Air Force - Fees and Tuition

There are three options available for payment for Air Force students.  Effective Fall 2019, the tuition rate is $210 per credit/SH.

Option 1: Tuition Assistance (TA) Authorization

Step1: Initial Counseling

All Airmen must complete initial counseling prior to requesting Tuition Assistance (TA) for the first time. Please contact an Education Guidance Counselor.

 Step 2: Accessing  the Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) Account

  1. Login to the Air Force Portal
  2. Under “Force Development", click on Virtual Education Center.
  3. Click on “My Education Records” to view profile for accuracy.
  4. Enter your Supervisor's contact information.
  5. Contact Education Technician or Guidance Counselor if any corrections are needed.

Step 3: Apply for TA - Please note: According to ACC policy, airmen must wait to apply for tuition assistance until sixty days prior to the start of the class.

  1. Go to Self Service Options and click “Apply for Tuition Assistance."
  2. Identify Education Center and select an Educational Goal.
  3. Verify term dates and course titles.
  4. Verify your Supervisor's contact information.
  5. Verify and submit the TA Application.

Step 4: The TA Approval Process

  • The Education Office will notify students via email of the TA Approval.
  • To check approval, revisit the AFVEC to view your enrollments and print your Tuition Assistance.
  • Electronically-authorized Tuition Assistance forms will be obtained by Coastline on behalf of airmen who register and receive TA approval before the registration/payment deadline. 
  • Command-approved Tuition Assistance Applications will still need to be sent via fax or e-mail in situations where Tuition Assistance will not be authorized by the registration/payment deadline.
  • Once the TA has been approved, print it and submit it to Coastline using one of the methods listed below:

Option 2: Credit Card/Debit Card/Check/Money Order

Students paying their own tuition or who are authorized for less than 100% of tuition must submit the remaining balance by the registration/payment deadline.

Payment may be made by credit card in MyCCC. Check or money orders should be made payable to "Coastline Community College" and mailed to:

    Coastline Community College
    Attn: Military Programs
    11460 Warner Avenue
    Fountain Valley, CA 92708 

Option 3: GI Bill®

In order to be certified to use GI Bill® benefits, please contact Coastline's Veteran Certifying Official.  Students are required to contact Coastline's Veteran Certifying Official each time a class is added or dropped.

Late Payment Options

Payment Deferral Form

  • Students who submit a Payment Deferral FormPDF Document are required to submit their TA Authorization or other form of payment by the first Friday of classes.