Resources for Student Veterans and Active-Duty Military
Each year, thousands of military members take classes at Oklahoma colleges and universities. With the revamped GI Bill, veteran enrollment numbers have increased dramatically. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education encourage all active and retired service members to take full advantage of their educational benefits.
Helpful resources are available below and at the links to the right.
GI Bill (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
Today's GI Bill: Connecting American's Veterans to Higher Education
The Post 9-11 GI Bill provides tuition, textbook and living expenses assistance to eligible members (and their dependents). As this is a VA-operated program, questions should be directed to the veteran's Educational Benefits Officer (EBO) or Oklahoma's State Accrediting Agency (see below).
Oklahoma’s State Accrediting Agency
The SAA provides support to veterans and their families as they move into college degree programs, on-the-job training and career technology centers.
Oklahoma Air & Army National Guard Education Benefits
This site provides information on the education benefits available to soldiers and airmen.
National Guard Tuition Waivers
The Oklahoma National Guard Tuition Waiver is established as an incentive for qualified young men and women to join the Oklahoma National Guard and as a means to retain skilled, productive citizens within the state.