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Public Safety Officer Career Advancement Reimbursment

Application Instructions  (Accepting applications 7/1/2021 through 9/1/2021)

  • The current round of PSOCAR applications will open 7/1/2021 for the academic year 2019/2020
    • Summer, 2019; Fall, 2019, & Spring, 2020
    • Completed applications are due by 5:00 pm MST on 9/1/2021
  • Applications are submitted to Dr. Brent Horn electronically with the subject: PSOCAR application-Your Name
    • Your application and materials must be PDF files, no cell phone pictures
    • Your employment dates must be verified by a member of the agency's human resources staff (not your Sgt, Lt, Capt, Chief or Sheriff). Exact day/month/year dates are required.
    • Your application must include documentation about tuition and fees charged and paid.  You can find this in the Student Bill app on the WSU Portal, or by contacting the Cashier's Office.
    • Your application must  include documentation that you passed the classes you took.  Submit copies of your entire WSU unofficial transcript.
  • Applications will be reviewed and forwarded electronically to USHE on a rolling basis (generally within one week of receiving all the appropriate paperwork).
  • In the past, reimbursements have depended on funding available.  Apply early to maximize the chances of receiving a full reimbursement.
  • Dr. Horn can answer questions about the application and eligibility.  We do not have answers to other questions about the program such as when reimbursements will be issued, how the funds are transferred, or how much you will actually receive.  Those question will have to be addressed to USHE.

For more information on PSOCAR, please go to the following Utah System of Higher Education website: PSOCAR