Military: How can I submit my proof of military status documents?

You may e-mail or fax your documentation to the attention of Residency Staff at residency@umuc.edu, or you may fax it to 240-684-2153. Please be sure to include your student identification number with any documentation that you submit. 
 
Note: Copies of military identification cards should not be submitted. UMUC will not accept copies of 
identification cards as proof of military status. 

Refer to the information below for the documentation that you must submit as proof of military status.
 



Sponsors  (Active Duty, National Guard, or Reserve Service Member)
If you are currently active duty, a member of a National Guard unit, in the selected reserves, or in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), please submit documentation from one of the following options: 
  • Option 1: Proof of Service Statement or Letter, OR 
  • Option 2: Copy of your most recent enlistment contract, OR 
  • Option 3: Copy of your most recent Leave and Earnings Statement, OR 
  • Option 4: Copy of a Tuition Assistance (TA) form showing date of separation (Air Force Only)

 
Spouse of an 
Active Duty, National Guard, or Reserve Service Member (Undergraduate Students)
If you are currently an undergraduate student who is the spouse or dependent child of a full-time active duty service member, Commissioned Corps members of the Uniformed Services, selected reservists, or National Guard members, please submit documentation from one of the following options: 
  • Option 1: Copy of DEERS form 1172, OR \
  • Option 2: A copy of your marriage certificate PLUS documentation showing that your spouse is currently active duty. Choose from one of the following:

• Proof of service statement, or
• Copy of the most recent enlistment contract, or
• Copy of a Leave and Earnings statement, or
• Copy of a TA form showing the date of separation (Air Force Only)

 

Dependent Child of an Active Duty, National Guard, or Reserve Service Member (Undergraduate Students)

  • Please submit a copy of DEERS form 1172



Spouse of an Active Duty Service Member (Graduate Students)
If you are currently a graduate student who is the spouse of a full-time active duty military member or a PHS or NOAA member, please submit documentation from one of the following options: 

  • Option 1: Copy of DEERS form 1172 OR 
  • Option 2: A copy of your marriage certificate PLUS documentation showing that your spouse is currently active duty. Choose from one of the following: 
    • a proof of service statement, or
    • a copy of his or her most recent enlistment contract, or
    • a copy of a recent Leave and Earnings statement, or
    • a copy of a TA form showing the date of separation (Air Force Only)

Dependent child of an active duty service member (Graduate Students)
If you are a current graduate student who is the dependent child of a full-time active duty military member or a PHS or NOAA member AND your provider lives in Maryland, or is stationed in Maryland, or claims Maryland as his or her home of residency, please submit all of the following:
  1. a copy of DEERS form 1172, AND
  2. a copy of your provider's lease or deed to his or her residence in Maryland OR a copy of your provider's orders to a duty station in Maryland OR a copy of your provider's most recent Leave and Earnings Statement showing Maryland as his or her home of residency