The 2021 Virtual Military Education fair is open to all active duty military, veterans, National Guard/Reservists, military spouses and family members. Participants will engage with Military Education Liaisons and Admission Representatives to learn about UNC’s world class degree programs from each of our 16 unique universities across North Carolina. Today, nearly 20,000 military-connected students are enrolled in a variety of our programs to include STEM, Business Administration, Education, Health Care, & Cyber/IT. Learn about the application process, how to use your VA education benefits, transfer existing credits, residency requirements, and other important information.

Whether you are just starting your educational journey or are looking to enhance your career and professional development opportunities through higher education, this virtual education fair is for you!

WHO: Active Duty Military, NG/Reservists, Veterans, Military Spouses, & Family Members
WHEN: April 26-27, 2021; 12pm-2pm
WHERE: Virtual via Zoom

Education fair Goals


  • Attendees will:
    • leave with helpful information regarding specific degree programs of their interest
    • learn how to utilize and maximize VA education benefits
    • have a better understanding of the Residency Determination System (RDS)
    • learn how to navigate important support services (tutoring services, disability resource centers, military resource centers, etc)
    • learn how to transfer existing college credits 
    • learn how to leverage military experience for academic credit