Military and Veteran Services

Thank you Veterans Welcome Active Duty Military, Veterans, and Military Family Members

Valdosta State University is proud to welcome members of the military and veterans. The university provides educational services to active duty military at Moody Air Force Base, Kings Base Naval Submarine Base, and Albany Marine Logistics Base. Our department was created to assist adult and military learners with earning college degrees. We are committed to offering you our best in academic advising, transitional guidance, and military/veteran student connection opportunities. 


Veteran Resource Center

Military Outreach

VSU is committed to being a "military friendly" institution and has established several military outreach programs to ensure military students have the information and support they need. Our staff is determined to provide each student with the personal and professional resources they need to be successful during their academic journey. 

Contact our military outreach staff by email at AMP@valdosta.edu, by phone at 229-253-2855, or by visiting our office between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday. We are located in suite 1200 in Pound Hall located on the North Campus.


News for Military/Veteran Students

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Fee Waiver for Active Duty Military Personnel

The Georgia Board of Regents approved a resolution at its April 2012 meeting which includes an exemption from the Special Institutional Fee for all active duty military students beginning Fall 2012. This expands the waiver which was already available to any active duty military member with approved Tuition Assistance from Moody AFB, Kings Bay NB, and Albany MCLB. Eligible military personnel should contact VSU Veterans Affairs or VSU Registrar for appropriate forms.

"New Student Application Fee Waiver (ACTIVE DUTY AND VETERANS ONLY)

https://www.valdosta.edu/admissions/undergraduate/documents/application-fee-waiver-for-military-service-members.pdf


Complimentary Military Service Honor Cords for VSU Graduates

Military Honor Cord

If you are participating in VSU's commencement exercises and are active duty military or a military veteran, service honor cords are available to you compliments of the VSU Vets and the Adult and Military Programs Department. The cords may be worn during commencement for either the graduate school or undergraduate exercises.


To receive service honor cords, see Denisha Allen at Pound Hall, Room 1202. The office is open Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., and Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.


Military

Active duty military members and their families are admitted free of charge to regular season home contests. All that is required is a valid military ID at the gate upon entry. 


Military members must purchase tickets for GSC and NCAA playoff events hosted by VSU. A military ID does not provide admittance to these events.