The U.S. Navy recently removed the fiscal year limit of 16 semester hours (or equivalent) and allowed Sailors to use tuition assistance (TA) up to the funding cap of $4,500. TA will continue to be paid up to the current DoD limits of $250 per semester hour, $166.67 per quarter hour, or $16.67 per clock hour up to the total yearly cap of $4,500. For more information, visit the Navy College Program website. Or call NCVEC toll free at 1-877-838-1659; DSN 492-4684. EST. For information about Navy COOL, visit the Navy COOL website or call (850) 452-6683. You can also follow Navy Voluntary Education on Facebook. For more Navy news and information, visit Military.com. For more on military education benefits, visit Military.com's Education channel.