Veterans

Georgia Southern University Veteran Students

You answered the call to serve, now reward yourself by advancing your second career through education. Georgia Southern is a military-friendly university, placing high value on your military experience. Our Military Resource Center keeps you in touch with fellow vets, and our veteran affairs specialist will help you make the most of your VA benefits. Georgia Southern has a variety of career-enhancing academic degrees and programs such as criminal justice, professional communication and leadership, engineering, and health professions that many with military backgrounds find to be a good match. Put your experience toward your education and apply today.

VA Benefit Programs

Getting Started

Begin the application process by following the steps on our Admissions Checklist. In addition to the action items on the checklist, complete the applicable out-of-state tuition and student fee waivers to include in your application.

While gaining admission to the university, students should contact the School Certifying Official (SCO) to begin the process of applying for VA or benefits. The following documents should be presented to the SCO when applying for VA benefits:

  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • DD-214 or have Official Military Transcript sent (if applicable)
  • Please see the Certifying Official to request an evaluation of your CCAF Transcript or Joint Service Transcript to determine if additional credits can approved for your military training, education, and experience
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Last updated: 6/15/2018

Military Resource Centers

Statesboro Campus • Russell Union Second Floor • (912) 478-3326

Armstrong Campus • Pirate Athletic Center 113 • (912) 344-3324

Liberty Campus • 175 West Memorial Drive, Hinesville, Georgia 31313 • (912) 877-1906