Worcester State University
Student Veterans


WSU Veteran/Military Admission Program


Admissions Contact:

Christopher Dooley, Assistant Director of Admissions

Office 241, Administration Building







Academic Success Center Contacts:

Tammy Tebo, Assistant Dean of Academic Services

Office 130, Administration Building



Colleen Wheaton, Director of First-Year and Transfer Services

Office 130, Administration Building




The purpose of the Veteran/Military Admission Program is to help foster the veteran/military applicants through the admission processes which may require different standards and practices from the traditional freshman/transfer admission procedures. To assist with specific challenges and concerns as well as provide additional support in the applicant’s re-acclimation to civilian life. This program allows Veteran/Military applicants on a path to a degree seeking program to maximize benefits they may qualify for awarded during years of service. Allows for transfer of Military Credit  https://jst.doded.mil    (Air Force) http://www.au.af.mil/au/ccaf/academics/index.asp Provides for additional support structures to maximize success in a degree program

  (·      The Worcester State University Veteran/Military Program allows academic credit to be awarded for students’ previous military occupation, military training, coursework and experiences towards degrees and certificates.   The determination of academic credit shall be determined by the Worcester State Admissions Standards.  Eligible students shall receive accurate and complete academic counseling in regards to the policy when they are admitted.

Admissions may use multiple methods for evaluating military occupation, training, experience and coursework for academic credit, including the ACE Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services, CLEP, DANTES Subject Standardized Tests and other methods as deemed appropriate by Worcester State University Academic credits earned through the evaluation of military occupation, training, experience and coursework are transferrable within the public higher education system in accordance with the Mass Transfer agreement.

Once Admissions has posted credit to the student’s academic record, the Academic Success Center will review the student’s credit along with their program of study to determine the allocation of military credit in appropriate areas. All inquiries regarding the specific allocation of military credit should be directed to the Academic Success Center.


The Military has simplified the process, regardless of what branch you served in; you now have the ability to go to the following site to obtain your transcript, with the exception of Air Force Transcripts 

https://jst.doded.mil      (Air Force) http://www.au.af.mil/au/ccaf/academics/index.asp


In order to attend WSU you must provide medical documentation: This link will assist you in that process i https://www.myhealth.va.gov/index.html


Related Links
  WSU Student Handbook
  National Guard Tuition Waiver Form
  Air Force ROTC
  Army ROTC
  Navy ROTC

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