Through our Military Outreach Centers, which are located on each campus, you’ll connect with military veterans and benefit from guidance in the application, enrollment and graduation processes. By connecting you to resources on- and off-campus and providing you with the most up-to-date information about your status as a military student, we promise to give you the tools you need to succeed.
As a military-connected student, you can take advantage of numerous benefits, scholarships and resources at Georgia State. Visit the Department of Veterans Affairs website to learn about your VA education benefits. Explore our resources to discover all that the university and community have to offer.
Whether you’re starting your first college experience, already enrolled at another university or going back to school, we’ll walk you through the process. Review the descriptions below to prepare for your educational journey.
Your college journey will be full of milestones and tasks. We’ve provided a timeline to keep you on track.
To use your GI Bill educational benefits, you must first submit an online application to the Department of Veteran Affairs for your VA benefits. Visit vets.gov/education/apply/. If you are a prospective student and wish to apply to Georgia State, visit our Undergraduate Admissions or Graduate Admissions offices.
*Note: Time is a key factor in the application process. The Department of Veterans Affairs requests 30-45 business days (5-9 calendar weeks) to process an application. However, in some cases, the processing time can take up to a month longer.
Veterans are eligible for the same financial aid resources as all Georgia State students. Visit Student Financial Services to learn more about the financial resources available at Georgia State.
As a veteran, you may be eligible for additional financial aid and scholarship resources. Check out the following:
Remember, to take advantage of your VA educational benefits, you must gVerify each semester you plan to use your VA benefits to pay for classes.
SPRING: DECEMBER 1
SUMMER: APRIL 1
FALL: AUGUST 1
Military Outreach Centers, located on all Georgia State campuses, maintain information about campus and community resources and local veteran support services while providing contact and camaraderie with other military and veteran students.
For all non-certification questions and guidance, contact or visit the Military Outreach Center on your campus.
We are here to assist you in making a smooth transition from military life to college life. We are dedicated to connecting you with the tools and services you need to succeed at Georgia State.
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