representative, and drop it of at any of our campus locations.

Access the forms here:         Military Active Duty Verification Form            Military Dependent Verification Form

Central Carolina Technical College named “Military Friendly® School” for sixth consecutive year!


mf-17SUMTER, SC — Central Carolina Technical College has been designated a 2017 Military Friendly® School. The Military Friendly® School designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students and to dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation. This is the sixth consecutive year CCTC has earned this status.

“Central Carolina Technical College has a long, proud history of providing high quality, affordable education to military
members and their families.   We are honored to be awarded this recognition because our military-affiliated students are
important to us,” said Lisa M. Bracken, CCTC’s Vice President of Student Affairs.

CCTC serves approximately 328 veterans and 259 active duty and dependents.  To allow for greater academic flexibility for unpredictable military schedules, classes are offered in a variety of formats.

Other CCTC resources include:
• A Military Programs Coordinator at the Shaw AFB Education Center Site
• A Veterans’ Affairs Representative on the Main Campus
• A Veterans Resource Center, which offers a variety of academic and career services in an environment where
active duty, dependents and veteran students can socialize with fellow military students
• An active chapter of the Student Veterans of America on campus

For more information on CCTC’s commitment to attracting and supporting military students, call the Military Programs
Coordinator at (803) 666-2422 or the Veterans’ Affairs Representative at (803) 778-7845.