Minnesota State Colleges and Universities - Resources for veterans and service members

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Resources for veterans and service members


Find out about military to college transitions

Minnesota State College and Universities provides information, services and support to veterans and services members along with military to college tools to meet your goals.

Check out education, career and life planning, financial, military transfer and policy resources or connect directly to any of the 31 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. Use the military-to-college checklist (PDF) prepared by the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affiars Higher Education Veterans Program to identify and complete the tasks that will prepare you for college.

Military credit transfer information
By using the Veterans Education Transfer System (VETS), you may find out what academic credit is available from Minnesota State Colleges and Universities based on your military training and experience.

Request your military transcript
When applying for admission, request that an official copy of your military transcripts be sent to your campus transfer specialist or registrar. The campus will evaluate your military credits to determine whether or not the credits are applicable to your program.

Military education benefits
Learn how to use the military education benefits earned from your service and explore other financial support that will contribute to college success. Check out the interactive benefits flowchart from MyMilitaryEducation for an overview of possible education benefits available to Minnesota veterans.

Career and life planning
Getting the most out of your college education requires hard work, planning and a commitment from you. Using career exploration and goal setting resources from MyMilitary GPS Lifeplan will help you get going in a direction that is right for you.

Military-friendly policies
Learn about veteran- and service member-friendly policies to support your success as a student.

Explore online learning
Try an online demo course, attend an online workshop or participate in special online events at no charge. Connect with an online advisor to discuss your plans and questions. Visit our online learning resources to find career, library, tutoring and many other resources and services offered by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

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