WSU Veteran/Military Admission Program
Christopher Dooley, Asst. Director Admissions Office 241, Admin 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
· Allows Veteran/Military members to maximize benefits they may qualify for
· Allows for transfer of Military Credit (JST) awarded during years of service.
· Provide additional support structures to maximize success in the 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.
TO REQUEST MILITARY TRANSCRIPTS:
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
(Air Force) http://www.au.af.mil/au/ccaf/academics/index.asp
TO REQUEST MILITARY MEDICAL RECORDS
In order to attend WSU you must provide medical documentation: This link will assist you in that process is https://www.myhealth.va.gov/index.html