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Veterans' Resource Center

Serving you is Central

Whether you plan to complete your degree at our main campus in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, or through Global Campus online or in one of our 30+ centers across the U.S., including 20 on bases and installations, the Veterans Resource Center is here to assist you every step of the way. CMU has a rich history of offering courses to military personnel, veterans, and their family members. We take great pride in serving those who served.​

Application fee waiver

All U.S. military veterans, active duty, National Guard, and Reserve service members are eligible to have their application fee to CMU waived. To receive the waiver, the individual must provide one of the following to CMU at the time of application:

  • DD-214 form verifying service
  • Service verification letter from their command indicating current duty station
  • VA Certificate of Eligibility (CoE)
  • Active military ID if you are applying in person at a CMU center

Military Rate

CMU ​offers a Military Rate to all eligible students.  ​​​​​​All active-duty military, reservist, guard members, their spouses and qualified dependents receive reduced tuition rates.

Acceptable means of verification include:

Show active/guard/reserve military, or dependent identification card, to CMU Veterans’ Resource Center, the Student Service Court in the UC, or the nearest CMU Education Center staff. 

OR

Verification letter from your command reflecting current status and end of service date. Photocopies of U.S. Military identification cards should not be submitted and will not be accepted as verification.

2021 Military Time - Best for Vets Colleges

Ranked 8th in the nation and the highest in Michigan for Best for Vets by Military Times.

GI Bill® Enrollment Certification Request Form

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 https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.