Go to College
- Civilian employees may request a Joint Service Transcript (JST) assuming that they have ACE credits for exams or courses taken through the military. Click on the following link to access the JST transcript. If items are missing or wrong on the JST, civilians should complete Application for Correction Form CGI-1562 and submit it along with documentation for the missing or erroneous item to the Registrarís Office at the Coast Guard Institute. More information about JST can be found under the Go to College section under Active Duty Members.
- College credit can be earned by taking examinations sponsored by DANTES. Civilians are encouraged to review college credit by examination and especially the CG Institute Study Library for available examinations and resources. Many of these resources are free to civilians. See college credit by examination for details.
Pay for College
- Tuition Assistance: Civilian employees are not eligible for CG Tuition Assistance, per ALCOAST 148/14.
- Scholarship, grant & loan resources: A list of links for scholarships is provided as a resource for civilians.