Please use this document to assist you in the initial steps for applying to the University, registering for classes, and connecting with your military benefits.

There are a few things that you will need to finalize the admissions process and get you accepted into the university.

* Apply to the University; either on - line or in person. The one-time $25 application for undergraduate students, $50 application fee for graduate students, and $75 fee for doctoral students is waived for all military veterans, pending proof of military service.

*Provide an official transcript from your high school (or GED program) and previously attended colleges or universities.

*Provide a copy of your DD214 (or Enlisted Records Brief) to prove military service.

*Submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) for education benefits: The VA will mail this to you, after completing the Veterans On Line Application (VONAPP) at If you are unfamiliar with your benefits or have questions about applying, please contact Kevin Smith (Certifying Official) at 708-235-2223 or email

*Submit a copy of ISAC Certificate of Eligibility (if needed) 800-899-4722

*Complete your financial aid application ( GSU School Code is: 009145.

*Complete the Joint Service Transcript Application (JST) In order to receive college credit (and employment credit) for your military service, please complete the application then send the unofficial transcripts to GSU Veterans Resource Center.

Feel free to call or email Veterans Resource Center Staff at: 708-235-7597 or if you have questions or concerns.