Fort Sam Houston

Before engaging in any voluntary education activities, please consult your education service office for guidance regarding service-specific requirements, instructions, and/or regulations.  St. Philip's College does not engage in high-pressure recruiting tactics, nor do we provide additional compensation for the recruitment of military-connected families. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Email Us Phone: (210) 486-2001

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Military Support Services provides advocacy, information, and enrollment services for military-connected students on behalf of the Alamo Colleges.  Before engaging in voluntary education activities, please consult your service education office for guidance.

Available Services

Assistance from Military Support Services includes, but is not limited to:

  • Admissions & Enrollment
  • Assessment & TSI
  • Residency Classification
  • Student Portal Navigation
  • Basic Financial Aid
  • Tuition Assistance (Mil-TA)
  • Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)
  • AFVEC, NavyCollege, ArmyIgnitED
  • Changes due to Deployment
  • Overseas Advocacy

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Course Information

St. Philip's College offers courses specifically for our military families:

JBSA Spring JBSA Summer JBSA Fall
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DoD Funded (TA/MyCAA) Tuition & Fees

The Alamo Colleges provide a tuition rate for our TA and MyCAA-funded students so you can get the most out of your funding.  Speak with a Military Support Services team member if you have questions regarding these rates.

DoD Tuition & Fees 2023-2024

DoD Tuition & Fees 2022-23

Payments & Payment Extensions

Submit TA/MyCAA Payment

Don't forget to check your student account balance and submit payment for costs not covered by TA/MyCAA.

Students with delayed TA/MyCAA funding may request to secure courses and delay payment due to delayed DoD funding by submitting a Payment Deferment Request.  Please speak with a Military Support Services staff member for specific information on payment extension requests.

Request a Payment Extension

Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)

St. Philip's College participates in the Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) program for military spouses.  Eligible spouses may receive up to $4,000 towards completing a certificate or degree.

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Air Force General Education Mobile (GEM)

St. Philip's College is an original and continuing participant in the Air Force General Education Mobile program, helping Airmen across the globe complete Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) degree requirements. 

More on GEM

JBSA Education Center Contacts

Questions about Tuition Assistance and participation in Voluntary Education should be directed to your Education Service Office.

Fort Sam Houston -Army: (210) 221-1738

Email Fort Sam -Army
Fort Sam Houston -AF: (210) 221-1294

Email Fort Sam -Air Force
Lackland: (210) 671-8711

Email Lackland
Randolph: (210) 652-5964

Email Randolph

Information & Tools

St. Philip's College is regionally accredited by SACSCOC and is signatory to the DoD Voluntary Education Partnership MOU.

College Financing Plan College Scorecard
Paying for College College Navigator
Student Loan Information Accreditation Information
TA Decide Tool Voluntary Education

If you have any questions or would like assistance with any of the information presented on this page, please contact the Military Support Services team.


Contact Us


Contact Information

Site Representatives
Sarai Carpenter
Off-Site Coordinator

Evening Personnel 
Mario "Jay" Oliveira
Admin. Svcs. Spec.

Service Hours
Mon-Thu at FSH: 0730-1600
Friday Remote: 1000-1700
Remote Zoom ID: 2104862001 

Classroom Location
Army Education Bldg.
Bldg. 2248; Second Floor
2408 N. New Braunfels Ave.
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234

Office Location
Army Education Center
Bldg. 2248; Second Floor, Rm 206
2408 N. New Braunfels Ave. 
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234